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  • Gordon Ryan’s floats — hilarious, satirical, irreverent, and often quite raunchy — have been fixtures of the parade for nearly 40 years. But this year, his Promised Land Salvage Company will sit out as he marches at the head of the parade.
  • The Montauk Library is preparing for its first expansion and renovation since construction of its current building in 1991.
  • The project would give the library another 5,000 square feet of space, but increase its footprint by less than 1,600 square feet.
  • The shirt was a “deceitful product,” according to one Amazon reviewer, who complained that it “looks blah and cheap.”
  • When the curtain rises Friday night on the East Hampton High School production of “Les Misérables,” it will be the culmination of more than three months of intense work for the 80-plus students involved.
  • Most of money the organization uses on direct aid to individuals with life-threatening and catastrophic illnesses in East Hampton, Southampton, Shelter Island, and Southold comes from its annual fund-raiser, to be held Saturday night at the Ram's Head Inn on Shelter Island.
  • Company dancers from Dancehampton in East Hampton had their most successful competition yet in West Islip two weeks ago, winning dozens of top awards and earning Dancehampton a Studio of Excellence Award in the secondary level at the Kids Artistic Revue regional competition.
  • After operating their Blocks, Trucks + Art workshops and BMX programs out of a retooled 18-wheeler at the Hayground School for four summers, the husband-and-wife team of Jeff Mayer and Angela De Vincenzo have opened a brick-and-mortar gallery and workshop space in Sag Harbor where they can offer children’s programming all year long.
  • Twice last week, the dust blowing off the dry farm field just north of Main Street created thick clouds of particulate that swirled over the hamlet.
  • Jehovina Kelsall, a collector of and dealer in antiques who at one point owned a store in East Hampton with her late husband, Trevor Kelsall, died at home in East Hampton on Dec. 23 of a presumed heart attack. She was 81.

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