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  • Elissa Mott Derry took a painting she thought was painted by Thomas Moran to the the East Hampton Historical Society's appraisal day. The result was surprising.
  • Oh, how I wish I’d known the photographer Susan Wood during the "Mad Men" days of the ’60s, when I was a very young reporter at The New York Post and she was a very young freelance photographer.
  • The East Hampton Library’s upcoming Authors Night fund-raiser, to be held next month on an Amagansett field bought by the town with community preservation fund money, dominated a meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee.
  • Anyone who has ever had to clean out a much-loved family home containing several decades’ worth of meaningful objects will understand how hard it was for Kathleen M. Doyle when she put her eight-bedroom Lily Pond Lane house in East Hampton on the market years ago. Unlike most people, however, Mrs. Doyle could summon assistance from her very own team of “hand-holders.”
  • Most people, when they picture begonias, probably think of the two most popular and easily available kinds: wax (semperflorens) and tuberous (non-stop).
  • Thirty-two years after the fact, they’ve come up with a name for what I have been doing since the winter of 1986: Digital Nomading.
  • It has been a whirlwind of a year for Joshua Franklin, who was officially installed as the new rabbi of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Sept. 2, less than three weeks before today’s beginning of the High Holidays.
  • The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office has moved to enforce a judgment handed down recently in Suffolk Supreme Court against one of the largest landowners in East Hampton Village, the education entrepreneur Christopher Whittle.
  • Members of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee were surprised to learn that Marine Patrol, working with the East End Marine Task Force on Long Island Sound, has been carrying radiation detectors.
  • The East Hampton Town Historic Records Project, a collaboration between the town and the East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection, has scanned and preserved a trove of rare archival materials.

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