Nina Lily
These two baby goats, held by Kelley Foster and Melissa Maier of Rita’s Stables, were born unexpectedly on Sept. 27, saving the life of their mother, who was headed to the slaughterhouse the following day. All three live at Rita’s now. Janis Hewitt

President of Montauk Youth
The multitalented and endlessly energetic Maureen Rutkowski does everything from coaching a Montauk baseball team to helping organize Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Janis Hewitt

Mike Martinson and Mike Doall of the Montauk Shellfish Company, photographed in July, worked hard to save their crop as Hurricane Sandy approached. Russell Drumm