Morgan McGivern

The Lady Ott team competed in the whaleboat races at the 2015 HarborFest. Morgan McGivern
Michele and Martin Cohen at a recent fundraiser for National Jewish Health at their East Hampton home Courtesy National Jewish Health

Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to gain strength and linger off the Mid-Atlantic Coast well into next week. National Hurricane Center
Wave heights in feet for Monday, as Hermine returns to hurricane strength. Estimates are for ocean swells up to 18 feet from the south-southeast on Long Island.United States Navy

David Geffen’s ‘very complicated’ project would impact an ocean dune
David Geffen seeks multiple variances for a $1.9 million renovation at 199 Lily Pond Lane, which he purchased this year for $70 million. David E. Rattray

Married for over 50 years, John Mullen says his wife, Anne, was the prettiest chicken at the Springs Agricultural Fair. Durell Godfrey Photos
Who’s the fairest chicken of them all?Durell Godfrey
Peaches the donkey met some of her fans.Durell Godfrey
After judges sampled the pies and other baked goods, the crowd went to work, leaving nary a crumb. Durell Godfrey
Careful! The egg toss drew a lot of contestants.Durell Godfrey
On your mark, get set, go!Durell Godfrey
Athena Ascher-Walsh pointed to her second-place cookie. She also won third in the muffin contest.Durell Godfrey
Xander Goodman, Dalia Ascher-Walsh, Athena Ascher-Walsh, Henry Goodman, and Caroline van Hoy enjoyed the fair’s offerings. Dalia and Athena placed in the best cookie and best muffin contests. Xander and Henry were second in the best cake contest.Durell Godfrey

Passengers file onto a train in East Hampton. Durell Godfrey