Oct 15 2018 - 12:14pm

Jennifer Landes
The first two of six works attributed to Willem de Kooning and discovered in a storage container sold on Sunday for a grand total of $1,272,000 after multiple bids.
Carissa Katz
Based on its latest rounds of water testing earlier this week, Concerned Citizens of Montauk is again urging people to avoid contact with the water in Fort Pond, where a blue-green algae bloom persists.
Christopher Walsh
The Trump administration’s hardline policies regarding undocumented immigrants, and remarks by the president that many construe as racist, have fostered a climate of terror among the South Fork’s Latino community, its effect dramatically played out at Town Hall last Thursday.
Irene Silverman
Six thousand or so secondhand books, warehoused in three rooms upstairs, were in pretty good shape, but the floors of the Springs Library’s 167-year-old Ambrose Parsons House were buckling under their weight. The house belongs to East Hampton Town, and Tom Talmage, the town engineer, deemed the situation dangerous. One day in July, a Highway Department truck arrived to take the books away.
Judy D’Mello
Lessons about family rarely unfold in dramatic thunderclaps. But death has a way of clarifying what is important and what is not.
Jamie Bufalino
A proposal to use $4 million of the Town of Southampton’s community preservation fund to buy the development rights and a historic preservation easement on the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center will be the subject of a public hearing on Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall. The town has been negotiating with the Sag Harbor Partnership, which bought the movie theater site for $8 million after the building was largely destroyed by fire in December 2016.
Jamie Bufalino
A $3 million project to rehabilitate Long Wharf in Sag Harbor was presented to the village board on Tuesday by Paul Boyce, the president of the engineering firm P.W. Grosser Consulting. No action was taken.
Christopher Walsh
A joint effort that brought together the county, the trustees, the Nature Conservancy, and the town’s Natural Resources and Planning Departments resulted in targeted application of methoprene based on weekly mosquito larval sampling and its conveyance to the county’s Department of Public Works, allowing less, and less frequent, application.
Johnette Howard
The Bridgehampton School District closed bidding on its school renovation and expansion project on Tuesday with no unwelcome surprises. It was the third round of bidding after the first two rounds, in summer, came back 25 percent higher than expected and the district went back to voters for an additional $4.74 million in September.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The East Hampton Town fire marshal's office said an overloaded power strip in the school's science room was to blame for a small fire on Monday.

Daily Grind

Addiction Symposium at Stony Brook Southampton Thursday
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital will hold its fifth annual addiction symposium Thursday at the Stony Brook Southampton campus to explore the best medical practices to help combat the opioid crisis here.
‘Clean Transportation’ Listening Session Tuesday in Wading River
State officials will hold a listening session on cleaner, safer, and more reliable low-carbon transportation at a meeting in Wading River on Tuesday.
L.I.R.R. to Perform Testing on Montauk Branch
Buses will substitute for some mid-day, off-peak weekday trains between Montauk and Babylon Monday through Friday, then again on Oct. 29 and Nov. 2.

The Arts

Mark Segal
Emilio Estevez discussed his family, career, fame, and his new film, "The Public," with Alec Baldwin at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday.
Jennifer Landes
The first two of six works attributed to Willem de Kooning and discovered in a storage container sold on Sunday for a grand total of $1,272,000 after multiple bids.
Star Staff
The Madoo Conservancy has received new funding to aid preservation and strategic planning for its Sagaponack gardens.
Mark Segal
This year the Hamptons International Film Festival added virtual reality to its programming, showing a thriller at Mulford Farm and presenting a talk with some of the creators in the medium.
Jennifer Landes
Inhabiting a time and place rich in artistic crosscurrents and cross-pollination, Lee Krasner apparently always sought a unique vision, but one distilled from the radical advances in abstraction of her avant-garde peers and predecessors.
Jennifer Landes
On a weekend when the United States Supreme Court solidified a conservative majority, prompting protests among those fearing its future decisions, the Hamptons International Film Festival offered a slate of films and programs that reflected this moment and events that have led up to it.

Food

Laura Donnelly
It's an unscientific study: Throw some likely contenders in a hat, pull out a bunch, gas up the car, and get eating.
Jamie Bufalino
Long Island Restaurant Week will soon be here and a new course on food culture at Stony Brook Southampton
Jamie Bufalino
Nick and Toni’s opened on Aug. 3, 1988, long before foodies started using smartphones to take photos of exquisitely-plated entrees to share on social media. Yet, even on day one, the restaurant had a following.

Sports

Jack Graves
Kai Costanzo had been planning to do the Serpent’s Back Duathlon’s relay with his cousin, but the latter was a no-show at Ed Ecker County Park in Montauk Sunday morning, so Costanzo ran, biked, and ran his way to the win in 1 hour, 25 minutes, and 36 seconds
Jack Graves
Nick West, who, had he not suffered a broken foot in a semifinal win, would have provided East Hampton High School’s boys soccer team with considerably more firepower in its 2014 state final versus Rochester’s Greece Athena, which the Bonackers lost 4-2, has been the collegiate men’s soccer scoring leader — that’s D-III, D-II, and D-I — in the nation this fall.
Jack Graves
East Hampton High’s girls volleyball and swimming teams continued undefeated in league competition this past week, one in which the field hockey team won three in a row, the boys and girls soccer teams won twice, the golf team, avenging itself on Westhampton Beach at the South Fork Country Club, might have played itself into a three-way share of the League VIII title, and the boys volleyball team won for the first time this season.
Larry Penny
Fall rolls on. It appears to be more like past autumns in the new millennium, except the fall of 2017, when the leaves stayed on the trees until December and forsythia, which normally blooms only in the spring, bloomed in the last half of November.
Star Staff
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