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  • 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.
  • As the Montauk Historical Society looks ahead to two big projects at the Montauk Lighthouse — a $24 million revetment repair and a $1 million-plus tower renovation — a more modest renovation underway now is offering a glimpse of parts of one lighthouse structure not seen for nearly a century.
  • Stuart’s Seafood Market in Amagansett has changed hands only a few times since Stuart Vorpahl Sr. established a fish packing business on the Oak Lane property in the first half of the 20th century, but soon, it will change hands again.
  • Last year at this time we were preparing to host Thanksgiving for 37. It was our first Thanksgiving at the Mashomack Preserve and we wanted to make it a holiday to remember. Family, friends, food, and fire, all the hallmarks of, well, a Hallmark Thanksgiving.
  • The restoration was made possible by the late Ben and Bonnie Krupinski, whose promise of labor to complete the work was fulfilled by Ray Harden and Stratton Schellinger when they took over Ben Krupinski Builder after the Krupinskis died in a plane crash in June.
  • Mr. Anduze, who was 90, died at home on Woodbine Drive in Springs on Oct. 8. He had been in declining health for the past three years.
  • Tuesday is Election Day, with candidates on the ballot here for town, county, state, and federal offices. Voting takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Halloween isn’t just for kids, and there are a number of costume parties this week at which adults can prove it, and possibly be rewarded for their efforts.
  • Based on its latest rounds of water testing last week, Concerned Citizens of Montauk again urged people to avoid contact with the water in Fort Pond, where a blue-green algae bloom persisted.

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