A Springs School hallway during a recent weekend activity. David E. Rattray

Representative Lee Zeldin and other officials mingled with constituents and colleagues before the hearing began. Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. can be seen to the right of Mr. Zeldin. Jennifer Landes
Kate MacGregor, the deputy assistant secretary for land and minerals management at the Department of the Interior, listened to public comment for two hours before leaving the meeting to another department representative.Jennifer Landes
Colleen Henn, who is from East Hampton, represented the Surfrider Foundation of New York City, Central Long Island, and Eastern Long Island at the hearing.Jennifer Landes

J. Sebastian Pineda was the East Hampton High School valedictorian in 2006. He went on to work as a postdoctoral scholar in astronomy at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics.

Franaldo Hanna and Frank Hanna, who are siblings, were arrested on felony marijuana possession charges after a dawn raid of an East Hampton house on Tuesday. Frank Hanna is also facing a more serious charge of criminal possession of a weapon. T.E. McMorrow

East Hampton’s $1.43 million security fixes were never made public
Durell Godfrey

Wilson Pantosin was arraigned in New York State Supreme Court in Central Islip on Thursday and is being held without bail. ABC News
According to reports at the time, Mr. Pantosin told first responders several times that no one was in the car with him when it crashed in Springs on Jan. 28, 1999, and caught fire. The other occupant of the vehicle, Wilson Illaisaca, died in the crash.Doug Kuntz