Radioactive? But how?
Cliff Kalfaian tested the black sands in Montauk with his Geiger counter earlier this year.

Professional clowns from the Big Apple Circus and its Clown Care program, including Kim Winslow, left, and Peter Strauss, a.k.a. Dr. Petey, also performed at a benefit for the circus last year. Durell Godfrey

On Monday Zoe Vatash boarded a plane for Israel, where she will enlist in the Israeli Army and serve for the next two years. Shahar Azran
Zoe Vatash was among the Lone Soldiers group that traveled to Israel together on Monday as they get ready to enlist in the Israeli army.Shahar Azran

The Sag Harbor School District has its eye on the former Stella Maris Regional School on Division Street, which is for sale. Christine Sampson

The owner of the house at 49 Gannet Drive in Montauk was arraigned Monday in East Hampton Town Justice Court on 27 charges of violating the town code. Among other things, she is accused of creating several bedrooms in the house from non-living spaces, including a closet. T.E. McMorrow

SeeK the alien’s new adventure: raising money for the Springs School
Andy Piver is selling his comic book “SeeK and the Lost Temple of Yucan Findzit” to raise money for the Springs School’s Visiting Artists program. Christine Sampson
SeeK, the main character of Andy Piver's comic bookAndy Piver

Lilia Melani, Judith Weis, Sandy Rapp, and Astrid Myers-Rosset of the East End Women’s Alliance sang a song about women’s rights that they know well from their years of activism. Britta Lokting

Sag Harbor sixth graders Willamina Goodale, Niamh Scanlon and Indira Roth showed off the mixed-media projects that they created during the Sag Harbor School District’s summer art program. Sag Harbor School District

This chart shows the third and sixth grade test results.