Villages

There is plenty of fun to be had at the carnival, coming to Bridgehampton on Thursday, as can be seen in these photographs from 2016. Durell Godfrey photos

Native American portrait from the Woodlands Period, by David Bunn Martine

Bridge Gardens hosts painting classes for people of all skill levels on Saturdays. Durell Godfrey

Rebecca Molinaro, the village clerk, swore in Arthur Graham to the East Hampton Village Board, on Wednesday. Christopher Walsh

The Three Bs entertained Fourth of July revelers aboard the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s second annual fireworks cruise. Jane Bimson
Fireworks over MontaukJane Bimson

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

There is “one property unique to [oak wilt] disease, the tendency to drop leaves in the middle of the summer,” Margery Daughtrey, a plant pathologist at Cornell University’s research and extension service in Riverhead, said this week. Durell Godfrey


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

Longtime Partners Are Married, Fredrick A. Becker and Jeffrey A. Tannenbaum