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"Montauk" by Kenneth B. Walsh, circa 1975, remains on view at Woodbine Collection in Montauk.

Bridge Gardens hosts painting classes for people of all skill levels on Saturdays. Durell Godfrey

Rebecca Molinaro, the village clerk, swore in Arthur Graham to the East Hampton Village Board, on Wednesday. Christopher Walsh

After a friend’s death in Haiti earthquake, a commitment to helping endures
Stephanie Crispinelli’s mission continues thanks to the efforts of her family and friends like Sarina Peddy of East Hampton, who flew to Jamaica in April to build the seventh Steph’s Place school on the island. Photos Courtesy of Sarina Peddy
Sarina Peddy and volunteers working on the 1,300-square-foot school, which took four days to construct.
Ready for the start of school: Steph’s Place 7 in Galina, a remote region of Jamaica. Plans for Steph’s Place 8 are already underway.

The Three Bs entertained Fourth of July revelers aboard the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s second annual fireworks cruise. Jane Bimson
Fireworks over MontaukJane Bimson

New owners hope for community hub
At the Springs Tavern, Dan and Charlene DeSmet have created an atmosphere that recalls an earlier era, when the restaurant was known as Jungle Pete’s, the Birches, and Harry’s Hideaway, among other names. Christopher Walsh
The crowd at Jungle Pete’s in Springs, circa 1973

Windmill Village residents find life lessons and fresh eyes in an art class
Jenna Rolf, 93, said she sees her surroundings differently since she started painting last year. Jackie Pape
Jackie Pape
Jackie Pape

Police logged 447 incidents, made 12 arrests
Crowds flooded into the street in downtown Montauk on Tuesday to watch the Fourth of July fireworks there. The four-day holiday weekend kept East Hampton Town police, fire marshals, and ordinance enforcement and marine patrol officers busy. T.E. McMorrow

Representative Lee Zeldin will be in Southampton on Thursday night. Morgan McGivern

The Coast Guard searched over 4,000 square miles for the missing fisherman for over 24 hours. Dell Cullum