Villages

Huge blue billboards promoting New York State's I Love New York campaign popped up Thursday on West Lake Drive in Montauk, prompting backlash from residents and elected officials alike.
When lightning knocks out the electricity, the Internet is down, or a hurricane renders cellphone contact all but impossible, it will be people like the members of the Bonac Amateur Radio Club who will be there to help.
An underground propane tank and a series of variance requests for an oceanfront lot on Further Lane owned by Michael Fisch, the founder and chief executive of American Securities, kept the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals busy on Friday.
Food Pantry Farm on Long Lane in East Hampton launched its Working Families community-supported agriculture program this week.
A storied 210-year-old house on Union Street in Sag Harbor Village, long abandoned and called a safety hazard by officials, has a new owner who has promised to work with the village and restore the house to its former glory.
Fort Pond and Lake Montauk are more vulnerable than ever, according to the Concerned Citizens of Montauk, because of threats coming from above and below ground.
Energy conservation and cost-savings for homeowners who act to reduce their energy consumption will be the focus of two inaugural Energy Awareness Days next week, presented by East Hampton Town and PSEG Long Island.
Approximately 100 people attended the South Fork Clean Energy Forum on June 15 at LTV Studios in Wainscott, at which officials from government, PSEG Long Island, and renewable energy companies discussed the transition from fossil-fuel sources that scientists say is urgently needed to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.
Known now as Jazz for Jennings rather than Jazz at Jennings, the brunch-and-music fund-raiser for the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center will return on Sunday for its second year.