Daily Grind

Taylor K. Vecsey
The fireworks show in Montauk is on the Fourth of July, and a beach cleanup has been organized for the following morning to ensure the beaches stay pristine.
Star Staff
There are still spots available for a Fourth of July fireworks cruise sponsored by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce aboard the Viking Starship.
Jennifer Landes
Although shy of its self-imposed goal, the Sag Harbor Partnership said it was confident this week that they would raise the money necessary to purchase and rebuild the Sag Harbor Cinema.
Jennifer Landes
Four authors, three judges, two rounds, and one final reading/writing slam add up to a night of highbrow hilarity.
Star Staff
This summer's second issue of EAST, The Star's seasonal magazine, takes you down back roads and around unexpected bends to uncover the secrets and back stories of what might easily be mistaken for fully mapped East End territory.
Jackie Pape
Local blood supply is considered to be at a critically low level when there is less than a two-day supply for the universal donor blood type, O negative, and also for B negative and A negative blood types.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The East Hampton Town Senior Center celebrated its oldest participants with a group birthday party on Friday for the 34 people who are over 90.
Star Staff
Reservations may be required for many things "Hamptons," but even without reservations, you can get a great seat for one of the many local fireworks displays happening over the next week.
Jackie Pape
Suffolk County's Division of Vector Control will conduct aerial spraying for mosquito larvae sometime between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Carissa Katz
With the support of the Alec and Hilaria Baldwin Foundation, the Hamptons International Film Festival is funding scholarships for five graduating seniors from East Hampton, Pierson, Bridgehampton, and Southampton High Schools and the Ross School, the festival announced Wednesday.
Jackie Pape
On Saturday, the Yoga Shanti studio in Sag Harbor will host a "hemp hour" that will include a meditation session and a tasting of CBD hemp oil.
Virginia Breen
After three bats tested positive for rabies in the Town of Islip, Suffolk County health officials are recommending that people throughout Suffolk County take precautions.
Adam and Gail Baranello, a husband-and-wife artist team, spent five days recently working with Springs School students on an unlikely set of "canvases."