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There is plenty of fun to be had at the carnival, coming to Bridgehampton on Thursday, as can be seen in these photographs from 2016. Durell Godfrey photos

A sign at the drive-through window alerted customers that the bank will remain open. Jane Bimson

Native American portrait from the Woodlands Period, by David Bunn Martine

"Montauk" by Kenneth B. Walsh, circa 1975, remains on view at Woodbine Collection in Montauk.

Bridge Gardens hosts painting classes for people of all skill levels on Saturdays. Durell Godfrey

Rebecca Molinaro, the village clerk, swore in Arthur Graham to the East Hampton Village Board, on Wednesday. Christopher Walsh

After a friend’s death in Haiti earthquake, a commitment to helping endures
Stephanie Crispinelli’s mission continues thanks to the efforts of her family and friends like Sarina Peddy of East Hampton, who flew to Jamaica in April to build the seventh Steph’s Place school on the island. Photos Courtesy of Sarina Peddy
Sarina Peddy and volunteers working on the 1,300-square-foot school, which took four days to construct.
Ready for the start of school: Steph’s Place 7 in Galina, a remote region of Jamaica. Plans for Steph’s Place 8 are already underway.

The Three Bs entertained Fourth of July revelers aboard the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s second annual fireworks cruise. Jane Bimson
Fireworks over MontaukJane Bimson

New owners hope for community hub
At the Springs Tavern, Dan and Charlene DeSmet have created an atmosphere that recalls an earlier era, when the restaurant was known as Jungle Pete’s, the Birches, and Harry’s Hideaway, among other names. Christopher Walsh
The crowd at Jungle Pete’s in Springs, circa 1973

Windmill Village residents find life lessons and fresh eyes in an art class
Jenna Rolf, 93, said she sees her surroundings differently since she started painting last year. Jackie Pape
Jackie Pape
Jackie Pape