May 25 2018 - 4:47pm

Star Staff
Police will be out in force on the East End this Memorial Day weekend making sure those celebrating the unofficial start of summer are doing so responsibly.
Christopher Walsh
A three-hour joint hearing, held at LTV Studios in Wainscott to accommodate the expected crowd, seemed to leave the five members of the town board and nine trustees drained, as did the cheers and occasional jeers from the audience.
Jamie Bufalino
Southampton Town has struck a deal with Jay Bialsky, a real estate developer, to purchase more than 1.25 acres of waterfront property in Sag Harbor Village's business district for $10.5 million.
Taylor K. Vecsey
After receiving an Amber Alert Friday morning, many thought there must have been a child abduction close to home on Long Island, but police are searching for a missing 14-month-old whose mother was found dead in Wayne County.
Christopher Walsh
A three-hour joint hearing, held at LTV Studios in Wainscott to accommodate the expected crowd, seemed to leave the five members of the town board and nine trustees drained, as did the cheers and occasional jeers from the audience.
Judy D’Mello
Approximately 19 billion pounds of plastic waste ends up in the world’s oceans every year. Several ocean conservancy groups have cautioned that if we keep polluting at the current rate there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050.
Christopher Walsh
Beginning this summer, existing water mains will be extended, along with service lines to connect them to residential and commercial properties, and existing private wells will be disconnected from internal plumbing systems.
Christopher Walsh
A ruler with authoritarian tendencies. Inside, endless palace intrigue as warring factions vie for influence. Outside, bullying of allies and threatening of adversaries. A tight-lipped investigator seemingly closing in and soon, perhaps, to compel a climactic showdown.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Brooklyn man broke into a house on Valley Street in East Hampton Sunday evening, but did not get far with the items he stole, according to East Hampton Town police.
Andrea Meyer
In 1931, the members of the Edwin C. Halsey American Legion Post 700 organized Memorial Day ceremonies for East Hampton for the first time in a number of years.

Daily Grind

Zeldin to Hold Office Hours in East Hampton Wednesday
Representative Lee Zeldin's next mobile office hours will be in East Hampton Town on Wednesday, May 30.
Memorial Day Observances on the South Fork
Veterans, fire companies, and scout groups will take part in a Memorial Day parade on Main Street in East Hampton Village on Monday, starting at 10 a.m.
County Begins Mosquito Spraying This Week
The county has scheduled aerial application on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., at Napeague and Beach Hampton in Amagansett and Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton.

The Arts

Alessandro Nivola reveals the back story of his recent film successes, two of which involve conservative Judaism.
Jennifer Landes
On Friday, the designers for this year’s showhouse sale at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons Thrift and Treasure Shop were mostly getting started in their rooms and spaces, but the frisson of creativity was already palpable, as was their love of their dogs.
Photos by Durell Godfrey
On Friday, the designers for this year’s showhouse sale at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons Thrift and Treasure Shop were mostly getting started in their rooms and spaces, but the frisson of creativity was already palpable, as was their love of their dogs.
Mark Segal
The annual S.I.S. Members Show at Ashawagh; Maryam Eisler at Harper's Books; New group show at Firestone; "Velocity Games" at Nightingale, and much, much more opening this weekend.
Star Staff
The LongHouse Reserve will hold its second annual Salon on the Lawn on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Mark Segal
Tracing the relationships between Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan, and Marilyn Monroe against the backdrop of the Red Scare at Bay Street Theater

Food

Laura Donnelly
Sizing up some of the best known examples and sleepers of the great South Fork lobster roll contenders.
Jamie Bufalino
An All Day cafe for Montauk; specials at O'Murphy's and Harbor Bistro; Artists' brunch at Watermill Center, and Roisin Bateman at the Eagle
Star Staff
Eric Lemonides and Jason Weiner, the owners of Almond in Bridgehampton, will open L&W Market later this month.

Sports

Jack Graves
Noah Avallone, a young snowboarder from Montauk who turned 11 on May 16, continues shredding in Shaun White’s gnarly wake, the latest feather in his cap being a runner-up finish at the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association’s national championships in Colorado in April.
Jack Graves
Despite the rain, about 30 long-distance runners turned out for Saturday’s Hither Hills Half-Marathon, a double-looped trail run in the environs of Ed Ecker County Park at the end of Montauk’s Navy Road.
Jack Graves
Men’s slow-pitch, in the form of a 10-team league divided into two divisions, has returned to the Terry King ball field in Amagansett following an absence of five years.
Jon M. Diat
Striped bass anglers are a bit different from most. They are by nature a rather secretive group. Whether from boat or shore, many are very protective of their favorite fishing haunts. Quite a few also refuse to reveal what they caught and what lures were used successfully on their most recent outings.
Larry Penny
Last Thursday afternoon I had the good (bad?) fortune of being in Montauk. I had heard the talk about moving the downtown (to where, I wonder), putting in a sewage treatment plant (where would the outfall go, I wonder), ospreys coming back to nest, and the like.