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Capt. John Rade, seen here with a massive striped bass, will be honored as the Fishing Legend of the Year at the conclusion of the Montauk Mercury Grand Slam Fishing Tournament on Sunday.

Joe Gaviola will soon take up residence at the Montauk Lighthouse. Jane Bimson

Scientist’s study of past reveals worrisome future
Maureen Raymo will talk about climate change at the Nature Conservancy’s Center for Conservation on Saturday.

‘We need to’ give them ‘a reason to vote for a Democrat,’ Alec Baldwin said.
Loida Lewis, second from right, hosted a fund-raiser for Perry Gershon, center, the Democratic candidate for Congress from East Hampton. Among those on hand were, from left, Alec Baldwin, Alice Tepper Marlin, and Representative Carolyn Maloney. Christopher Walsh

There was less rancor in the room than there had been the month before
Authors Night, the East Hampton's biggest money-earner of the year, draws hundreds of guests each year. Durell Godfrey

The East Hampton Town Trustees have racks to house 40 kayaks at the end of Gerard Drive in Springs. Durell Godfrey

Main Beach in East Hampton, where trash cans placed on the sand by officials have been the subject of renewed debate. David E. Rattray

Durell Godfrey

Christian Bermeo Courtesy of the Bermeo family

Hot is just hot
Traveling to Atlantis Canyon, Pat Byrne, right, weighed in a 234-pound bigeye tuna last Thursday at Star Island Marina in Montauk. With him were Chris Byrne, center, and Capt. Mike Elling. Larry Byrne