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The new John L. Behan port security and firefighting vessel was christened on Wednesday in Montauk with Mr. Behan, at center below, for whom it was named, surrounded by officials and well-wishers as he broke a bottle of champagne on its hull. Joanne Pilgrim photos
Personnel from the Montauk Fire Department will be trained to captain the boat, Vincent Franzone, left, the chief of the Montauk Fire Department, said at the commissioning ceremony. New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., right, gave an emotional tribute to Mr. Behan, a former New York State Assemblyman for whom he once worked as an aide and legal counsel.
East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo congratulates Mr. Behan, at left, while his wife, Marilyn Behan, to his right, applauds.
Ms. Behan, Mr. Thiele, and East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, at center, were among the passengers treated to a spin around Montauk Harbor on the new boat.

The always-popular carousel for children Durell Godfrey

Christina Lewis Halpern, left, and her mother, Loida Lewis, right, will host a fund-raiser for All Star Code, which Ms. Halpern founded, on Saturday. They are pictured at last year’s event with David Dinkins, a former mayor of New York City. Carl Timpone/BFA.com

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One year later, a million-plus price bump
Construction is underway at the old Morpurgo house, which changed hands again in June for over $1 million more than developers paid for it last year at an auction. Durell Godfrey photos

Half brown, half red, the lobster looks almost half boiled. Charlotte Sasso photos

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Wounded Warriors appreciated going downhill and the harbor view during one part of the ride from Amagansett to Sag Harbor and back.
Chris Carney led the Wounded Warriors for an honor loop around Sag Harbor Village's Main Street to start the second half of the ride.
One group of participants gathered for a photograph during a rest stop at Marine Park in Sag Harbor.
Barbara Jean and Tom Smith come from the North Fork each year to bicycle with the Wounded Warriors.
Little ones cheered on the participants.
Jessie Garriott, left, was one of the youngest taking part on Saturday. At right, the group riding with the Wounded Warriors led the way.
John Hynan, who volunteers and participates annually, is seen as he came off the bridge from North Haven.
Soldier Ride received a flyover from the Suffolk County Police Department.
Pam Kern of Sag Harbor, in red, a die-hard supporter and volunteer, cheered the riders and handed out flags.


Soldier Ride the Hamptons is Saturday. Christine Sampson

Soldier Ride of the Hamptons starts and ends in Amagansett and draws hundreds of participants each year, many of them military veterans.