Villages

Panelists at an Accabonac Protection Committee forum on Tuesday will talk about how to protect Accabonac Harbor. Durell Godfrey

People of all faiths and ethnicities came together for a Rally for Families on the Fourth of July in Sag Harbor Village. George Dietrich, at left, the pastor at Incarnation Lutheran Church in Water Mill, and Joshua Franklin, center, the rabbi serving the Jewish Center of the Hamptons, were among the marchers. Durell Godfrey
The Rev. Kimberly Quinn Johnson of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork addressed the crowd.Durell Godfrey
Denise Silva-Dennis, left, and Nicole Dennis-Banks of the Shinnecock Indian Nation Durell Godfrey
Kyle Dudley and his niece Mary-Rae Dudley were among those who came out on Wednesday.Durell Godfrey
A young girl named Angie spoke about family unity. Durell Godfrey
Another speaker at the rally Durell Godfrey
About 400 people attended the rally, according to Sag Harbor Village police.Durell Godfrey
Many people held signs. Durell Godfrey
The march was held in the already crowded Sag Harbor Village on the Fourth of July. Alex Lemonides
Some children wrapped themselves in "space blankets" during the march. Right, a woman held a sign emphasizing a theme of the rally.Durell Godfrey


This dog tried to beat the heat while sitting in traffic. Durell Godfrey



A scary letter from the Corps of Engineers
A letter sent to some Montauk residents by the Army Corps of Engineers cost $6.35 to send priority mail. It included a safety guide informing people what to do if they encounter old military munitions at Camp Hero or in the waters off the former military installation. Carissa Katz



A rendering of the proposed 150-seat theater at the Montauk Playhouse Community Center, above, as envisioned by the project’s architect, Scott DiBerardino of Island Structures Engineering. The theater is intended for performances, lectures, and conferences. Below, the proposed aquatics center, which is to include a 25-yard fitness pool. Montauk Playhouse Foundation