Villages

As the holidays approach, a fund-raising drive for Long Island Cares — The Harry Chapin Food Bank, its second such, has begun. This year’s drive honors the late Jack Morelli of Amagansett.
Following a drone crash in Sag Harbor Village in October, officials are considering how to regulate the unmanned aircraft.
If you’ve already made a gingerbread house for the holidays, you might not want to take a bite of it just yet.
As the old neon sign for Johnny’s Bait and Tackle was lowered down by crane for the last time, an era came to an end on Montauk’s Main Street.
A True’s beaked whale, rare to the area, was found dead on Scott Cameron Beach in Bridgehampton last Thursday afternoon.
The historic Dominy clock and woodworking shops that were moved decades ago to the Further Lane property now owned by the investor Barry Rosenstein will soon begin a journey back to North Main Street, where they were constructed in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Sara Struble and Michael Ritsi got en­gaged at sunset on the beach in Montauk on Nov. 14.
Gurney’s Inn has given guests and Montaukers another reason to stay active this winter. As of Nov. 1, the inn has an ice-skating rink on the flattop roof of its spa, which has one of the South Fork’s best views of the Atlantic.
In “Refuge,” her most recent book, Nanci LaGarenne, an East Hampton author, has delved deeply into difficult issues faced by many women, including more than one might think here on the East End.