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

Courtesy of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

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

Dust filled the air behind Amagansett's Main Street on Friday. Christine Sciulli
Particles as fine as flour covered the front stoop of Innersleeve Records in Amagansett.Jack Marshall

Dust blew off the barren farm field north of Amagansett's Main Street last week, creating a mess on parked cars and sidewalks and for village storekeepers. Christine Sciulli
The pots and pans in the kitchen at Organic Krush were covered by thick dust.Lena Vergnes
The sidewalks and parked cars were a mess thanks to the dusty farm field. Michael Cinque

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