Montauk parish’s popular former priest makes good in Manchester, N.H.
Bishop Peter Libasci, photographed at the 2007 opening of the rebuilt St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk, where he was pastor, has been named by Pope Benedict XVI to lead New Hampshire’s Catholics. Janis Hewitt

New coalition asks candidates where they stand
Members of the newly formed East Hampton Environmental Coalition gathered on the lawn of Town Hall Monday, led by Marcia Bystryn, president of the New York League of Conservation Voters, third from left. Morgan McGivern

Preservation of headwaters of creek called critical by neighbors
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Edward F. Hoff Jr.’s monster quahog was the winner. Morgan McGivern

Amagansett eyes Pacific East property
The long-vacant former Pacific East restaurant property
The long-vacant former Pacific East restaurant property may be bought by the Amagansett Fire Department to hold for future expansion. Morgan McGivern

After sitting for years on Bluff Road
East Hampton Town Marine Museum’s iconic Flag Dory
Chris Westergard and his grandfather John DiSunno teamed up to restore the East Hampton Town Marine Museum’s iconic Flag Dory. Russell Drumm

Board accused of ignoring Surf Lodge, Ruschmeyer’s nightclub violations
At a meeting of the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday, Councilwoman Theresa Quigley pointed to a list of citations issued to the Surf Lodge restaurant. Jay Fruin and Helene Tallo looked on. Janis Hewitt

Nominees of the East Hampton Independence Party met voters at John’s Drive-In in Montauk on Sept. 7. From left were Marilyn Behan and Bill Mott, who are running for town board, East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana, and Steve Lynch, who hopes to become East Hampton Town highway superintendent. Janis Hewitt

Arborists offer tips in wake of storm
Prevention and awareness are half the battle.