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Our bay scallops, which many chefs and gourmets cherish as the most succulent and the sweetest in the world, are a commodity that can fluctuate wildly
Scallops that were too small for harvesting last season are getting ready to spawn in our local waters. Jon M. Diat
Spawning carp were active in East Hampton’s Hook Pond last week, as the water level and temperature reached points to their liking. David E. Rattray, editor of The East Hampton Star, netted one from among the reeds near the Main Beach parking lot on Friday. Russell Bennett

After 16 years at the Southampton Village location, the Stevensons turned their vision of opening a second store into a reality
At Stevenson’s Toys in East Hampton, Colleen Moeller, Roy Stevenson, an owner, and Michael Guglielmo are ready for the shop’s first summer on Newtown Lane. Durell Godfrey


To stay safe in the ocean, people are advised to always swim near a lifeguard and to obey guards' instructions. Durell Godfrey

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East Hampton fan helps tend the circus’s legacy at a Wisconsin mansion
Donald Horowitz collects circus memorabilia, including a circa 1950s pennant and chair from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and a tent stake he believes dates to the 1930s. Durell Godfrey

Zimmerman departs, Franklin takes over
Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman will retire after 10 years. Rabbi Joshua Franklin will take his place. Irene Silverman

Cops say Coast Guardsman entered through open door
According to police, Petty Officer Third Class Matthew Patrick McGee entered an unlocked house in that hamlet around midnight Saturday and began striking and biting a woman who was asleep in bed there. T.E. McMorrow

A student at the John M. Marshall Elementary School helped to promote the school's new healthy food and wellness guidelines last month. The guidelines will be rolled out in September. Russell Morgan