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The Asian longhorned beetle wreaks havoc on forests and street trees. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation


Sag Pizza opened in the space that still displays Conca D'Oro's name on Friday. Taylor K. Vecsey
Taylor K. Vecsey

Greta Blackburn Courtesy photo

Town decries ‘dangerous conditions’
The East Hampton Town Police Department, along with the town’s Ordinance Enforcement Department, building inspectors, and fire marshals, executed a search warrant at this house on Railroad Avenue, off Abraham’s Path, just after 6 a.m. on Sunday. Christopher Walsh

Thinking the shark he swam into at Gibson Beach in Sagaponack was dead, Jameson Ellis pulled it to shore, but finding it alive, he towed the struggling creature back into the water. Jill Musnicki
Saskia Friedrich and her family spotted five dead sharks, including this one, washed up on the beach between Town Line Road and Peter’s Pond in Sagaponack over the weekend. Saskia Friedrich

Allege forged signatures on petitions for Gruber
David Gruber Durell Godfrey

14-year-old got 11 prominent architects to design dog, cat houses for ARF
Luke Louchheim, 14, next to his Alpha Dog house, designed and built for his arfITECTURE project, 10 houses available for auction to benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. Tria Giovan
Tara, an ARF rescue, tried the “Bow Wow Haus,” designed by Robert Young of Robert Young Architects and built by Fountainhead Construction. Tria Giovan Photos
Pretty nice digs! Top left, Kaya, a former ARF dog, relaxed by “Benchouse,” designed by Ignacio Ramos of Estudio Ramos and built by Bulgin & Associates; Tink peeked out of “Snoop E(nigma),” designed by Bill Beeton of Beeton & Company and built and planted by Landscape Details.

Resident pleads with Z.B.A. to leave sandbag revetment to save his house

Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection
Once known as Franklin Farm, Maidstone Park, already called that in a 1916 Suffolk atlas, above, was a gift to the people of East Hampton from the Gallatin family.
Handwritten recollections of Springs by Abigail Edwards Field included a description of the Franklin Farm house, above, being moved to Amagansett. A copy of Field’s notes is at the East Hampton Library.