Nick Kruel, a knuckleballer and former star of the Pierson High School baseball team, had a standout summer season pitching for the Sag Harbor Whalers in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League and returned to the University of Tampa, where again he made the baseball team.
The federal government will not be increasing those benefits in 2016, which will be only the third year since 1975, when Congress adopted annual Social Security increases, that there will be no such adjustment.
Andy Sabin, the president of the Sabin Metal Corporation and a philanthropist who founded the South Fork Natural History Museum, has given $30 million to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
In a small victory for dark-sky advocates, the East Hampton Village Board bowed to opposition from residents of the village agreeing to modify proposed amendments to its lighting code with the aim of reducing sky glow.
An unofficial recount of the votes for East Hampton Town trustee, including absentee ballots, has shifted that body's expected majority even more in the Democrats' favor, from the 5-4 expected on election night, to 6-3.