Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone, center, and County Legislator Jay Schneiderman spoke with a group of Montauk residents and business owners on Wednesday during a daylong visit to the East End. Janis Hewitt

East Hampton Town revenue bucked upward trend
Hampton Pix

Rebuilt beach not viable in short term, feds say
Steve Couch, at rear, and Anthony Ciorra of the Army Corps of Engineers and Sue McCormick of the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation laid out plans for the downtown Montauk beachfront. Morgan McGivern

May support limited ban at Indian Wells

Police investigating Amagansett house fire, others
David Osiecki, accused by Southampton Town police of setting fire to a Dune Road, Bridgehampton house, is being investigated by other police agencies looking for connections to other recent fires. T.E. McMorrow

Consultants inject soil contamination into PSEG fight; meeting is Saturday
The soil around a PSEG pole on Town Lane Long Island Businesses for Responsible Energy
A pole on Cedar StreetLong Island Businesses for Responsible Energy

Photos confirm presence of animal claimed seen from Montauk to Water Mill
Coyotes, like this one photographed Friday morning by Dell Cullum, look similar to German shepherds, but are half their size, according to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation. Dell Cullum

A Nissan Altima suffered front-end damage after an accident in the intersection of Pantigo Road and Pantigo Place in East Hampton Tuesday morning. Taylor K. Vecsey
The Nissan and a Land Rover collided in the intersection.Taylor K. Vecsey