To save on health costs, employees are put on part-time hours
Employees at Waldbaum’s have had their hours cut back severely as part of the company’s efforts to reduce healthcare costs. Morgan McGivern

Rev. Alison Cornish moves on after establishing a place for progressives
The Rev. Alison Cornish is stepping down as minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton on Sunday.

John Aldridge survived 12 hours in the ocean
John Aldridge was found exhausted and dehydrated but alive after at least 12 hours in the ocean. He was flown to the Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, before being taken to Falmouth Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell
Cathy Patterson, sister of John Aldridge, threw her hands in the air for joy after learning her brother was found safe by a Coast Guard helicopter crew.U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell
Petty Officer 2nd Class Ismael Velasquez and Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Levdansky, both boatswain's mates of Coast Guard Station Montauk, coordinated search efforts for a person in the water while standing as radio watchstanders, July 24, 2013.U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson
A Coast Guard helicopter taking part in the search for John Aldridge on Monday.Russell Drumm
A 47-foot motor lifeboat crew of Coast Guard Station Montauk, N.Y., departs the station to search for a person in the water off Montauk Point, July 24, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.

Thomas Ravenel was arrested early this morning by East Hampton Village police
Thomas Ravenel East Hampton Village Police Department

Happier times. The Sloppy Tuna in Montauk has reopened after sustaining floor damage Friday after a patron, showing off by hanging on an overhead sprinkler pipe, caused extensive flooding. T.E. McMorrow

Forget it, landscapers say; ‘a broom doesn’t cut it’
Bob Casper of Ban the Blowers channels anti-Vietnam War protesters in his bid to ban the use of leaf blowers in East Hampton.

Staff takes a family of 12 under its wing
One of 11 ducklings hatched in an enclosed courtyard at the East Hampton Library that will likely have to be caught and relocated by hand when they have grown in size. Dell Cullum

Enthusiasts scramble to preserve rare but rusting Lion Gardiner dining car
End of the line for the last of its kind? Efforts are under way to save the storied Lion Gardiner dining car, seen here in Kingston, N.Y. Empire State Railway Museum

Court says F.A.A. can mandate north shore path