Ideas of paradise clash on Napeague sands
Jason Hren relaxed with his daughter, Emma, on the Napeague ocean beach Sunday. Members of an informal community of beach-driving enthusiasts say their summer lifestyle is under attack. Russell Drumm

The Harbor Heights Fuel Company wants to tear down its building on Hampton Street in Sag Harbor and replace it with a convenience store that would also function as a gas station. The new building, and its two fueling islands, would be perpendicular to the street. Morgan McGivern

Latest wrinkle in Montauk erosion battle
Residents of the Soundview community west of the Montauk Harbor Inlet claim it's the town's job to fix their erosion problem. Bing Maps

In 2009 Hartstein neighbor had similar symptoms