Villages

Heading into her first holiday season as the new owner of BookHampton in East Hampton, Carolyn Brody has planned a series of events intended, she said, “to share the spirit, bring people into the store, and build community.”
Steven Ringel assumed the role of executive director of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 1, succeeding Marina Van.
Five years after it was destroyed by fire, Scoville Hall, the parish house of the Amagansett Presbyterian Church, will reopen on Dec. 3, when it hosts a holiday fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Members of the East Hampton Village Police Department, emergency medical technicians, and an employee of the Maidstone Club were recognized by the village board on Friday for their role in saving a life.
Early predictions have proven accurate. “Pretty bleak,” was the assessment yesterday from Barley Dunne, director of the town’s shellfish hatchery in Montauk.
The East Hampton Food Pantry collected about 1,200 pounds of food and raised close to $1,300 in cash donations during Saturday’s annual Harvest Food Drive at the East Hampton Middle School.
It is hard to imagine Sag Harbor without the Intuition II, a 196-foot-long yacht. Owned by Patrick E. Malloy for 18 years and tied up at the dock at his marina south of Long Wharf, it has been up for sale for a year, and, with a recent price drop, may not be back next summer.
Tens of thousands of menhaden, known as bunker, died in the Shinnecock Canal on Monday, and a cleanup effort is underway.
Philip O’Connell, the chairman of the East Hampton Village Planning Board, was welcomed as a member of the village board at a work session last Thursday, replacing Elbert Edwards, a longtime board member who died last month.