Courtesy of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection

Oyster boxes in Gardiner’s Bay Clayton Sachs

Gordon Ryan, seen here with his wife Diane Ryan, will lead this year's Friends of Erin’s St. Patrick’s Day parade. Courtesy of Gordon Ryan

3 years into study, a sense they’ve been left out
Jim Grimes urged his fellow residents of Montauk to become directly involved in planning for the hamlet’s future. Christopher Walsh

The job ‘gets harder as the lawyers get craftier,’ says new village chairwoman
There is always “that pull between ‘this is my land . . . I can do with it what I want’ and the fact that you’re part of a community and you have to respect the laws of the community,” said Lys Marigold, the new chairwoman of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals. Durell Godfrey