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Victim was attacked with a gun in Montauk
Jarryd J. Cox of Mastic is being held without bail in county jail after allegedly attacking a man with a loaded gun in Montauk. T.E. McMorrow

Eyes see what they want to see when falsie fever spreads around the East End
A false albacore aboard Capt. Brendan McCarthy's fly-fishing charter boat in a photo taken during a previous season. Reports of falsies in local waters this year are premature, The Star's fishing columnist says. Brendan McCarthy | urbanflyguides.com

Married for over 50 years, John Mullen says his wife, Anne, was the prettiest chicken at the Springs Agricultural Fair. Durell Godfrey Photos
Who’s the fairest chicken of them all?Durell Godfrey
Peaches the donkey met some of her fans.Durell Godfrey
After judges sampled the pies and other baked goods, the crowd went to work, leaving nary a crumb. Durell Godfrey
Careful! The egg toss drew a lot of contestants.Durell Godfrey
On your mark, get set, go!Durell Godfrey
Athena Ascher-Walsh pointed to her second-place cookie. She also won third in the muffin contest.Durell Godfrey
Xander Goodman, Dalia Ascher-Walsh, Athena Ascher-Walsh, Henry Goodman, and Caroline van Hoy enjoyed the fair’s offerings. Dalia and Athena placed in the best cookie and best muffin contests. Xander and Henry were second in the best cake contest.Durell Godfrey

The Land Rover that crashed into the woods in Springs on Wednesday morning was taken away by a tow truck and impounded.
The Springs Fire Department ripped the Land Rover apart to remove the passenger, who was trapped.

Passengers file onto a train in East Hampton. Durell Godfrey


McLain Ward, fresh off two clean rounds on the way to a team silver at the Rio Olympics and, as it turned out, to a win in Sunday’s Boar’s Head $30,000 Open Jumper Challenge, eyed the course as he entered the Hampton Classic Grand Prix ring with Tina La Boheme. Durell Godfrey
Laura Bowery, of Bridgehampton’s Applewild Farm, and Zerly, a horse owned by McLain Ward, were the 26th to go among Sunday’s 39 Boar’s Head Open Jumper Challenge competitors. Durell Godfrey Photos
Shane Sweetnam, one of a number of Irish riders here, was, with Main Road, the third-place finisher in the Classic’s speed class Sunday. Durell Godfrey
Arabella Moffit with her trainer, Harriet de Leyer, above, was the Classic’s leadline 5-to-7 champion on Haley’s Comet. Jack Graves
Somewhat surprisingly, Marty Bauman, the Classic’s stalwart press officer, who has worked on the horse show circuit for 38 years, and whose knowledge of riding is encyclopedic, had never ridden until he and his family visited Ireland recently.
At 68, Joe Fargis, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in 1984, is still going strong. After spending several hours in the Grand Prix ring judging the leadline classes Sunday morning, he returned on Honolulu 111 to compete that afternoon in the $30,000 Boar’s Head Open Jumper Challenge. Durell Godfrey
Peter Wylde finished up in second place on Paloma in the $30,000 Boar’s Head Open Jumper Challenge on Sunday.Durell Godfrey
Tabatha and Loretta Broderick were among the many competitors in the leadline class on Sunday.Durell Godfrey
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick cheered their twin daughters on during the leadline class. Durell Godfrey

East Hampton Town is hoping to purchase this land and another parcel east of the municipal parking lot in Amagansett to expand the lot. Carissa Katz

The 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival begins Oct. 6.

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