Villages



'I Love New York'? Not in Montauk. 'One of the stupidest things I've ever seen,' said the town supervisor
On Thursday, just before the Fourth of July weekend, state crews erected a sign on West Lake Drive that local officials knew nothing about and want taken down immediately. Christine Sampson

Happy Fourth of July! Durell Godfrey


Is anybody out there? Eddie Schnell operated through the night as the Bonac Amateur Radio Club worked to make contact with operators in all 50 states. Tara Israel Photos
Setting up the equipment on Saturday afternoon
The view from high up in a bucket truckTara Israel
Marshall Helfand, seated, made contact with a station in Alaska, while Steve Akkala, the club's president, and William Raynor looked on.Tara Israel
A map of contact pointsTara Israel
A military tent lent to the club by Jimmy Grimes became headquarters for members' 24-hour stint at the GATR site in Montauk.Tara Israel
The Bonac Amateur Radio Club
Tom Mets, at left, sent code, while Eddie Schnell looked on; Geo Palaez, second from right, and Sid Field worked a digital mode. Tara Israel


Laura Brady, at right, a member of the Food Pantry Farm’s new working families C.S.A. program, picked up her weekly share of veggies on Monday with some help from her daughter, Laila Sanders, and twins, Chase and Gamble Sanders. At center was Melissa Mapes, a coordinator at the farm. Joanne Pilgrim

After a few tense moments on the steps of Southampton Town Hall, Mitch Winston, right, was ultimately the winning bidder at the auction of the old Morpurgo house in Sag Harbor Village. Taylor K. Vecsey photos
Joel Zweig, right, with a man, identified only as the principal of Atlantic View Holding, the lender on the property who drove the price of the house up at the auction.
Scott Strough of the Compass agency, who helped broker the deal, said the new owner is committed to working with the village.