Boarding program draws from China, South Korea, Russia, Thailand, Japan
Ross School boarding students appeared in an online video promoting the institution’s home-style accommodations.

In a post-Sandy world, increased scrutiny greets West End Road project

Veterans who have been severely injured in recent wars will ride through Amagansett, Montauk, East Hampton, and Sag Harbor on July 20. It is the 10th anniversary of Soldier Ride, a cause born at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett out of an idea from Chris Carney, a former bartender at the nightclub. Durell Godfrey

East Hampton Portuguese man-of-war
A Portuguese man-of-war, one of many to wash up on East Hampton and Southampton beaches in recent days. Doug Kuntz

Money from a busy Sunday at Napeague hotspot counted then gone

Southampton resident at center of DOMA case
Evan Cooper

Fred Pharaoh, far from ‘extinct,’ feels pride
Fred Pharaoh, a member of the Montaukett tribe, was encouraged by a recent decision in the New York State Legislature to recognize the tribe. Russell Drumm

Lifeguards not yet on duty in preseason incident that nearly claimed a life
Bystanders gathered as Juan Carlos Salvana, 30, of Long Island City was loaded into an ambulance after coming close to drowning at Main Beach in East Hampton Village last Thursday. Morgan McGiven