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Carrie Ann Salvi
Shelter Island ferry captains, police, firefighters, medical technicians, and a ferry passenger with a truck joined together to evacuate a 92-year-old woman on Monday afternoon in the middle of Hurricane Sandy.
Larry LaVigne II
Increased foot traffic for East Hampton eateries; "Everybody just wanted to get out of the house."
Larry LaVigne II
The body of a woman between the ages of 45 and 50 was discovered at Georgica Beach in East Hampton Tuesday morning.
Russell Drumm
Montauk became a virtual island for several hours on Monday night going into Tuesday when the sea joined marsh water to overtop Montauk Highway at the east end of Napeague.
Star Staff
The Concerned Citizens of Montauk's meet the candidates forum is on for today at 1 p.m. despite the threatening storm, but because of the storm, Representative Tim Bishop will not attend.
Carissa Katz
Larry Cantwell is pondering a return to town politics when he retires in June or July from the village post he's held for 30 years.
Russell Drumm
Prospects for the scallop season were unsettled this week, as baymen get ready for state and Southampton waters to open for dredging on Nov. 5 and East Hampton waters on Nov. 12.
Carrie Ann Salvi
Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming of Noyac, the Democratic candidate for state senator from the First District, debated the Republican incumbent, Senator Kenneth P. LaValle of Port Jefferson, on Monday night in East Hampton.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Presbyterian Church’s Session House was full on Friday night as residents came to hear recollections of the Hurricane of 1938 from four who experienced it up close.
Russell Drumm

Larry LaVigne II
Outside groups have spent almost $3.3 million in the race for the House of Representatives this year, with the bulk of the money spent on behalf of Randy Altschuler, who is challenging the incumbent five-term Democrat.
Star Staff
Expected to attend the Concerned Citizens of Montauk's candidates forum on Sunday are State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, a longtime incumbent, his Democratic challenger, Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming, as well as Representative Tim Bishop and his Republican challenger, Randy Altschuler, and Wendy Long, who is challenging Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for her Senate seat.
Joanne Pilgrim