Villages

From left, Christian McBride, Mark Gross, and Jon Faddis performed at last year's Jazz for Jennings fund-raiser. Mr. Faddis will perform again at this year's benefit, which once again supports the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center.

One of the two locations being considered for an emergency care facility in East Hampton Town is town-owned acreage off Stephen Hand's Path, the site of soccer fields as well as the building now housing the Child Development Center of the Hamptons. Morgan McGivern
A second possible spot for the satellite emergency care facility is the site of ballfields off of Pantigo Place in East Hampton.Morgan McGivern



Morgan McGiven


Nicki Mazur, right, and Arlene Coulter were among the dozen at a rally along Montauk Highway in Water Mill to ban assault weapons. The East Hampton and Southampton Town Democrats were the sponsors. Taylor K. Vecsey

Polynesian-inspired sailing catamaran was work of many hands, many hearts
“I’m sitting on my summer job,” Maggie Ryan said Monday evening from her perch on the 63-foot Mon Tiki Largo sailing catamaran, which is expected to be ready for passengers within the month. Carissa Katz
Paul Turturro, Gerald Okkeke, Daquan Ravenell, and Joe Gasslein, a few of the many apprentices and crew members who helped build and assemble the Montauk Catamaran Company’s Mon Tiki Largo, rested after launching the boat on Monday. Carissa Katz
The Mon Tiki Largo was brought to Montauk in three tractor trailer truckloads from the warehouse in Holbrook where she was built.David Ryan
Amelia, Maggie, and David Ryan stood on one of the boat's crossbeams after its launch Monday evening.Carissa Katz
“It’s a wonderfully evocative design," Capt. David Ryan said of the Mon Tiki Largo. "There are not too many handmade 60-foot objects capable of going around the globe.”Carissa Katz
Daquan Ravenell has worked on the Mon Tiki Largo since October.Carissa Katz

Suffolk County has a new, additional area code, 934. Christine Sampson

The Great Bonac Firework Show will go on this year, but the Clamshell Foundation, which sponsors it, will not do so next year. Joanne Pilgrim