Villages

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

There is “one property unique to [oak wilt] disease, the tendency to drop leaves in the middle of the summer,” Margery Daughtrey, a plant pathologist at Cornell University’s research and extension service in Riverhead, said this week. Durell Godfrey


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

Longtime Partners Are Married, Fredrick A. Becker and Jeffrey A. Tannenbaum

The July Fourth fireworks show is held over Umbrella Beach in Montauk on Tuesday night. Morgan McGivern


In East Hampton, the St. Luke's Episcopal Church's family fair will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Durell Godfrey

Howard Dean, the former presidential candidate, was among those who spoke at the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday. Christopher Walsh