Billy Strong and Dell Cullum planned their winter voyage to Isabela, the largest of the Galapagos Islands.

The latest design for the Montauk Playhouse’s aquatics center includes pools on two levels. Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership

The panel included, from left, Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, County Executive Steve Bellone, and Jeremy Samuelson, the executive director of C.C.O.M. Janis Hewitt

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