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About 40 friends and fellow Ross School parents showed up last Thursday at East Hampton Town Justice Court to support of Arthur W. Bijur of Amagansett, center, who was arraigned on a charge that he violated the Suffolk County Social Host Law, which prohibits adults from allowing underage drinking at their residences. T.E. McMorrow


First black chief here had a role model close to home
Jamalia Hayes, the East Hampton Fire Department’s second assistant chief, at left, followed in the footsteps of his father, Dudley Hayes, by joining the department in 2005. Michael Heller


Amagansett Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station will be open on Friday afternoon and on Sunday mornings. Durell Godfrey

Georgica Pond's headwaters near Osteria Salina in Wainscott earlier this spring. The presence of cyanobacteria, which can have harmful health affects in both humans and animals, led to the closing of the pond on Friday. David E. Rattray


Helen S. Rattray, who was inducted into the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame on Wednesday, has been The East Hampton Star's publisher for 37 years. David E. Rattray