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Kathryn Bermudez, right, and Nikki Payne, left, are collecting gently used clothing to distribute to needy kids. Ms. Bermudez and Ms. Payne are pictured from left with John Holden, Ms. Payne's fiancé; Nicole Rodriguez, Ms. Bermudez's daughter, and Francis Rodriguez, Ms. Bermudez's husband, outside The Salty Canvas on Newtown Lane. Christine Sampson


Police say Sean Ludwick was drunk when he fled the scene of a fatal crash
Sean P. Ludwick, a major real estate developer in Manhattan, was led out of the Southampton Town Police Department for his arraignment on Monday. He is accused of driving drunk in a crash that left his passenger, Paul Hansen, dead. Taylor K. Vecsey


A 35-foot center console boat with tri-outboards was a total loss after it was overcome by fire at the Montauk Marine Basin dock on Saturday afternoon.
Christopher Walsh
Smoke billowed from Montauk Harbor from a boat that was ablaze.Jane Bimson
Jane Bimson
The Coast Guard helped fight the fire from the water, while the Montauk Fire Department attacked it from land. Christopher Walsh


A tricked-out 18-wheeler sets up workshops at Bridgehampton camp
The motto of their family business is “Keep on Truckin’ ” and that’s just what Jeff Mayer, Angela De Vincenzo, and their son, Luca, plan to do with Big Mama, their rolling alternative workspace for kids. Carissa Katz
The couple bought the cab first, and found the trailer this spring after the Hayground Camp agreed to their summer residency. Carissa Katz
The family has slept in the cab this summer, just like long-haul truckers. Luca Mayer showed off the top bunk.Carissa Katz
The 70-foot trailer opens on three sides to let the breeze pass through during workshops.Carissa Katz

East Hampton district sees need, wants fair distribution
There are 30 students living in the Accabonac Apartments, an affordable housing complex in East Hampton, for which the district receives a flat $30,000 each year. Christine Sampson

Would-be condo developers say lots on Ferry Road are not for sale