The Asian longhorned beetle wreaks havoc on forests and street trees. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

After a four-year renovation, John Jermain reopens in its Main Street home
Catherine Creedon, the director of the John Jermain Memorial Library, triumphantly held up the book “Sag Harbor: The Story of an American Beauty” on its way on Saturday from the library’s temporary home on West Water Street to its permanent location on Main Street. Susan Dusenberry
Dorothy Ingersoll Zaykowski’s “Sag Harbor: The Story of an American Beauty” passed through nearly 1,000 pairs of hands on the way from the John Jermain Memorial Library’s temporary home to its newly restored permanent home. Christine Sampson

Struck by a Jet Ski as a 2-year-old
Eliot Fisher worked as a lifeguard at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett this summer, the same beach on which he was hit by a Jet Ski piloted by a lifeguard in 2002. Morgan McGivern
The headline read “Town Jet Ski Hits Toddler” in the Aug. 29, 2002, issue of The Star, but 2-year-old Eliot Fisher escaped any major injury.

The Ladies Village Improvement Society of East Hampton is gearing up for its annual fair on Saturday. Durell Godfrey

A Narcan training kit Christine Sampson

The Book Brigade numbered close to 1,000, exceeding all expectations
A formal ribbon-cutting was a joyful moment celebrated, from left, by Cathy Creedon, the library director, Donna Fisher and Diane Schiavoni, two library staff members, Sag Harbor Village Mayor Sandra Schroeder, New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., and Craig Rhodes, vice president of the library's board of trustees, along with Dorothy Ingersoll Zaykowski, seated in front. Christine Sampson photos
Jordan Grimaldi, 3, of Noyac, takes the book from a community member as her brother, Jasper Grimaldi, 5, and her father, James Grimaldi, get ready to take the book into their own hands as well.
Joyce Shulman, right, takes a selfie with her daughter, Madelyn Cohen, during the book brigade as her niece Katherine Howard, visiting from out-of-town, looks on.
Community members of all ages came down to Main Street on Saturday morning to take part in the book brigade that was part of the opening ceremonies for the newly renovated John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor.
As the book brigade progressed, a large crowd gathered outside the library waiting for its arrival.
Catherine Creedon, the director of the John Jermain Memorial Library, held up the book “Sag Harbor: The Story of an American Beauty” by Dorothy Ingersoll Zaykowski, which arrived at the library after being passed hand-to-hand during a "book brigade" by residents who lined up starting at the library's temporary home on Water Street.
Diana Kolhoff, center, the president of the Sag Harbor School Board, along with her daughters, Helena, 10, left, and Alaia, 8, right, signed a guest book that is intended to be a record of the opening ceremonies at John Jermain Memorial Library.
Caitlin McSweeney, left, and Emily Glass, both Pierson Middle and High School students, said they are looking forward to spending tons of time at the newly renovated John Jermain Memorial Library.
Less than half an hour after the library's doors reopened, families could already be seen taking advantage of the revamped children's room.

Blue-green algae spreads into Georgica Cove. Cleber Mello
Ryan Wallace, a scientist and PhD candidate at Stony Brook University, places a data-collecting buoy in the pond. Priscilla Rattazzi