Villages

The Sax Leader Foundation will be the beneficiary of an event dubbed Stir It Up at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Tuesday
A benefit will be held Tuesday night for the Sax Leader Foundation in memory of Pascal Leader, an Amagansett resident who died in 2013.

Laughter and tears mixed freely at the old Shagwong’s final night of operation under Jimmy Hewitt’s ownership last Thursday, as regulars at the Montauk tavern, including Chuck Morici, toasted good times. T.E. McMorrow
The two new owners of the Shagwong, Jon Krasner and Beau Campsey, dropped by the last night Shagwong was open under the old management, last Thursday. They aim to open Friday, after a week-long cleanup of the iconic Montauk bar.T.E. McMorrow

Built for Bridgehampton house, an Opus 39 is making new music at church
Although most of the pipe organ was disassembled before being moved, the two keyboards stayed together. Durell Godfrey
Left,Scaffolding was set up at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church before the many parts, including the wooden pipes laying in the foreground, were hoisted up to the balcony. Right, the organ was reassembled and ready to play in about a week. Durell Godfrey Photos


The water quality of Hook Pond is poor, with dangerously low levels of dissolved oxygen, a condition fatal to aquatic life, according to Pio Lombardo, the principal of the firm conducting water quality studies for the town and village. Morgan McGivern

The administration of the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter has plans to revamp its youth programs. Christine Sampson



Algal blooms’ causes and solutions sought
Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University, center, along with Jennifer Jankowiak and Ryan Wallace, graduate students, will conduct research on Georgica Pond’s water quality. Stony Brook University

$27,535 goal for I-Tri with Hampton Jitney help
Joan Overlock and Fred Doss founded GoodCircle in 2014 as a way to connect businesses, nonprofit organizations, and community members, who can then accomplish local projects. Christine Sampson