Disposable, yes, but rarely recycled

By Edwin Sherrill
It wasn’t even a year after the end of Prohibition when boxes of grain alcohol that had mysteriously appeared on a Promised Land beach caused a near frenzy of scavenging. East Hampton Star Archive

Members of the Sag Harbor Ladies Village Improvement Society — Gail Brown, Bethany Deyermond, Diane Lewis, and Amity Lucas, with her two kids, Hudson and Lana, and Sophia Deyermond in front — gathered on Long Wharf.

Liz Joyce and her Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre will move to Bay Street Theater in September. Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre

Late last week, levels of blue-green algae in Georgica Pond exceeded 100 micrograms per liter, according to Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University, who has led a water-monitoring program of trustee-managed waters in conjunction with the trustees for the last three years. Doug Kuntz

The designer says she couldn’t wear it all in 1,000 years
Mark Vitulano, who helped organize a yard sale of clothes, shoes, accessories and more from Betsey Johnson’s collection, stood amid the bounty on Saturday with Emma Gage and Melissa Pashay. Durell Godfrey photos

Two Hedges Lane residents fight square-footage limits

When you are surrounded by water, signs of climate change everywhere
Once this cedar tree on Weesuck Creek in East Quogue was on dry land, now it stands as a stark reminder of the combined effects of rising sea levels and coastal erosion. Carl LoBue