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A creature from another planet was among the many visitors to East Hampton on Halloween. Morgan McGivern
Main Street in East Hampton was filled with trick-or-treaters. Morgan McGivern
It was all about the hair for one older trick-or-treater, and a puppy named Archie tried to see what a little pumpkin had to offer along the trail.Jane Bimson
Glen Welsch, an obvious Mets fan, with his daughter, Hailey Welsch, who dressed as an angel, on Halloween in downtown Montauk.T.E. McMorrow
A family of super heroes trick-or-treated in Montauk on Saturday; Jake Williams, otherwise known as Batman, Madison Williams, as Wonder Woman, Sherry Williams, in a Batwoman outfit, carrying Sierra Williams.T.E. McMorrow
Some of the tiniest trick-or-treaters in Montauk.Jane Bimson
Wendy and Dan Boerem with their daughters Avery and Abby T.E. McMorrow
Right on the Montauk streets, a face-off between Darth Vader (Brian Lester) and Luke Skywalker (Hudson Roman)T.E. McMorrow
Austin Allen of Springs, who was a battle field soldier, was among the kids who attended the Halloween open house at the East Hampton Ladies Village Improvement Society on Saturday.Durell Godfrey
Rafa DeMartis kept the Halloween fun going on Sunday at the Halloween "Pawty" at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons in Wainscott.


Hamra Ozzsu, a reading teacher at the Bridgehampton School, dressed as a disco bunny and helped lead kids in kindergarten through fifth grade on a costume parade down Bridgehampton's Main Street. Christine Sampson
Four girls, dressed as princesses and a cat, rocked their Halloween costumes and posed for pictures during Friday's Halloween parade.Christine Sampson
The parade featured all sorts of characters, like a prehistoric costume, a garden gnome, and of course a hot dog, a Halloween classic.Christine Sampson
Bridgehampton's costume parade featured costumes ranging from sweet to downright scary.Christine Sampson
Hundreds of kids in costumes marched from the elementary school to the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center and back.Carissa Katz
Costumes in the John M. Marshall Elementary School parade ranged from the classic to the quirky.Carissa Katz
A soccer star and a brave knight ran to catch up with their classmates during the John M. Marshall Elementary School costume parade.Christine Sampson
Plenty of teachers got into the Halloween spirit too, leading their students on the annual Halloween parade route.Carissa Katz
A patriotic young soldier waved an American flag during the John M. Marshall Elementary School costume parade.Christine Sampson
With sparkling ruby slippers, two young girls dressed as Dorothy from "The Wizard of Oz" stood out among the characters in the John M. Marshall Elementary School costume parade.Christine Sampson

Trick-or-treaters on the Pumpkin Trail in Sag Harbor last year. Durell Godfrey

Amos Goodman hopes Tuesday's election sends him to Hauppauge, home of the Suffolk County Legislature, but for now, he's in Riverhead at jury duty.

The road closures help keep children and adults alike safe on Halloween.


Firefighters were met with a glow at Hartman's Briney Breezes in Montauk Friday morning. The fire "had been burning a while before we were called," Chief Joe Lenahan said. Dalton Portella
Dalton Portella
Dalton Portella

Who really owns ‘blighted’ property?
Sag Harbor Village and Southampton Town officials want to turn the Ferry Road properties into a waterfront park, but the owner's representative said they don't want to sell. Taylor K. Vecsey

Bursting at seams, but state approval takes 42 weeks
John J. Finello, left, the Springs School superintendent, and Carl Fraser, right, the district's interim business administrator, broke down the Springs School District's next steps on its facilities plan during the Oct. 19 school board meeting. Christine Sampson