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Homeowners had brought a multimillion-dollar suit against the Army Corps and the three levels of government over a year ago, alleging that the jetties that mark the Montauk Harbor inlet are the basic cause of Soundview’s eroded beaches.
Hours before Hurricane Sandy came ashore in New Jersey, the storm’s surge, compounded by a full-moon tide, had raised the sea level considerably.
Shelter Island ferry captains, police, firefighters, medical technicians, and a ferry passenger with a truck joined together to evacuate a 92-year-old woman on Monday afternoon in the middle of Hurricane Sandy.
Increased foot traffic for East Hampton eateries; "Everybody just wanted to get out of the house."
The body of a woman between the ages of 45 and 50 was discovered at Georgica Beach in East Hampton Tuesday morning.
Montauk became a virtual island for several hours on Monday night going into Tuesday when the sea joined marsh water to overtop Montauk Highway at the east end of Napeague.
Larry Cantwell is pondering a return to town politics when he retires in June or July from the village post he's held for 30 years.
Prospects for the scallop season were unsettled this week, as baymen get ready for state and Southampton waters to open for dredging on Nov. 5 and East Hampton waters on Nov. 12.
Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming of Noyac, the Democratic candidate for state senator from the First District, debated the Republican incumbent, Senator Kenneth P. LaValle of Port Jefferson, on Monday night in East Hampton.