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Howard Dean, a 2004 candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, was one of the many who turned out to see Hillary Clinton at BookHampton in East Hampton Village on Saturday. Durell Godfrey

East Hampton Fireman James Bennett, seen here, happened to be driving by when a car caught fire on Abram's Landing Road in Amagansett on Sunday evening. Jason Gutterman
Amagansett Fire Chief Dwayne Denton says the "'80s-something Cadillac" was a total loss. Jason Gutterman
Firefighters were able to quickly knock down flames after receiving a call at 5:35 p.m.Jason Gutterman
Jason Gutterman
Jason Gutterman

A helicopter at East Hampton Airport Morgan McGivern

Alice Harris with the cover from her book "Blow Me a Kiss" Durell Godfrey, photos
"Gosman's or Duryea's? Hmmm," Rand Paul seemed to muse after receiving mixed messages over where he should go for a lobster roll, according to the New York Post.
Mary Emmerling with her book on the American Flag
Aerin Lauder arrived to sign her book "Beauty at Home."
Bill O'Reilly ditched the suit for a more casual weekend look at the event.
Dick Cavett took a break from signing for some clams at his table.
Giada De Laurentiis
Lynn Sherr with her book on Sally Ride
Lee Grant
Michael Shnayerson

Salps at Atlantic Avenue Beach on Sunday Anita Wright

Charges against Nathaniel H. Miller, an East Hampton Town Trustee who received support from many colleagues and friends, were dropped on Thursday. T.E. McMorrow

Lauren Bacall at a South Fork benefit
Lauren Bacall leaned in for a chat with Sidney Lumet and Keren Saks at a benefit for Bay Street Theater at the old Waterside restaurant in Noyac after a concert by Julie Andrews in 1992.Jack Otter
Lauren Bacall with Vice President Harry S. Truman in 1945Harry S, Truman Library and Museum

Picassos, eBay Pollocks, a submarine, counterfeit bills, this one’s got it all
John Re, right, with an unidentified man aboard his Deep Quest submarine, in a 2006 image from the Belleair Bee newspaper in Florida Chary Southmayd/Tampa Bay Newspapers
John Re claims his U.S.S. Deep Quest submarine was built by Lockheed and used by the Navy, but a former exhibits chief for Navy Museums Northwest in Keyport, Wash., says the real Deep Quest is in that museum.

A Missouri farmer extols the health benefits of new ‘super food’
Aronia berries, described as a new “super food.”
Aronia berries growing on a Midwestern farm. A similar operation has been proposed for town-owned Amagansett farmland. Henry C. Blazer

Village sees loopholes, reshuffles committee