Lead article

Term for Featured Article Block
Representative Lee Zeldin meeting Vice President Mike Pence in Washington earlier this year

The prettiest fall foliage was along the north half of Northwest Woods, east of Three Mile Harbor, and in Springs and Amagansett

After placing the winning bids in an auction of a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence and a trove of historical documents linked to East Hampton, Holly M. Kinyon talked with Kip Blanchard of Blanchard’s Auction House in Potsdam, N.Y. Christopher Lenney, Watertown Daily Times
The 1776 Holt printing of the Declaration of Independence, one of five known to have survived, was authenticated by Keith Arbour, a Cambridge, Mass., historian. Blanchard's Auction Service

Feeling sting of defeat, East Hampton Republicans vow to rebuild party
At Cittanuova in East Hampton on Tuesday night, Manny Vilar, right, the Republican candidate for supervisor, peered at a computer screen as election results began to indicate that his prospects of success were dwindling. Jackie Pape

Suffolk Legislator Bridget Fleming, right, with East Hampton Town Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, won re-election on Tuesday by a wide margin. Durell Godfrey

Tuesday is Election Day, and voters on the South Fork have several important decisions to make. Durell Godfrey photos

Robert De Niro appeared at a Sept. 26 public hearing before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. LTV

Fowler property may be worthy of National Register
Restoration plans, and a possible future museum, are being discussed for the Fowler house, believed to be the last remaining residence used by members of the Montaukett tribe. It is owned by East Hampton Town. Durell Godfrey

East Hampton High School, where college-bound students thinking about early decision applications have only a few days left to make choices. David E. Rattray

Drew Scott with his twin granddaughters, Hallie Rae Ulrich, left, and Ellison Ulrich, who turned 22 on Aug. 30, about a week before Hallie Rae's fatal overdose. Photos Courtesy of Drew Scott
Hallie Rae Ulrich struggled with opioid addiction for two years, her grandfather said.
Hallie Rae was an accomplished artist. She is seen here at the Behind the Fence Gallery in Southampton last summer at work on a piece recently sold to a honey farm in California.