Jane Maynard and Lalitte Smith formed a makeshift kick line at the Garden Club of East Hampton plant sale preview party on Friday. Durell Godfrey
The volunteers who helped cart plants to patrons’ cars this year included, back row from left, Carter Amaden and R.J. Druker, and, front row from left, J.P. Amaden, Olivia Druker, and Nolan Jennings.
The annual Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons Designer Showhouse preview party took place Saturday at the Thrift and Treasure Shop in Sagaponack. Enjoying it, above, were Dwyer Derrig and Beverly Kazickas, making the scene in orange.
Brian Brady, a participating designer, came to the ARF design house party with his puppy, Max.

Sam Iden and his family own Sam's Beverage on Race Lane in East Hampton. A “change drive” there takes place through June 30 will benefit the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter. Courtesy photo

Spray your shoes, not your shoulders, experts say as range expands
David E. Rattray

Democrats look past primary to race with Zeldin
Democratic candidates hoping to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in November met for a debate in Hampton Bays last Thursday. Christopher Walsh

New pastor’s interests run from Scripture to Superman
The Rev. Tisha Williams may be newly installed at the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton, but she has already introduced a women’s ministry and even a logo. Baylis Greene

A new council brainstorms ways to improve school
Members of the John M. Marshall Elementary School's inaugural Leadership Council, from the first and second semester councils, came together for a photo on Tuesday. Jessica Sinacori

East Hampton Town police accused the man, Nicholas A. Hausch, 26, of driving while intoxicated

The car was driven by an allegedly drunken driver
James F. Regan, 51, of Garden City, the driver of a 2014 Chrysler van, was ticketed for failing to yield the right of way at the intersection of Old Montauk and Montauk Highways on Sunday. The van crashed into a Chevrolet pickup driven by John Pelaez, 53, of Montauk, who complained of pain but was not taken to the hospital. Taylor K. Vecsey

His ‘Men’s Lives’ adaptation opened Bay Street Theater in 1992.
Joe Pintauro in 2001 Morgan McGivern