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Sandy swept dunes away; oceanfront hotels undermined, Soundview pummeled
Motel row in downtown Montauk sustained even more damange than during Hurricane Irene last year. Russell Drumm

Larry Cantwell mulls return to town politics
Larry Cantwell is mulling a return to politics when he retires next year after 30 years at his village post.
Larry Cantwell, the East Hampton Village administrator for 30 years, plans to leave his post in June or July. Larry LaVigne II

Napeague, Three Mile Harbor are exceptions

Candidates on expenses, helicopter noise, school consolidation, and more
State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle debated his challenger, Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming, on Monday night in East Hampton Village. Carrie Ann Salvi

Four survivors recall toppled steeples and crushed Buicks
Memories of the 1938 hurricane were recalled by, from left, Donald Halsey, Josephine Crasky, Bucket Daniels, and John Ecker at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church Session House on Friday. At right was Richard Barons, director of the East Hampton Historical Society. Morgan McGivern


‘Kids need a space in our community,’ says assistant high school principal
David Kilmnick of Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth explained why the East End needs a gay community center at a meeting at East Hampton High School on Monday. Morgan McGivern

Fox Studios has alerted all theaters that it will switch to digital films in December
The big chains have all the buying power, said Dave Rutkowski, manager of the Montauk Movie, “and that just hurts the little theaters.” Janis Hewitt

Carrier’s job may have been victim of paperwork
Barry Gilliam stood without his truck on Dunemere Lane in East Hampton Village, part of the FedEx route he covered until his contract ended last Thursday. Morgan McGivern

East Hampton woman supported in her postpartum breast cancer fight
Cheryl Bennett of East Hampton, the mother of Sophia, 1, and Jenna, 9, is experiencing financial difficulties while being treated for breast cancer.