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Week in Review: Ryans Named 2013 Persons of the Year; Locals React To New Pope

Catch up on the news you may have missed between March 11 to 17.

Let's take a look back at the week's headlines. 

News

: The white smoke appeared on Wednesday, signaling that the conclave had chosen Cardinal Jorge Mario Bregolio to be the new head of the Catholic Church.

Water Main Break Shut Down Water For Nearly 5 Hours: Little damage reported, but bricks around the pipe will be repaired in coming weeks.

Arts

Save the Date: Dancers Pirouette in April: The Hampton Ballet Theatre School will perform two new ballets at Guild Hall.

Business

Pet Shop Purrs Its Way into Wainscott: Supplies store opened at South Fork Animal Hospital recently.

For St. Patrick's Day: Corned Beef 'Molly McGrath' Sandwich: East Hampton girl's idea wins sandwich of the week contest at Hampton Seafood Company.

St. Paddy's Day Recipe: Guinness Braised Beef Stew: The executive chef from Harbor Grill in East Hampton and Harbor Bistro in Springs recommends this recipe for your St. Patrick's Day feast.

Government

Legislature Discounts Green Fees for Veterans at County Golf Courses: Legis. Jay Schneiderman introduced the bill.

Village Board Considers Leashed Dog Mandate at Beach Entrances: Proposal would mandate dogs be leashed within 500 feet of all village beach entrances.

Opponents Turns Out in Force Against Cyril's Expansion: Town board is considering a rezone request.

Neighborhood Files

Montauk St. Patrick's Day Parade: What You Need To Know: Cops plan stepped up DWI enforcement on Sunday, as they prepare for 35,000 or so parade-goers in Montauk.

Grand Marshal Toasted at Luncheon: Festivities for the Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick's Day parade began on Friday.

East Hampton Guide to Summer Camps for Kids: With the warm weather on the way, now is the time to select a great summer program before they all fill up.

PHOTOS: Beauty of East Hampton and Montauk Captured on Film: These are just a few of the many images that Clifford Dayton has taken over the past three years.

PHOTOS: Hair Shearing for a Good Cause: Participants go bald to raise funds for pediatric cancer research.

Opinion

What's the Strangest Thing You Ever Found on the Beach?: Erosion in Water Mill uncovers old cars recently.

Businesses Ready for the 2013 Season: Which seasonal businesses do you look forward to opening after a long winter?

Police & Fire

Crimes Nearby: East Hampton Man Charged After Fight at 75 Main: Also: Aquebogue man receives threats after he was charged in connection to a double fatal accident last week.

Police Say East Hampton Man Drove Drunk With Child in Back Seat: Man was driving around looking for work, police said.

East Hampton Man Assaulted at Hampton Bays Diner: However, police say victim opted not to press charges.

Real Estate

House of the Week: A New Listing of an Old Beauty: The T. Stratton House on Pantigo Road in East Hampton Village is listed for $1,187,000.

Schools

: Gregg Schiavoni is the second Sag Harbor School District board member to step down in less than a year.

East Hampton High School Moves Onto Second Round of 'The Challenge': Students will compete again on April 15.

Job Fair Coming Up; Student Sings in Albany: Also, middle school student headed to National Geographic Bee.

Sag Harbor School District Members Named 'Shining Stars': SCOPE Education Services will honor them for the exemplary performance of their duties.

Springs Inventor Presents the Power of a Second to Montauk Students: The Montauk School Science Fair took place on Friday, despite the storm.

Sports

Nominations Sought for Bonac Sports Hall of Fame: Deadline is March 29 for people to be considered for Class of 2013.

Montauk Man Needs Your Help To Play in Division III All-Star Game: Fans can vote Hayden Ward, a forward at SUNY Oswego, until Wednesday at noon.

Volunteers in the News

Rotary Names John Ryan Sr. and Jr. Persons of the Year for 2013: The lifeguarding father and son team will be honored next month.

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