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The popular and controversial nightclub Sloppy Tuna is slated to be run a court-appointed attorney, who said this week that it will be open for the summer, despite comments to the contrary. T.E. McMorrow

The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation rescued a male harbor seal found stranded in Montauk in December. It will be released on Sunday. Riverhead Foundation

Homeowners told to drain standing water
It is incumbent on property owners to be proactive, particularly to prevent and eliminate standing water. Matthew Charron

Opioid-overdose antidote distributed to public
Christine Sampson photos
Steve Chassman, left, was a presenter at last week’s forum on the prevention of drug abuse at East Hampton High School. Pictured with him are Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, center, and Melody Agrillo.

Prolific professor and historian
Mark Naison, a professor of African-American studies at Fordham University in the Bronx who lives part-time in Springs, recently finished writing his seventh book, “Before the Fires: An Oral History of African-American Life in the Bronx from the 1930s to the 1960s.” Durell Godfrey

Administrators say the state considered complaints in updating the tests

Christine Sampson

Swing your partner
Jolie Parcher was at work on the former G.H. Bass & Co. shoe outlet space at Amagansett Square with help from Jaime Escalante in preparation for her yoga center’s move across the square this spring. Morgan McGivern

Kayla Murray of Bayport, also known as Kayla McKean, was arrested by East Hampton Town police over the weekend on two felony counts of grand larceny, stemming from an incident on Plank Road around midnight Saturday. T.E. McMorrow

Members of the Southampton Civil Service Employees Association filled the Town Hall meeting room last week in support of a settlement agreement reached with Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, despite objections from other members of the board and the town highway superintendent. Taylor K. Vecsey