The Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library's Long Island Collection

Lifeguards kept watch on the ocean at Main Beach in East Hampton on Wednesday afternoon, where they were flying a yellow flag, not because of the shark bites in the water off Fire Island, but because of rough conditions. Johnette Howard

Determined to carry on his legacy
Ray Harden, left, and Stratton Schellinger said Ben Krupinski would have wanted Ben Krupinski Builders to go on after his death. The two are the new owners. Durell Godfrey

A 24-acre site off the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike