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A lightning strike is believed to have started a house fire on Bridge Hill Lane in Bridgehampton Sunday. Google Maps

The 9/11 Memorial Observance near the Hook Mill, 2013 Morgan McGivern

Hundreds say issue ‘transcends all borders’
East Hampton Town Councilmen Fred Overton, Councilwoman Sylvia Overby, and Supervisor Larry Cantwell heard from dozens of people from all five East End towns about how noise from aircraft using East Hampton Airport is affecting them. Morgan McGivern

For 33 years, retiring dispatcher was first point of contact in an emergency
After more than 30 years as a dispatcher, Robert Scott Elley officially signed off from his post in the East Hampton Village Communications Department for the last time on Friday. Taylor K. Vecsey

Scores paddled at Ditch Plain to ‘save’ their beach
With a paddle out off Montauk’s Ditch Plain Beach on Saturday, surfers banded together to protest a plan to turn the former East Deck Motel into a private club. Ed Patrowicz
Surfers, boogie boarders, and paddlers of all ages took to the water off Ditch Plain on Saturday to oppose a project they fear will turn a favorite surf spot into a de facto private beach. James Katsipis
James Katsipis
James Katsipis
James Katsipis
James Katsipis
James Katsipis

Tom Ferreira’s lawyers allege that someone altered key documents

John Podhoretz, Richard Stone, Judith Miller, and Richard Cohen were among the panelists of “Crisis in the Middle East: The Road Ahead,” a discussion at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Monday. Durell Godfrey

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Richard G. Hendrickson of Bridgheampton turned 102 on Tuesday. Sara Hendrickson
Cupcakes at Richard Hendrickson's party at Bridgehampton National Bank.Bridgehampton National Bank
Bridgehampton National Bank celebrated Richard G. Hendrickson on his 102nd birthday Tuesday.Sara Hendrickson
Kevin O’Connor, president and CEO of Bridgehampton National Bank, presented a fleece jacket with the words “Most Loyal Customer” to Mr. Hendricksono on his 102nd birthday. Bridgehampton National Bank
Mr. Hendrickson celebrated with a party at Bridgehampton National Bank with staff and his granddaughter, Sara Hendrickson, Kevin O’Connor, president and CEO of BNB and Claudia Pilato, director of marketing. Bridgehampton National Bank
Richard G. Hendrickson enjoyed a lobster dinner on his 102nd birthday.Sara Hendrickson

Carl Darenberg, seen here in 2008, was found dead in Montauk Harbor on Monday morning. Janis Hewitt