The East End Classic Boat Society, a not-for-profit whose goal is to educate members about classic boatbuilding techniques and preserve classic marine designs
By teaching campers boatbuilding and woodworking skills, the East End Classic Boat Society hopes to help preserve the art of boatbuilding, and possibly open doors to future careers. Jackie Pape photos

Local Education News

After five decades of work as an educator on the South Fork, Tinka Topping will be honored by the Hayground School. Judy D’Mello

Christina Lewis Halpern, left, and her mother, Loida Lewis, right, will host a fund-raiser for All Star Code, which Ms. Halpern founded, on Saturday. They are pictured at last year’s event with David Dinkins, a former mayor of New York City. Carl Timpone/

Community chips in to give foster children memorable week with their siblings
Shiaasia, left, and Precious live together in a foster home in Queens. For 10 days in July they attend Camp Erutan in Springs, with other children in foster care. Judy D’Mello