Homeowners have been calling for action for more than 15 years
Federal funding for projects to protect against the effects of future storms like Hurricane Sandy will cover the costs of expediting an Army Corps of Engineers study on dredging the Montauk inlet and rebuilding beaches. David E. Rattray

Police found Jose Maria Jimenez, 26, lying in the street in front of his Clinton Street residence, bleeding badly from multiple wounds to his torso
Jose Javier Garces Hernandez was helped from East Hampton Town Justice Court after his release on bail. T.E. McMorrow

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A camper went up in flames in Springs on Wednesday morning. Hampton Pix

Carlos Hernandez read a poem in honor of Robert Dash, his mentor and fellow gardener at Madoo. Durell Godfrey, photos
Jane Iselin with Dash's dog Barnsley before the service on Sunday. Ms. Iselin adopted the dog after Dash died last year.Durell Godfrey
Alejandro Saralegui spoke at the front of an arbor, designed by Dash for the Madoo gardens. To the left was a portrait of him by Fairfield Porter.Durell Godfrey
A closer view of the portraitDurell Godfrey
Robert Storr, dean of the Yale School of Art, remembered Dash on Sunday.Durell Godfrey
Tina Raver was also a speaker.Durell Godfrey
Clams and Bloody Marys were served in honor of Dash, who was known for serving them at events.Durell Godfrey

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A truck parked in a driveway on Bluff Road was demolished when a Mercedes flipped over, bounced off of it, and flipped over again early Saturday morning. T.E. McMorrow photos
The passengers of the Mercedes were able to walk away from the accident, but the car took out a swath of vegetation as it careened off the road.

Quamine T. Taylor, right, outside East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday after an appearance on a 2013 arrest warrant resulted in his arrest in Westhampton. T.E. McMorrow