Firefighters sprayed water from hoses stretched on the ground and also from ladder trucks to commission the Bridgehampton Fire Department's two new trucks.
East Hampton and Montauk's ladder trucks showered the trucks from above.Durell Godfrey
The tanker truck got a wet-down.Durell Godfrey
The new tanker truck was dedicated to Cliff Foster, who attended Saturday's event with his wife, Lee. Durell Godfrey
Samantha Dombkowski, a firefighter, rode in one of the department's antique vehicles.Durell Godfrey
The Rev. Michael Jackson of the Bridgehampton Baptist Church gave a blessing.Durell Godfrey
Isaac Lopez, a firefighter from East Hampton, brought his family, including his wife, Yaniris, and his children Kelvin and Yanisaac, to Bridgehampton for the event. Taylor K. Vecsey
Members of the fire police company posed in front of their new truck.Taylor K. Vecsey
Joey Hernandez drove the tanker truck through the water; Andrew Doran sat on the stairs for a breather.Durell Godfrey
Jocelin Kalish christened the Bridgehampton Fire Department's new fire police truck, which was dedicated to her father, Danny, who died in July, and her grandfather Constant, who died on May 9.
With Inda Eaton at the guitar, kids worked on lyrics during an Ideas to Inspire songwriting session led by Ms. Eaton at the Project Most after-school program.
Kids lined up to sing their parts in a song composed and recorded during an Ideas to Inspire songwriting session led by Inda Eaton at the Springs and East Hampton Project Most after-school programs recently. Doug Kuntz
In Springs, where there is a school drumming circle, the kids and musicians pulled out the conga drums.Joanne Pilgrim
Students brainstormed song ideas with Inda Eaton.Doug Kuntz
Ms. Eaton at the guitarDoug Kuntz
B. Rehm-Gerdes, a member of Ms. Eaton's band, addressed the musical elements of songwriting,Joanne Pilgrim
Stairways that have replaced sand paths to the downtown Montauk beach could cause difficulty not only to the disabled but to beachgoers laden with gear or carrying children, a Montauk hotel owner has said.
Sand was washed off concrete pavers laid by the Army Corps of Engineers at the foot of South Edison Street in Montauk during recent rains; town officials are asking for them to be replaced with surfacing that is safer to traverse. Thomas Bradley Muse
Sixty-three percent of the voters in the Amagansett School District were in favor of the $10.47 million budget proposal, despite the fact that it pierced the state-imposed limit on tax levy increases.
Students in East Hampton High School’s BuildOn club traveled to Nicaragua during their spring break to help build a school in the remote village of Cabecera del Cano.
The seniors and juniors worked on foundations and footings, and left behind construction materials. East Hampton High School Photos