Daily Grind

There will be ocean plunges Sunday at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, at Main Beach in East Hampton Village, and at Beach Lane in Wainscott.
Hampton Jitney and Fighting Chance, a Sag Harbor nonprofit that supports cancer patients, have teamed up for a crowdfunding campaign to provide rides to and from far-away doctor's appointments.
For Southampton Town residents who wonder what the inner workings of the Southampton Town Police Department are like, the department is offering a Citizens Academy beginning in March that may satisfy curiosity.
Two members of the East Hampton High School class of 2016 are planning a fund-raiser Thursday at the Stephen Talkhouse to raise $4,000 each to help build a school in a rural village in Haiti.
A list of service times on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at churches from Montauk to Southampton.
The Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, which was built in 1842, has been nominated for addition to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The New York State Historic Preservation Office made the recommendation for the Federal and Greek Revival-style church.
"It's really about bringing the community together and looking toward the new year with hope," said Lisa Field, who helped organize a gathering set for Tuesday.
An online fund-raising campaign has been organized for Michael Lynch, who was saved from his burning building Friday morning.
The Montauk School's High Notes, an extracurricular choir group, came in second place in Cablevision’s News 12 Long Island Sounds of the Season singing competition last week, in which groups from across Long Island competed for votes on their online videos.
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