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  • Jen Wilson was watching “60 Minutes” at home in East Hampton last fall and heard high school students on the show say they were not aware of all the details of the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center attacks, either because they were too young at the time or had not yet been born.
  • Eighth graders from the Montauk School accomplished something that many East Enders could not: They met Representative Lee Zeldin in person.
  • The train was like the Hogwarts Express, but only for women. An insider’s knowledge was needed to locate its whereabouts. Even the stationmaster, who sat under a twirling fan in his office of cockeyed grandeur, could only waggle his head and say, “No idea,” when I asked what time the next Ladies Special train would leave Bandra — a neighborhood of Mumbai — for Borivali, at the northwestern end of the city.
  • Fourth graders at the Montauk School are working with some success to convince businesses to switch from plastic straws to paper ones.
  • It was mostly good news for a standing-room-only crowd at the Springs School Board of Education meeting Monday evening.
  • Walker Bragman, 28, is spearheading a rally against drug addiction and a call for more teen space at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.
  • The predecessor to “Hamilton,” the 2008 Broadway hit “In the Heights,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first musical, was nominated for 13 Tony Awards.
  • This wasn’t just any old Facebook jibber-jabber. It had to do with feminism, with Sag Harbor School District residents divided about President Trump, with so-called pussy hats being renamed cat hats, and with First Amendment rights and social media zeal.
  • Plans for the Bridgehampton School’s expansion were presented at a meeting of the school board last week. The project, which was approved by district voters in December, involves a $24.7 million bond for the expansion and renovation of the 87-year-old school building.

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