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Townwide police search ends with all safe
After searching for him for nearly three hours, police took Valon Shoshi into custody on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton at around 12:45 p.m. Friday. Doug Kuntz

Bonac life at the turn of the century honored
Stanley Bitterman recently made repairs to an 1840s mantel clock from the Talmage family at the East Hampton Farm Museum, which opens to the public on Saturday. Morgan McGivern
Four in a row could alter tight Bishop-Zeldin race
Lee Zeldin posed for a photograph before departing Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton during a cocktail hour in his honor last Thursday. From left were Rosa Tikir, Mr. Zeldin, and Nikki Garrett. Morgan McGivern

Extensive surveillance system pays off as four men are arrested
Bruce Damark, a third-generation owner of Damark’s, with monitors for the new surveillance system he put in place to protect the deli. T.E. McMorrow
Bruce Damark's video surveillance cameras showed that one of the men had covered his head with a box to conceal his identity.T.E. McMorrow

Htun Han reflects on career, family, and ambulance squad
In addition to running his real estate agency on Amagansett’s Main Street for 30 years, Htun Han has been an active volunteer with the Amagansett Ambulance squad for 29 years. Morgan McGivern

Two hopefuls passed over as members approve replacement for Pat Hope


A moment between dog and owner during the ARF Stroll to the Sea last year. Durell Godfrey
Janis Hewitt
Janis Hewitt

Curran O’Donnell was the only entrant from Lake Montauk in the youth category with a 0.1 lb. clam.
Edward F. Hoff Jr.'s 2.36-pound Napeague Harbor clam was the heaviest clam overall among 11 competitors. Morgan McGivern
Edward F. Hoff Jr. impressed the gathering by scoring a repeat victory in both the Napeague Harbor and overall competition.Morgan McGivern
The chowder contest judges: Christopher Walsh, a reporter for The East Hampton Star, Michelle Thompson, the trustees' part-time secretary, and Lori Miller-Carr, the trustees' administrative assistant.
Ethan StillwachsMorgan McGivern
East Hampton Town Trustee Bill TaylorMorgan McGivern
East Hampton Town Trustee Deb Klughers holds up Curran O’Donnell's clam.Morgan McGivern
Sophie French, the New England chowder winnerMorgan McGivern
The East Hampton Town Trustees as they are about to announce the winner.Morgan McGivern

Lee Zeldin posed for a photograph before departing Cittanuova restaurant during a cocktail-hour in his honor on Thursday night. From left, Rosa Tikir, Mr. Zeldin, and Nikki Garrett. Morgan McGivern
Richard and Casey Gherardi were in attendance. Morgan McGivern
Morgan McGivern
Morgan McGivern