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A portable lavatory in the parking lot behind Amagansett’s commercial district will be obsolete after the expected completion of a public restroom next year. Christopher Walsh

East Hampton firefighters battled heavy smoke conditions at a house on Morris Park Lane in East Hampton on Thursday morning. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department

From left, Henry L. Murray, the foundation chairman, Joe Kazickas, whose family’s foundation has helped fund the townwide A.E.D. distribution program, Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, Sheila Rogers, the director of the healthcare foundation, Ann Grabowski and Paul Mangano, representatives of the East Hampton Village Ambulance Association, and Ed Michels, the town police training coordinator. Morgan McGivern

Tim Bishop's office

Tom Preiato, East Hampton Town's chief building inspector, in his office this month. T.E. McMorrow

Rowdy Hall staff in the spirit at Rowdyween, Rowdy Hall's annual Halloween bash. Wordhampton
Durell Godfrey

Representative Tim Bishop, left, and Lee Zeldin before a debate in Westhampton Beach on Thursday David E. Rattray

Carmine DiSunno, Joe Hren Jr., and David Disunno were each honored for having 50 years of service.
Judy Bennett was recognized for 25 years of service. Ms. Bennett is pictured with, from left, Allen Bennett Jr., the first assistant chief, and Wayne Gauger, the second assistant chief, and Chief Dwayne Denton.
Peter Gundersen was named the Emergency Medical Service Provider of the Year.
The 100th Anniversary committee was recognized during the dinner.
The Rev. Steven Howarth has made 500 ambulance calls during his time in the department.
John Glennon was also recognized for making 500 ambulance calls.
John Courtney was the Amagansett Fire Department's Firefighter of the Year.
Carl Hamilton received the Chief's Appreciation Award.
Ewa Pane made 500 ambulance calls.

Sag Harbor moves to ban single-use plastic ones

Toxic algae levels are said to be among the highest seen on Long Island
The pond has been closed to crabbing since July. Morgan McGivern