‘When you plan as a group, you think of everybody,’ police captain says
The interior of the East Hampton Village Police Department's emergency communications van Morgan McGivern

Photo essay by Lindsay Morris, text by Zachary Lazar
Photo Essay by Lindsay Morris
Parents reassured after Sandy Hook shootings
At its Tuesday meeting the East Hampton Board of Education heard about emergency preparations and procedures for the district’s three school buildings. David E. Rattray

Billionaire’s wall must go, else division fails

Fear hasty post-storm work may harm public beaches
No new “hard structures” to prevent coastal erosion, such as jetties or groins, may be placed on ocean shores, because of their deleterious effect on neighboring stretches of beach. In other areas, existing erosion-control devices may be repaired, but no new ones installed. Morgan McGivern

Montauk Rugby Club lends brawn and skills in Sandy-ravaged Rockaways
Coach Rich Brierley, far left, and players Nicholas Lawler, Ryan Borowsky, and Nick Finazzo stopped by the home of Melissa Ann Mitchell, at right, to pick up letters of support for residents of the Rockaways. Carrie Ann Salvi

For all they did after Sandy, a cool $250,000
East Hampton Library
Last Thursday, Alec Baldwin, the actor and Amagansett resident, announced that the foundation that bears his name would redirect funding from its usual recipients — artists and the arts — to local libraries, including East Hampton's. David E. Rattray

Judge denies request to stop second house on Main Street property

Deer management plan gets mixed reviews

Sandy volunteers UpIsland find ‘war zone’ of mold, wreckage, and red tape
With no help from FEMA, Donna Stack started a Web page to raise money to help her blind, elderly mother, Gloria Wynne, rebuild her house in Lindenhurst. Donna Stack