Durell Godfrey

Hero Beach says snacks for guests a necessity
The owners of the new Hero Beach Club motel in Montauk recently added daybeds and other features to an outdoor lounge on the property. A new town law will make it impossible for guests to order food and drinks. Jackie Pape

Majority nods to state and federal jurisdiction
Gulls at the Atlantic Ocean end of Georgica Pond. A blue-green algae bloom detected in the pond's water has led to a call for an emergency opening to allow it to drain and be refilled with seawater. David E. Rattray