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A Mini Cooper was apparently abandoned by its driver after it ran off the road in East Hampton Village and came to rest down an embankment in a Hook Pond tributary. David E. Rattray

In East Hampton, the St. Luke's Episcopal Church's family fair will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Durell Godfrey

The July issue's cover art is by the late Howard Kanovitz, showing a moody moment on Gardiner's Bay, circa 1980.

Howard Dean, the former presidential candidate, was among those who spoke at the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday. Christopher Walsh


Says shopping party at private residence a no-no
Grey Gardens, which is on the market for just under $18 million, is being rented this summer by American Express, whose plans for the property have already run up against East Hampton Village regulations. David E. Rattray

Ride-hailing services, now legal here at last, abound
One new ride service on the scene is Skedaddle, a crowdsource app that allows users to create their own mass transit routes without being charged until everyone has paid. Skedaddle will offer free service this Saturday and Sunday to anyone who downloads its app.

Cause of die-offs may remain a mystery
“Starvation is my lead, but why they starved is a whole other ballgame,” Frank Quevedo, the director of South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center, said of the dead shearwaters washing up on local beaches. David E. Rattray

Troubles at home, at scbool, and with language, but now their futures await
Despite winning roughly $30,000 in local scholarships, Francesca Denaro still needs to work all summer before she heads to Marist College, where she will study finance. Judy D’Mello
Cristina Paucar, a Bridgehampton graduate, will attend the Fashion Institute of Technology this fall. Judy D’Mello