Villages

Benefit Saturday will raise money for wounded vets and those serving
A selection of Musical instruments sent in 2008
A benefit in Amagansett Saturday will raise money to send supplies to a Marine unit in Afghanistan and to give musical instruments to veterans. Pictured above is a selection sent in 2008. Walter Noller



Vincent Grimes was honored by the Boy Scouts Trailblazer District at a dinner on Oct. 21 at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk. He received the Scouts Good Deed Award for his many years of involvement.

Museum seeks permission to install replica of 19th-century lens
The Montauk Lighthouse Museum is hoping to replace the current automated light with a replica of the Fresnel lens that produced the lifesaving beam for 127 years. Louis A. Sapienza



Dorothy Malik-Atkinson, Cecilia Blowe, and Elizabeth Kopka, girl scouts working on their Silver Project, planted native plants on a dune recently built to cover a rock revetment near Gosman’s Restaurant. Larry Penny, director of natural resources for East Hampton Town, right, watched. Plants were donated by Warren’s Nursery in Water Mill. Dune work was supplied by Peter Joyce of Montauk. Dorothy Malik-Atkinson

There’s disagreement over a number of downtown parking spaces newly restricted to cars with resident stickers. Janis Hewitt