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Members of the East Hampton Library’s teen advisory board, including, from left, Wells Woolcott, Ashley Simons, Samantha Dossantos, Jackie Chuya, Taylor O’Neil, Gaby Arevalo, and Raquel Burns, helped design the library’s new young-adult room. Christine Sampson

Benjamin Lehman, 25, was charged with three counts of rape Tuesday afternoon. East Hampton Town police said he had sex three times with two 16-year-old girls. T.E. McMorrow

Debbie Blake-Frasca and her daughter, Megan Morici, invented the Handy Apple, an apple holder for children. Jason Carey

Advocates field a flood of concerned calls
Nancy Nano of Noyac, who became a United States citizen in May, voted in her first U.S. presidential election on Tuesday. Durell Godfrey

A voter at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor filled in her ballot on Tuesday. Durell Godfrey

From left, Rona Klopman, an active member of the East Hampton Democratic Committee, along with Betty Mazur, the committee's vice chairwoman, and Audrey Gaines, an East Hampton resident who heads the East Hampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force, were among those who watched the election results at an East Hampton Democratic Committee gathering on Tuesday night at LTV Studios. Christine Sampson



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Anna Throne-Holst leaving her polling place in Noyac early Tuesday morning Durell Godfrey

Polls will be open until 9 p.m. Tuesday. Morgan McGivern