“Those early years were great fun. The staff, the mix of locals and summer visitors built strong friendships, not to mention lots of memories that last until today."
Dave and Maureen Rutkowski, with their children, Alexandra and John, former owners of John’s Drive-In in Montauk, are the owners once again.
There was enough snow to read the tracks, and those of turkeys, rabbits, squirrels, and the occasional fox stood out clearly
Deer, above, and other hooved animals run on their fore toes. Raccoons, below, have plantigrade feet, which meet the ground with both heal and forefoot simultaneously.
Durell Godfrey Photos
Little did Ruth Appelhof know when she stood with the Guild Hall lifetime achievement award winners that she would soon be one of them.
Eric Fischl, far left, with Ms. Appelhof, far right, and the first group of Guild Hall artists in residence. From the left, Tom Yuill, Arcmanoro Niles, Iris Smyles, Jennifer Hsu, and James WangJennifer Landes
Sarah Jessica ParkerJennifer Landes
Charline Spektor, who purchased BookHampton in 2000, sold the business to Carolyn Brody, a civic leader who was one of her customers.
Steven A. Morelli, who is representing two people in lawsuits against the Springs School District, was arrested on Tuesday.
Nassau County Police Department
This harp seal, found on a Montauk beach Saturday, died in transit to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Preservation and Research. The yearling was sick, but biologists said being touched and picked up by the public added to its stress.
The hamlet studies East Hampton Town has commissioned will look at two parts of Montauk — the downtown, above, and the dock area — as well as other nonresidential areas around the town.
Tom Muse of Montauk, an environmental activist, was crowned Mr. Amagansett 2016 on Saturday night.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Tom Muse performed a song about Yogi Bob, the missing dog. Levi Shaw-Faber
Hanniel Levenson did a dance onstage before performing a rap.Levi Shaw-Faber
Judging Mr. Amagansett were local media mavens. They included, from left, Kitty Merrill of The East Hampton Independent, Laura Weir, the editor of The East Hampton Press, The Star's digital media editor, Taylor K. Vecsey, and Kathryn G. Menu, the co-publisher and editor of The Sag Harbor Express.
Tom Muse was selected among the seven contestants as the winner.Levi Shaw-Faber
Nancy Atlas congratulated her husband, Tom Muse, the winner. Taylor K. Vecsey