Villages

On Wednesday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced a series of tick prevention educational forums that will be held by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. The first will take place at Southampton Town Hall on Monday at 7 p.m.
Following Friday's heavy rains, Suffolk County health officials have issued an advisory against swimming at certain beaches across the county, including Havens Beach in Sag Harbor.
Good weather seems to be in the forecast this weekend, so make the most of it with one, or maybe more than one, of these many events.
Expect delays in Bridgehampton during a PSEG-Long Island circuit trimming project, which will start Friday and run through Aug 25, weather permitting.
Terry Kemper, a retired television executive and member of the East Hampton Fire Department, chases solar eclipses, and on Monday he will chase his 17th. Find out how you can too.
Ocean beaches on the eastern end of Southampton Town were briefly closed Monday afternoon after lifeguards in Sagaponack spotted what appeared to be a shark close to the beach. The decision came after days of apparent shark sightings in East Hampton Village and elsewhere.
Historical houses throughout East Hampton could be designated as landmarks, protecting them from demolition or substantial change, through a program being considered by the East Hampton Town Board that would also give their owners the right to build a second residence on their properties.
In what Frank Newbold, the chairman, said was probably a record, it took the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals just nine minutes to complete its meeting on Friday.
Despite the rain on Saturday, which forced the Rell Sunn Surf Contest in Montauk to be moved to Sunday, the event was a success.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has completed the first three years of data collection on birds and marine mammals via aerial surveys over a 16,000-square-mile area.
Get ready for some fishy business: The 85th annual Fisherman’s Fair benefiting Ashawagh Hall is coming to Springs on Saturday.
No art quite fits the Hamptons like Pauline Fotopoulos’s ShellArt. Ms. Fotopoulos takes shells from beaches and shops and creates one-of-a-kind pieces of art by assembling the shells in different designs.
It is not just the ground coffee beans that are in hot water at SagTown Coffee. The business, which reopened nearly two weeks ago following the fire that destroyed the coffee shop in December, has been cited for violating Sag Harbor Village code.