Daily Grind

People who leave post-picnic waste outside garbage cans produce a bonanza for snacking wildlife and an unsavory scene before clean-up crews arrive to tidy up.
This year’s festival will include the world premiere of “The Champions,” a documentary by Darcy Dennett that follows the pit bulls rescued from the fighting ring of Michael Vick, the NFL quarterback, and the people who fought to save them despite pressure from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the Humane Society to euthanize them.
The Sag Harbor School Board is going to hire Eric Bramoff, the Bridgehampton athletic director and a physical education teacher.
One lucky reader won two passes to the Authors Night reception and book signing taking place Saturday in East Hampton.
Drivers heading to and from the East End beware. There will be some lane closures on the Long Island Expressway starting Monday.
Preparations for the arrival of an 1802 Amagansett schoolhouse are under way at Amagansett School, where the foundation is in progress.
The East Hampton Star is giving away two tickets to Authors Night worth $100 each. You just have to send us the right tweet.
Officials on the North Fork will hold a community forum on Thursday to further air out solutions to helicopter noise.
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