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East Hampton High School Christine Sampson

Jack Reidy, left, and Marty Trunzo, right, seen here with Commander David Pharaoh, were honored Tuesday evening for 70 years of service to the Chelberg-Battle Post of the American Legion in Sag Harbor. Morgan McGivern photos
The family of Ralph J. Ficorelli Sr. were on hand to dedicate a bench in his memory outside the American Legion.
A military salute outside the American Legion
There was plenty of food to go around Tuesday night.
Jack Reidy, left, and Marty Trunzo, whom many know as Marty the Barber
A large crowd gathered at the American Legion for the bench dedication.
There was also a large turnout to honor Jack Reidy and Marty Trunzo.

Lou Reale


Officials of East Hampton Village have posted signs around Hook Pond warning against exposure to cyanobacteria. David E. Rattray

Whaleboat races were a highlight of Harborfest.Morga McGivern Photos
The Lady Ott team for the whaleboat races, from left, Karen Schroeder, Robin Mott, Shawn Mitchell, and Michelle Cottrell
John Corr performed traditional Irish and nautical music for the large crowd at the windmill Saturday.
Amber Pagano, a member of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps, helped drum up support for the corps.
The Lady Ott team was making the whaleboat races look easy.
Vendors and local organizations set up on Long Wharf during Harborfest.
The beach at the foot of Long Wharf was the starting point for the races.
Tug-of-war!

Police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians gathered on Friday evening in East Hampton for the 9/11 ceremony to reflect on the events 14 years ago. Christine Sampson photos
Firefighters flew an American flag at the memorial at the Hook Mill.
The East Hampton Town Chiefs Association organized the ceremony in memory of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Lisa Mulhern-Larsen received the most votes in the Independence Party primary on Thursday. Morgan McGivern

Heavy rain ended a long dry period on the South Fork on Thursday, but concern about polluted stormwater runoff has led New York State to ban shellfishing in many Long Island waterways. Durell Godfrey