Georgica Pond in East Hampton, which the town trustees have closed to the harvesting of crabs for part of the last two years due to dense blooms of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, was opened to the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 7.
While many people who work in the schools were enjoying their final days of summer vacation, Daniel Hartnett, a bilingual social worker at the East Hampton Middle School, spent the first days of September helping immigrant women and children detained at the United States-Mexico border.
Anna Pump, who was nationally known for her “Loaves and Fishes Cookbook” and its successors, as well as her Sagaponack gourmet food shop of the same name, was remembered this week after being struck by a truck on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton on Monday.
Nine months after business owners and their representatives expressed displeasure at proposed amendments to the East Hampton Village lighting code, prompting the village board to table them, the board took up the amendments at a work session last Thursday.
Members of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation visited the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday to unveil the foundation’s latest plan for the building’s aquatic and cultural centers.
A panel including Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone addressed environmental issues at a standing-room-only forum sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Montauk at the Montauk Firehouse on Sunday.
The Montauk Village Association got a bit of unexpected help on Tuesday from about 50 volunteers from the digital media group of Reader’s Digest Home and Garden magazine, who worked with it to clean up several small landscaped areas on the...