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Psychiatric evaluation ordered for man who was recently hospitalized in Stony Brook University Hospital's psychiatric ward.
David Osiecki was arraigned on two arson charges in Southampton Town Justice Court on Sunday. T.E. McMorrow

An early-morning encounter with a photographer
Dell Cullum says he saw a coyote on a field in the Sagaponack-Wainscott area on Friday morning. Dell Cullum
Dell Cullum

Beach drinking ban, noise limits are likely

For now, there are 450 mysteries
Springs School students have been working on contributions for an art sale that will run from Wednesday through April 27 at Ashawagh Hall. Morgan McGivern

State judge backs the town’s stop-work order

One house on a 43-acre Sagaponack parcel, but where it should go is issue
The Sagaponack Village Board is weighing Marc Goldman’s proposal to build a large house at the northwest corner of his 43.5-acre property on Daniel’s and Peter’s Pond Lanes. Hampton Pix

Stopping construction of 200 houses and saving the course
Jerry Kremer at Montauk Downs State Park, which he helped save from development when he was a state assemblyman and chairman of its powerful Ways and Means Committee. Janis Hewitt

Firefighters protected neighboring houses as embers blew onto roofs and lawns.
Amagansett firefighters battled a blaze that destroyed the house at 119 Miankoma Lane in Amagansett on Thursday. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
The East Hampton Fire Department aerial ladder dumped water on the house to put out the flames after the house collapsed. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department

A body-surfing raccoon was rescued from the ocean near Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett last Thursday. Dell Cullum
Once on the beach, the drenched and tired raccoon rested a moment before scuttling off along the sand.Dell Cullum

Quick Response Stops Blaze from Spreading