Sandra Vorpahl, right, was all smiles while casting her ballot on Tuesday with her friend Carolyn Snyder, but she really had a reason to smile when the votes were counted Tuesday night and she was the highest vote getter in the race for East Hampton School Board. Durell Godfrey

Durell Godfrey

From bad to worse at Havens Beach
Havens Beach lies at the bottom of a natural watershed, and the contamination of its water has been a concern for decades. Carissa Katz
Substation would require clearing in parkland, but majority favored this option
An aerial view of the site PSEG is looking closest at for a new Long Island Power Authority substation shows the areas that would need to be cleared for the substation, transmission lines, and access road. PSEG Long Island
‘Montauk’s oldest neighborhood’ seeks support
While neighbors of Duryea's Lobster worry that the business will negatively affect their quality of life, the owner says he has "protected the Duryea's legacy and history" and "reduced our environmental footprint." Jane Bimson
Cesar Augusto Diaz-Illescas, 69, sexually abused a girl who is less than 11 years old over a three-year period, according to a complaint filed in East Hampton Town Justice Court. Hampton Pix