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Reports this morning that a “Russian spy ship” was patrolling near Long Island set off a firestorm on social media, but a representative for the United States Coast Guard, who spoke with The Star around noon, said citizens had no reason to be alarmed.
Extensive damage from smoke and heat to a house on Sawmill Lane in East Hampton.

Icy roads on Friday cause school officials to keep students home for a second consecutive snow day.
On the first day of a new quarter at East Hampton High School last week, the students in Andy Rigby’s woodworking and manufacturing classes wasted no time getting to work on the project at hand.
In Sag Harbor, grass roots grow from turf battle.
Property owners in East Hampton Town could receive rebates of up to $15,000 toward replacing failed or inadequate septic waste systems.
As myriad protests against President Donald J. Trump’s executive orders and apparent intentions continue around the country, tensions have mounted in the First Congressional District, where constituents have held rallies targeting Representative Lee I. Zeldin
One of the buildings devastated by the fire that ripped through a portion of Sag Harbor’s Main Street two months ago still has not been properly shored up, village officials said yesterday.
Since President Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20, Suffolk County has returned to the practice of honoring such requests, even though ICE rarely acts on them.
With the snow falling steadily, officials are telling residents to stay off the roads and let highway crews do their work without vehicular traffic.
An East Hampton attorney who was barred from the practice of law in August for "mental incompetence" has been charged with stealing over $500,000 from the estate of a North Fork woman, and with thefts against local people as well.
Sag Harbor School District vote on all-natural grass fields, instead of the synthetic turf fields voted down in December, will be held on Feb 15.
Representative Lee Zeldin defended the executive order barring entry by citizens of the seven countries, but at the same time said he would ensure that any misapplication of the order would be corrected.