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  • Never mind that the porcelain figurines did not date to Big and Little Edie Beale’s era at Grey Gardens. They reminded Jerry Torre of “the better days of Grey Gardens,” of what it had been before he met Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith Bouvier Beale, as a teenager in the early 1970s at what was by then a dilapidated and overgrown mansion.
  • Eight months after hiring a new executive director, the East Hampton Historical Society is beginning the search for her replacement.
  • Democrats in East Hampton Town swept the races for town supervisor and town board, with Peter Van Scoyoc winning a decisive victory over his opponent, Manny Vilar, in the race for supervisor.
  • Democrats in East Hampton Town have swept the races for town supervisor and town board, with Peter Van Scoyoc holding a decisive lead over his opponent, Manny Vilar, in the race for supervisor.
  • Manny Vilar is a first sergeant with the New York State Parks police and president of Police Benevolent Association of New York State. He is running for East Hampton Town supervisor, his first try at an elected office.
  • Absentee ballots can be requested by mail until Tuesday. They are due back by Nov. 14.
  • As of two months ago, I live on an island on an island off an island. Deep in the Mashomack Preserve, our house is separated from the rest of Shelter Island by a two-and-a-half-mile driveway, making it one of the most remote spots you could live in these parts. The quiet is quieter than anything I’m used to, the nights darker, the sunrises and sunsets more remarkable.
  • “It looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland,” Kim Nalepinski said of her community of Coral Bay on St. John.
  • James Lubetkin, an amateur baker who lives in Amagansett, brought home four blue ribbons and a second-place prize for baking from the New York State Fair in Syracuse, and was among seven people chosen to compete for the fair’s culinary grand prize.
  • “This has become a favorite go-to dessert because it freezes beautifully,” Jim Lubetkin wrote. “Simply defrost and serve at room temperature, either plain or with vanilla ice cream or vanilla-flavored whipped cream.” The recipe is from Nick Malgieri’s “The Modern Baker.”

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