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New Year’s Eve was the day of the Orient bird count
Cedar Point lighthouse is also known as the Cedar Island Lighthouse. Arthur Goldberg

The road from therapist to entrepreneur is not as unlikely as it might at first seem
Bryan, left, measured ingredients. Robert portioned gingersnaps. Shirley Ruch Photos
Collier, left, and Leftheri enjoyed hands-on work in the bakery’s kitchen. Shirley Ruch Photos

Joseph G. Worysz, left, and Maximillian H. Bonilla, right, were arrested Monday. Riverhead Town police

Job Potter was sworn in as the new chairman of the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Tuesday. Carissa Katz



Smoke was billowing out the front of the Sag Harbor Cinema on the morning of Dec. 16 in what would be the worst fire on the South Fork in 22 years. Michael Heller
Chris Martin and Coldplay's performance at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett in August was one of the highlights of the summer of 2016.Kevin Mazur
The driver of this older-model Mercedes that crashed onto the Maidstone Club's golf course over the July Fourth weekend survived the wreck, though he was charged with drunken driving. Hampton Pix

Day care center addresses societal trends that are impacting school readiness
The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center has partnered with Yale University and the State University at Old Westbury on a program to get parents more involved in their children’s education. Christine Sampson

Georges Bank said to be ‘paved with fluke’; Schumer fears major job losses
“If it all looks bad, it might be because they don’t have enough information,” Bonnie Brady of the Long Island Commercial Fishing Association said of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s trawl surveys, which she believes are incomplete and therefore producing skewed data. Durell Godfrey

Building code proposal includes grandfather clause
East Hampton Town could further limit residential construction. A hearing on measures intended to preserve the town's architectural character will be on Thursday. David E. Rattray