New owners hope for community hub
At the Springs Tavern, Dan and Charlene DeSmet have created an atmosphere that recalls an earlier era, when the restaurant was known as Jungle Pete’s, the Birches, and Harry’s Hideaway, among other names. Christopher Walsh
The crowd at Jungle Pete’s in Springs, circa 1973

Windmill Village residents find life lessons and fresh eyes in an art class
Jenna Rolf, 93, said she sees her surroundings differently since she started painting last year. Jackie Pape
Jackie Pape
Jackie Pape

Police logged 447 incidents, made 12 arrests
Crowds flooded into the street in downtown Montauk on Tuesday to watch the Fourth of July fireworks there. The four-day holiday weekend kept East Hampton Town police, fire marshals, and ordinance enforcement and marine patrol officers busy. T.E. McMorrow

Representative Lee Zeldin will be in Southampton on Thursday night. Morgan McGivern

The Coast Guard searched over 4,000 square miles for the missing fisherman for over 24 hours. Dell Cullum

A Coast Guard Station Montauk crew, similar to the one seen here in July of 2013, is assisting in the search for a crewmember who went missing from the Miss Shauna on Monday. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson

The July Fourth fireworks show is held over Umbrella Beach in Montauk on Tuesday night. Morgan McGivern

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