The Atlantic Ocean has historically supported generations of East End families through fishing, boating, and tourism. Now an Amagansett couple, Natalie and Steven Judelson, have found a new way to garner the gifts of the sea. They have been harvesting, bottling, and selling Amagansett Sea Salt at local farmers’ markets since the beginning of the summer.
Bonnie Schnitta, the founder and president of SoundSense on Newtown Lane in East Hampton, has been awarded a patent for a “sound-focusing mechanism and method of estimating acoustic leakage of an object and method of estimating transmission loss of an object” — in short, the dB focus tube — the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration has announced.
While most other local kids are engaged in summertime activities this weekend, Dava Corcoran, a 12-year-old Springs student, will be donning her floor-length evening gown, and no, she isn’t attending one of the plethora of black-tie benefits on the South Fork. She has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Pageant, to be held on Saturday and Sunday at the Marriott Hotel in Brooklyn.