Lifeguards kept watch on the ocean at Main Beach in East Hampton on Wednesday afternoon, where they were flying a yellow flag, not because of the shark bites in the water off Fire Island, but because of rough conditions. Johnette Howard

Boats searched the waters near the crash site off Indian Wells Beach on June 8, the day the plane's wreckage was found. Durell Godfrey

Southampton Town approves C.P.F. purchase of 1.25 acres
The plans for the 1.25-acre John Steinbeck Waterfront Park as seen in 2017. Taylor K. Vecsey
The dilapidated Harborview Professional Building will have to go, as stipulated in the agreement with Southampton Town. Jamie Bufalino

Determined to carry on his legacy
Ray Harden, left, and Stratton Schellinger said Ben Krupinski would have wanted Ben Krupinski Builders to go on after his death. The two are the new owners. Durell Godfrey

Capt. John Rade, seen here with a massive striped bass, will be honored as the Fishing Legend of the Year at the conclusion of the Montauk Mercury Grand Slam Fishing Tournament on Sunday.

Joe Gaviola will soon take up residence at the Montauk Lighthouse. Jane Bimson