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  • Spring temperatures are finally here, but that does not mean the water is warm enough for any prolonged exposure.
  • Some details from high school may get fuzzy as time goes by, but two East Hampton High Schoolers shouldn’t have any problem remembering two special moments.

    Robert F. Anderson Jr., a senior from East Hampton who goes by R.J., and Melissa Perez, a junior who lives in Springs, have been dating for about four months after meeting at Project MOST, where they work as counselors after school. In early April, with the junior prom approaching on May 17, Melissa set out to do something extra special for her boyfriend.

  • Anthony Drexel Duke, who established a camp for inner-city youths in 1937, died Wednesday in Florida at 95.
  • The C.P.F. has taken in $21.85 million in the region as compared to $20.23 million during the same period in 2013.
  • Public safety dispatchers were inundated with calls around the time of the accident on Route 114 in East Hampton on April 16, but handled the situation with aplomb, East Hampton Village Police Chief Gerard Larsen said yesterday.

  • Police detectives are taking the lead on a suspicious fire that destroyed an Amagansett house and threatened neighboring houses in the early morning hours last Thursday.

    East Hampton Town Police Capt. Chris Anderson confirmed that the cause of the fire at 119 Miankoma Lane is under investigation, and police are working in conjunction with the East Hampton Town fire marshal’s office.

  • Photos confirm presence of animal claimed seen from Montauk to Water Mill
  • More than a week after a serious three-car accident on Route 114 in East Hampton, police are still looking for witnesses to help them figure out what happened.

    The drivers of a Subaru Forester and a Chevrolet utility truck that collided head-on just north of Stephen Hand’s Path on April 16 were both airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, but their injuries were not believed to be life threatening, according to East Hampton Town police. The driver of a Ford Explorer that was also involved in the accident was not injured and the car was not badly damaged.

  • An accident east of East Hampton Town Hall Tuesday morning left two drivers with injuries.
  • "They love garbage, and that's what gets them close to people," Dell Cullum, a photographer and wildlife trapper, said.

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  • The Montauk Rugby Football Club will dedicate its match on Saturday to Ron Jensen, a former player who died unexpectedly on Tuesday at the age of 44. 

    Rich Brierley, the assistant coach, said the club will remember Mr. Jensen during its game with the New York Rugby Club, with whom it is tied, in East Hampton's Herrick Park at 1 p.m. "I know a lot of alumni are making a special trip," Mr. Brierley said. 

  • The Montauk Fire Department's 75th anniversary parade may have been rained out earlier this month, but that hasn't dampened the celebration. Montauk Fire Chief Joe Lenahan announced this week that the parade has been rescheduled for next month.

    The parade will be held on Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. Craig Tuthill, a 60-year member of the fire department, will serve as the grand marshal of the parade, leading it from Kirk Park to the Hank Zebrowski Memorial Ball Park. "Bring your family and support our hometown heroes on this monumental occassion," the chief wrote. 

  • November has been declared Automated External Defibrillator Awareness Month in the Town of East Hampton.

    As part of a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of A.E.D.s, which are used in cases of cardiac arrest, the East Hampton Healthcare Foundation has plans to spread the word about where the devices are located. Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell issued a proclamation during a town board work session on Tuesday.

  • Ghosts and goblins, not to mention princesses and Spider-Men, have plenty of places to go in the coming week. With All Hallows’ Eve falling on a Friday this year.
  • The Amagansett Fire Department held its annual inspection dinner earlier this month at Devon Yacht Club in Amagansett to recognize outstanding and longtime members. 

    Three members were honored for having a combined 150 years of service between them. Carmine DiSunno, Joe Hren Jr., and David DiSunno each have 50 years in the fire department. 

    Amagansett Fire Chief Dwayne Denton and Judy Bennett, who each have served the department for 25 years, were also given an award. 

  • Thanks to the rain on Saturday, the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons moved its annual dog walk to Sunday, but that didn't make it any less successful. 

    ARF Hamptons raised more than $60,000 at the 21st annual Stroll to the Sea dog walk, according to Jamie Berger, the group's director of marketing and communications. "It was one of our best," she said, adding that they are still tallying the number of entries in the two-mile walk from Mulford Farm on James Lane in East Hampton Village to Main Beach and back.

  • Due to the rain in the forecast for Saturday, the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons postponed its Stroll to the Sea dog walk.

    The 21st annual canine affair will start from Mulford Farm on James Lane in East Hampton Village on Sunday at 9 a.m. There is an 80-percent chance of rain on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. No rain is forecast for Sunday.

  • A local woman received a proclamation from the New York State Assembly during an East Hampton Town Board meeting last week, honoring her for saving a woman who was drowning in Napeague Bay last year.

  • Columbus Day weekend will be a jam-packed three days on the South Fork. The Hamptons International Film Festival will bring a slew of activities, mainly to East Hampton and Sag Harbor, but there's plenty else to do if you don't feel liking taking in a flick.

  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and across the South Fork there are events planned to bring attention to and raise money for breast cancer charities. Here are some events or fund-raising initiatives we found. Know of more? Leave a comment below.