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Turbines’ cable could come ashore at Fresh Pond or old Promised Land fish factory
There was intense interest in East Hampton last Thursday as officials from Deepwater Wind shared details about the offshore wind farm the company will construct 30 miles from Montauk. Durell Godfrey
A cable connecting the South Fork Wind Farm to the LIPA substation in East Hampton will make land at one of two sites on Gardiner's Bay, officials of Deepwater Wind announced last week.The East Hampton Star

Heart patients will soon be able to get help at Southampton, Riverhead hospitals
Peconic Bay Medical Center received state approval for two cardiac catheterization laboratories and electrophysiology suites and a rooftop helipad, which will be part of the Kanas Regional Heart Center in a new critical care tower in Riverhead. Peconic Bay Medical Center

Robert Andrade allegedly collected entry fees at the door of Springs house
Robert Andrade, right, left East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday after he was arraigned on four misdemeanor charges related to an alleged under-age party house in Springs. T.E. McMorrow

Big weather events that occur in March, April, May, and June are the worst for birds
Fortunately for chipmunks, the fall of 2016 was a record one for acorns, allowing them to cache plenty of food for winter. Jean Held

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A large tree near the East Hampton Presbyterian Church fell across Main Street as heavy rain and strong winds blew on the East End. Carissa Katz
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Hook Mill in a snow storm. Durell Godfrey

With much of Suffolk County under a blizzard watch, County Executive Steve Bellone spoke to reporters Monday morning at the county's Department of Public Works yard in Commack.

Again?! The South Fork is bracing for as much as 12 inches of snow through the day on Tuesday, though meteorologists say the area could be spared the conditions expected elsewhere on the Island. Durell Godfrey