Deborah Lee Scheffer died on Feb. 9. A fund-raiser has been established to help her husband with expenses for their two children.

The ownership of a portrait of a young Jacqueline Bouvier by a relatively unknown painter that was reputedly stolen from Grey Gardens in the 1970s has been challenged in a new lawsuit. T.E. McMorrow photos

Seals and other coastal inhabitants can be viewed on a guided walk with a state parks naturalist in Montauk both Saturday and Sunday. Jane Bimson

The owner of this truck parked on Neck Path in Springs returned home to find it in flames. Elaine Daddio

Chrystyna Kestler, whose son Army Lt. Joseph J. Theinert was killed in Afghanistan in 2010, will speak about her experiences along with four veterans at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor next week.

Kids can get up close to a variety of marine life in an open aquarium at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton. Durell Godfrey

James Brooks and Charolotte Park's Springs studio, now owned by East Hampton Town, is in a state of dire disrepair. David E. Rattray

Walkable, workable, safer from sea level rise
Consultants working on hamlet plans for East Hampton Town envision a downtown Montauk in which businesses have relocated landward from breach areas and filled in gaps in present development, while beaches and dunes are rebuilt. Dodson and Flinker, L.K. McLean Associates, RKG Associates, Fine Arts and Sciences