Daily Grind

Jennifer Landes
Maggie Gyllenhaal, who stars in the Hamptons International Film Festival opening film, "The Kindergarten Teacher," will attend the festival in October.
Star Staff
Perry Gershon, the Democratic challenger to Representative Lee Zeldin, will be in East Hampton Wednesday evening, hosted by the Democratic Committee.
Learn to sing in one night. That is more or less what Choir! Choir! Choir!, which is both a vocal duo and massive audience participation event, will bring to Guild Hall in a performance at 8 p.m. on Thursday.
Star Staff
Havens Beach in Sag Harbor Village is among 60 beaches in Suffolk County that the Health Department recommends swimmers avoid after heavy rains.
Star Staff
The Springs Improvement Society’s 86th Fisherman’s Fair will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Ashawagh Hall in Springs.
Star Staff
An antique auto show will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southampton Historical Museum’s Rogers Mansion.
Star Staff
The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column of between 700 and 1,200 words.
Christopher Walsh
A mosquito collected in East Hampton has tested positive for West Nile virus, James Tomarken, the Suffolk County health commissioner, announced on Friday. The sample, taken between July 23 and 29, is the first collected in East Hampton to test positive for the virus this year.
Jamie Bufalino
It has taken more than 10 months, but Sag Harbor has a pizza parlor again. Sag Pizza opened in the Main Street space formerly occupied by the village's beloved Conca D'Oro earlier today.
Star Staff
Greta Blackburn, a singer and actress who has a Wainscott house, will perform the “Tale of the Torch Song” at the East Hampton Library on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Star Staff
Thanks to the Long Island Rail Road's recent arrival, George Bradford Brainerd, inveterate photog, documented Southampton Village in late 1870s. The Southampton Town historian explains in a talk and slide show.
Star Staff
Suffolk County has a plan to bring the near-extinct bobwhite quail, once a common sight, back to Montauk County Park.
Campbell Conard
Today at 6 p.m., Sebastian White will speak about “The Genius of Nikola Tesla" in a free lecture at Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton. The event is sponsored by the Montauk Observatory.