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Satellite would replace Little League fields
The best spot for a Southampton Hospital emergency room satellite is the site of the Pantigo Place, East Hampton, Little League fields, hospital officials believe, but town officials are also still considering a Wainscott site. ­Morgan McGivern

Officials of the Maidstone Club told the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals that a wood bridge across Hook Pond was essential to the safety of golfers, pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists on Dunemere Lane. Christopher Walsh


Bryan Smith, center, a Ross School science teacher, often leads lessons outdoors on the Lower School campus, which has recently been certified as a wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. Wil Weiss



An entry in last year's Bridgehampton Lions Club pumpkin-carving contest Durell Godfrey photos

The faucets in four sinks in the Bridgehampton School's chemistry laboratory, like the one seen here during a Sept. 14 tour of the school, were replaced after initially testing high for lead content. Christine Sampson

Janis Hewitt, who had worked for The Star for 20 years, died Tuesday in a car accident on Montauk Highway in Montauk.
Traffic was shut down on Montauk Highway at Lincoln Road because of a head-on crash near the Montauk transfer station.T.E. McMorrow

Mickey is one of the black cats available for adoption at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. ARF Hamptons
Misty is also available for adoption.ARF Hamptons