Peter Dankowski, a farmer in Wainscott, sold the development rights to his farmland, but developers still hunger for it. More in "Fighting Fake Farms" in this issue of East. Dell Cullum
The Round Swamp clan of farmers, fishermen, cooks, and helping hands is featured in the first issue of East, the new magazine from The East Hampton Star. Michael Halsband

An East Hampton Town police officer led Dylan Eckardt led into East Hampton Town Justice Court Tuesday morning, with his attorney, Trevor Darrell by his side. T.E. McMorrow

Southampton Fire Department photos

Suffolk County has a new, additional area code, 934. Christine Sampson

Jerry Ross is a retired NASA astronaut who will be a presenter at the Higher Orbits "Go for Launch!" program in July at LTV Studios. Photo courtesy Higher Orbits

Traffic backed up at the circle as emergency workers closed down one lane of Route 114 as they dealt with the accident in the woods. Kate Soroka

T.E. McMorrow

The Great Bonac Firework Show will go on this year, but the Clamshell Foundation, which sponsors it, will not do so next year. Joanne Pilgrim