Montauk Lighthouse arial
If it is approved, the Lighthouse would be the third place in East Hampton Town to achieve landmark status, joining the Pollock-Krasner House and the Moran House. Durell Godfrey
single-engine plane
The pilot and a passenger were unhurt after the single-engine plane they were in was damaged during landing Saturday afternoon at East Hampton Airport.

Ben Pundole and Rob McKinley
Ben Pundole and Rob McKinley are poised to re-open Ruschmeyer’s in Montauk on Friday, May 27. David E. Rattray

Cases Were ‘Very, Very Similar’
Coach Reale
Lou Reale, looking on as his former ace, Jessie Stavola, strode intimidatingly toward the plate, said he “just didn’t think” when he made out the schedule. Jack Graves

Dems’ top picks; Independence Party surprises
East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson, right, spoke to an Independence Party screening committee Monday in Amagansett. Matthew Taylor

Citizens group demonstrates strength and calls for legal backbone
public support for beach-access rights
Members of Citizens for Access Rights and other supporters of beach driving stressed the importance of fighting a lawsuit that could close parts of the oceanfront to the public. Morgan McGivern

Committee debates paths to a cleaner watershed
Lake Montauk - Girl on Beach
To improve water quality in Lake Montauk, an ad hoc watershed advisory committee agreed that dredging is essential, but was less sure of the right way to address the flow of coliform bacteria into the lake. Russell Drumm