Matthew Posnick and his dog Tara recently became a certified handler-and-therapy-animal team through the organization Pet Partners. Christine Sampson

Richard G. Hendrickson, seen here in 2007, had been a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930. Carissa Katz
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recognized Richard Hendrickson for 80 years of service in 2014.John N. White

Frank Squadrito, a former butler at Ronald Perelman's Creeks estate in East Hampton, was led into East Hampton Town Justice Court on Friday. T.E. McMorrow

The driver of an S.U.V. was killed in a collision with a Suffolk County bus on Montauk Highway near Hayground Road in Bridgehampton.

Free monthly dinners at Most Holy Trinity
At the East Hampton Clericus’s community soup dinner last January, Charlie Goldsmith, Cassius Lubin, Jonah Ball, Rabbi Hanniel Levenson, Sally Morse, and Siena Link Morse were among the many volunteers. Morgan McGivern

One seat was vacant following drug charges, another because of a broken arm
Taylor K. Vecsey

Vow greater scrutiny on demolitions in village

Priorities include housing, 24/7 emergency care