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Volunteers such as Brian Lydon of East Hampton are struggling to continue their efforts in the Rockaways. “I am simply exhausted beyond the beyond . . . yet tomorrow there will be many waiting for hope and sustenance.”
The person or persons who target unlocked cars in Montauk, rummaging through them for money and valuables, struck in the Second House Road area sometime Saturday.
   The future of East Hampton Town’s individual hamlets can best be addressed by the residents appointed to the citizens advisory committees for the each of them, Councilwoman Theresa Quigley suggested at a board meeting on Tuesday.
A draft report may lead to a deer-management plan — the first of its kind in the state — to find short-term as well as long-term and compassionate solutions to a problem that many say has reached “an emergency level.”
A plan to designate 24 houses and a windmill as timber-frame landmarks was the subject of further debate at an East Hampton Village Board meeting last Thursday but looks to be nearing approval.
The sale of clam pies isn’t enough to establish the necessary pre-existing, nonconforming status needed to allow a Pantigo Road building located in a residential zone to operate as a business, according to East Hampton Town’s head building inspector.
Climate change, and specifically its causes and effects, has been prominent in regional and national discussions about Hurricane Sandy.
Retreat or protect? That ongoing debate will now get the attention of a new East Hampton Town coastal erosion committee, appointed by the town board on Tuesday.
Some South Fork ambulance companies have struggled to maintain necessary numbers of volunteers to properly respond to ever-increasing demands for their services.