Villages

Part of a fading era in Montauk came tumbling down on Friday, as a wrecking crew began demolishing the iconic East Deck Motel at Ditch Plain Beach.
The importance of an obscure event in the history of World War II has been brought home, literally, in recent years with the annual re-enactment of Nazi saboteurs’ landing on the ocean beach near Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett.
A memorial plaque donated by the Police Benevolent Association of East Hampton Village in honor of the late Anna Mirabai Lytton, a 14-year-old Springs School student, will be dedicated at a ceremony on Wednesday.
The show could go on, however, if $60,000 can be raised to cover its expenses within the next several weeks.
Because Suffolk County’s new, additional area code, 934, goes into effect on June 18, residents will need to begin dialing 10 digits when they pick up their phones to make a call beginning that same day.
Much of a piece of pre-gentrified Montauk came tumbling down Friday, as a wrecking crew began demolishing the iconic East Deck Motel.
A dispute over a tennis court at 127 Main Street, the former Gardiner estate, landed in the court of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday.
Fort Pond House is once again open for use after a three-year renovation and restoration of the house and land. Official opening ceremonies will be held there on Sunday afternoon, beginning at 2.
Sag Harbor Village officials held off on deciding whether to tear down the derelict Morpurgo house after receiving word at a hearing on Tuesday that the foreclosed property is to be sold at auction in just under a month.