Randy Bresnik, a NASA astronaut, and his wife, Rebecca Bresnik, associate chief counsel for international matters at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will speak in East Hampton on June 27 and 29. NASA

Jay Hamel, the owner of Murf’s Backstreet Tavern, posed with Robert Deery, a bartender. The bar has had to switch its closing time from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. Jamie Bufalino

From chemistry to yoga, the long life of a teacher
Jaki Jackson of Springs, a longtime yoga teacher, got hooked about 60 years ago by the practice’s promise of perpetual youth. At 87, displaying a suppleness of body and mind, it appears that she might have found it. Judy D’Mello

East Hampton Village Hall, built in the mid-18th century, is in need of repairs and renovation, a consultant told the village board last Thursday. Christopher Walsh

Item of the Week, from the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection