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  • It’s been quite the year for Shawn Christman and Courtney Fruin Christman. Not only did they open the Sea Bean, a gourmet food truck that does catering and sells from Montauk’s Lions Field and other prime spots, but they got married on June 6 and are expecting the birth of their first child in a few weeks.
  • The Ocean Institute and Surf Museum, a new feature at the Montauk Lighthouse Museum, will have a formal opening tonight at 6:30.
  • If every student enrolled attends the first day of classes at the Montauk School next Thursday, there will be 353 of them plowing through the front doors.
  • Mark Ripolone of Ditch Plains Taxi is raising money for the Montauk Playhouse Community Center by donating all of his fares on Wednesday.
  • The top guns of East Hampton Town government appeared Monday before the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee and a large group of residents to let them know what they are doing to combat the rowdiness that has taken over the hamlet since the Fourth of July weekend.
  • The Montauk Playhouse Community Center’s annual summer gala will be held on Saturday under a lighted tent on the playhouse grounds.
  • Capt. Mike Vegessi of the Lazybones party boat out of Montauk was named Fishing Legend of the Year at the Montauk Mercury Grand Slam fishing competition held on Saturday and Sunday from Uihlein’s Marina.
  • Jacqueline Bitonti, the new children’s librarian at the Montauk Library, is bursting with energy and full of ideas for the hamlet’s children and teenagers, a group she would like to get more involved with the library.
  • A preview of artwork that will be up for auction at the Montauk Playhouse Community Center’s summer fund-raiser on Aug. 1 is now available for viewing.
  • Montauk residents say the party town scene is out of control.

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  • Dogpatch Productions will host an event billed as Save Montauk in Patchogue at 89 North Music on Wednesday at 7 p.m. to benefit the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation in its fight against the Army Corps of Engineers' downtown Montauk beach project.
  • Christmas comes to the Montauk Lighthouse this weekend, starting on Saturday with its annual lighting, as members of the Gosman family turn on thousands of twinkling white bulbs at sundown. 

  • Ever wondered where some of the scenes from "The Affair" were filmed and if they are actually here? The Star map can help.
  • At St. Therese
    A family Christmas concert will be held at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church on Sunday at 5 p.m. The adult and children’s choir will be singing holiday tunes, some solo. The audience will be invited to join a sing-along of traditional carols.

    Christmas Eve services will be held at 4:30 p.m. and midnight at St. Therese, and in Spanish at 7 p.m. On Christmas Day, Masses will be celebrated at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

  • A good-sized crowd turned out to support Rob Astorino, the Westchester County executive who is running for governor on the Republican and Conservative lines, at East by Northeast restaurant in Montauk on Thursday evening.

    Mr. Astorino, a former radio producer who lives in Mount Pleasant, N.Y.,  is making a bid against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Democrat, in November. He announced his candidacy in March, and accepted the Republican nomination in May. He is in his second term as Westchester County executive.