PFCs in 28 of 50 tested, all but 1 at ‘safe’ levels

Post-hurricane, ‘It’s independent people that care, that get things done’
With Team Rubicon, a veterans’ group that deploys for rapid emergency response, Denise Schoen, at right, worked on a medical team in Puerto Rico. Courtesy of Denise Schoen
Twisted wreckage littered Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Doug Kuntz

Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone, right, has joined a number of elected officials pressing for rejection of a tax reform bill now working its way through Congress.

From here to serenity
Dayna Winter and Marc Schultz and their daughter, Maya, of Amagansett have been charmed by Nicaragua’s Pacific coastline. Courtesy of Marc Schultz
Verdad, a yoga and fitness retreat in Costa Dulce, Nicaragua, sits 300 feet above secluded Playa Escameca, also known for its world-class surfing. David Osborne

Trustees focus on Georgica Pond and Deepwater
Georgica Pond at its ocean end David E. Rattray

Ronald Baron's oceanfront house in East Hampton, where a man who tried to open a locked door was detained by a caretaker and later arrested. David E. Rattray

Springs School fourth graders seemed ready for show time during a rehearsal of the annual Springs opera, which opens on Wednesday in the East Hampton High School auditorium. Durell Godfrey
The 79 Watch Us Shine opera company rehearsed at East Hampton High School this week. Durell Godfrey
This year's opera, written by students, is "The Case of the Missing Pollock."Durell Godfey