Private group raising money for daily needs
As of Tuesday, members of the Coast Guard, which has stations in Montauk and at the Shinnecock Inlet, are working without paychecks as the federal government shutdown continues into its fifth week. Jane Bimson

Hampton Hopper proposed for ‘last mile’ shuttle bus
Local shuttle buses will pick up commuters at Long Island Rail Road stations and take them to places of employment. Durell Godfrey

North Main site to highlight work of renowned craftsmen
Dominy shops at Mulford Farm property in 2017 Durell Godfrey

Owners seek Z.B.A. okay, 54 variances for new house on the dune
The owners of a beachfront Lily Pond Lane property in a coastal erosion hazard area want to tear down this house and build a new one in its place. Jamie Bufalino

A Peter Spacek cartoon that appeared in the Star on Aug. 30, 2017.

At the Springs Food Pantry last week, Deanna Tikkanen and Pamela Bicket helped unload bags of frozen vegetables produced through a partnership with the Amagansett Food Institute’s South Fork Kitchens and Share the Harvest Farm. Isabella Harford

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation met with Stony Brook Southampton officials last week to present hundreds of thousands in grant money to the hospital's Ellen Hermanson Breast Centes, Ellen's Well, and the Phillips Family Cancer Center. Courtesy of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

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