Villages

95A crew of volunteers from Reader’s Digest’s Home and Garden magazine pitched in to help the Montauk Village Association on Tuesday. Janis Hewitt



Needed help 26 percent of the time in year past

Engineering projects, sediment removal are recommended for village ponds
A consultant has given East Hampton Village recommendations for projects to improve Hook and Town Ponds’ water quality. David E. Rattray

That Swims’ When Promised Land was rich with menhaden
Bruce Collins spoke on Saturday at the East Hampton Library about the area’s maritime history, including when Gardiner’s Bay was staked out in a warren of private oyster beds. Irene Silverman


Perry Duryea III received a painting of himself from Paul Davis, right, at a Fighting Chance lunch in Montauk on Friday. Janis Hewitt

Lester (Zeke) Forbell, seen here last week with his wife Marianne Forbell, and their grandchildren Emma, left, and Jaiden, right, is out of work while he undergoes treatment for Stage 4 Pancreatic cancer. Jamie Bennett

The Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital is helping to raise awareness of breast cancer this month and in October. Durell Godfrey