Several members of the late Paul Hansen's family gathered outside the Central Islip courtroom where Sean P. Ludwick was sentenced yesterday on vehicular homicide charges in Mr. Hansen's 2015 death. T.E. McMorrow

Cowhill Lane in Wainscott is part of an area in which tests of home drinking water wells have been recommended to check for traces of a potentially harmful industrial chemical. David E. Rattray

"Salvator Mundi" by Leonardo da Vinci will be sold in a November sale at Christie's. Christie's
Andy Warhol's "Sixty Last Suppers"Christie's

Sydney Ireland, right, was on a campaign to get the Boy Scouts of America to let her participate in its programs, as her brother, Bryan, left, does. Now she can. Gary Ireland

Climate link suspected as beetle spreads
The southern pine beetle, which burrows under pine tree bark and creates these clumps of resin on tree trunks shown here, has killed about six acres of pines in East Hampton’s Northwest woods. East Hampton Town
The dead tops of pines killed by an infestation of southern pine beetles are visible in an aerial shot of acreage in Northwest, while tree trunks in the roughly six-acre area affected also show signs of the pine beetles. East Hampton Town

Democrats have edge in battle of enthusiasm

Architects’ vision prompts look at village’s future