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As of Saturday, the Montauk Mustangs were in second place, behind the Westhampton Aviators, in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League with a 20-13 record. The Sag Harbor Whalers, at 15-19, were in fifth place among the league’s seven teams. The top four make the playoffs.
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The dog days of summer are supposed to wait until mid-August, but decided to come in July this year. Ouch! Having said that, the way the climate has been heating up in this decade, come August, the days could get even doggier.
Elizabeth I. Carroll of Montauk, 92, died at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on July 12.
East Hampton Town and Village and Sag Harbor police chiefs, noting there are few Spanish-speaking and few African-American officers on the South Fork, said in interviews this week that they were concerned about diversity in their departments.
An East Hampton man is facing an assault charge after allegedly punching an acquaintance on the side of the head hard enough to send him to the hospital with bleeding on the brain.
The announcement Monday of an intimate concert by Coldplay on Aug. 7 at a "secret location" was accompanied by a poster picturing the band in front of a structure that appears to be the Montauk Lighthouse.
East Hampton Middle Schoolers will be reading poetry this summer.