Ivy, a 6-month-old harbor seal that was found in Montauk in November, will be released on Sunday. Joe Dlhopolsky/Riverhead Foundation

At forum, a call for stronger programs
“There’s a problem,” said Tom Cooper, a parent. “We want it addressed now, so when our middle schoolers are coming up, we will have strong programs.” Morgan McGivern

Lauded for Jewish Center threat arrests
East Hampton Village Police Detectives Bryan Eldridge, left, and Steven Sheades are being honored as co-recipients of the department’s “Top Cop” award for 2014. T.E. McMorrow

Some helos may be banned, planes may face curfew
Board conciliatory after many merchants object
Anthony DeVivio told the board that its proposed lighting code changes would create a security risk. Christopher Walsh

State’s economic well-being tied to marine ecosystem, report says

House lots owned by the East Hampton Town Trustees dominated discussion on Tuesday as residents criticized the trustees' proposed lease-fee increase. Morgan McGivern