Villages

Merle Hoffman wrote the book she will speak about on Saturday for her adopted daughter, Sasha, so that she knows the triumphs and tragedies her mother faced to protect the reproductive rights of women. Carrie Ann Salvi


After several historians realized that the former president never slept at Third House in Montauk, the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously agreed earlier this month that the Theodore Roosevelt County Park should return to its original name, the Montauk County Park, effective as soon as the signs are repainted. Janis Hewitt


A pair of osprey with a nest midway up the MacKay Radio Tower on Napeague have been apparently disturbed by a dangling cable. Russell Drum



Pranksters placed a tall, plastic giraffe deep in Napeague State Park at some point in the past weeks.
Pranksters placed a tall, plastic giraffe deep in Napeague State Park at some point in the past weeks. David E. Rattray

Weekends are drawing huge crowds
Ruschmeyer’s Inn on Second House Road.
Weekends are drawing huge crowds to Ruschmeyer’s Inn on Second House Road. Some guests have reportedly been urinating on neighbors’ lawns. Janis Hewitt

Amagansett Life-Saving Station
People will gather at the Amagansett Life-Saving Station Wednesday for a re-enactment of the landing of Nazi saboteurs in June 1942. Russell Drumm