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Veterans who have been severely injured in recent wars will ride through Amagansett, Montauk, East Hampton, and Sag Harbor on July 20. It is the 10th anniversary of Soldier Ride, a cause born at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett out of an idea from Chris Carney, a former bartender at the nightclub. Durell Godfrey

East Hampton Portuguese man-of-war
A Portuguese man-of-war, one of many to wash up on East Hampton and Southampton beaches in recent days. Doug Kuntz


Money from a busy Sunday at Napeague hotspot counted then gone

Southampton resident at center of DOMA case
Evan Cooper

Fred Pharaoh, far from ‘extinct,’ feels pride
Fred Pharaoh, a member of the Montaukett tribe, was encouraged by a recent decision in the New York State Legislature to recognize the tribe. Russell Drumm

Lifeguards not yet on duty in preseason incident that nearly claimed a life
Bystanders gathered as Juan Carlos Salvana, 30, of Long Island City was loaded into an ambulance after coming close to drowning at Main Beach in East Hampton Village last Thursday. Morgan McGiven

Former Memory Motel owner said to owe $120,000
Montauk’s Memory Motel, made famous in 1976 by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones, is in the news this week after a former owner was charged with evading sales and occupancy taxes. T.E. McMorrow


Changes proposed are just too ambiguous, many say