This Queens Lane house, purchased by a young couple, turned into a nightmare when officials came knocking on the door last winter. T.E. McMorrow

A fishing boat was disabled last Thursday shortly before midnight off Montauk Point by another vessel that immediately fled without checking on the two men who had jumped into the water to avoid injury. T.E. McMorrow

Nicholas Louvel was killed in a one-car accident that took place on Route 114 near the Hansom Hills development early Thursday morning. While there was much debris in the rollover crash, there were no signs of the accident later Thursday morning. Morgan McGivern

The Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital is helping to raise awareness of breast cancer this month and in October. Durell Godfrey

Christine Sampson

The shelves are bare at Waldbaum's in East Hampton, where a sale is under way in anticipation of the store's closing sometime next month. Carissa Katz

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The Springs Fire Department led the way in a parade on Saturday. Morgan McGivern photos
Joseph Fitzgerald is one of four charter members who remain active in the Springs Fire Department 50 years after it was first formed.
A view of the reviewing stand, where Hugh King, the town historian, provided some historical commentary.
Many former fire chiefs marched in the parade, including Jeff Miller, who wore a big smile.
The parade route was packed with onlookers.
Fire trucks and ambulances from at least 10 agencies on the East End turned out to celebrate the Springs Fire Department's half-century in existence.
Several antique trucks joined the festivities.
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The parade route went past Ashawagh Hall.
The crowd cheered the volunteer firefighters as they marched by.