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David Lys left, and Manny Vilar, right, candidates for East Hampton Town Board, will discuss the issues at a forum on Thursday sponsored by the East Hampton Clericus. Durell Godfrey Photos

Kevin S. Chavez, 19, of Bridgehampton was charged with falsely reporting an incident, a misdemeanor, after he posted on Snapchat with what appeared to be an AR-15


Can parks police cope with additional crowds?
A page from the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation's request for proposals for a new camping concession at Camp Hero shows potential sites in yellow. New York State Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation

The Mets honor Montauk’s Pat DeRosa, World War II vet and musician
The New York Mets honored Pat DeRosa’s military service at their game last Thursday. The Mets’ Corey Oswalt presented a flag to the Montauk resident in a ceremony during the game. New York Mets

Proposed parking rules called a ‘slippery slope’

State grant eases burden of installation after wells are found to be tainted
A former film studio and special effects lab on Industrial Road in Wainscott, now used for training by several South Fork fire departments, is among the possible sources of chemical groundwater contamination in the area. David E. Rattray

In the hamlet study for Wainscott, suggested future uses of the sandpit, which will eventually cease operation, include expanded commercial or mixed use, affordable housing, and even a new railroad station. David E. Rattray

President Trump came out strongly for Representative Lee Zeldin via Twitter last week, writing that he "has my Complete and Total Endorsement!" Morgan McGivern

Of the $775,000 increase in discretionary spending in the proposed budget, nearly 73 percent of it, or $605,000, goes to the airport fund, to purchase aviation fuel, an expense more than offset by revenue from selling the fuel to airport operators. Durell Godfrey