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

Trustees double down on Georgica closure to crabbing
Georgica Pond taken from end of West End Road for possible trustee pond closure story. Morgan McGivern

‘Where else do you see an organization peddling joy?’
“Part of our mission is to show people that circus is a noteworthy art form,” as well as a good time, said Mary Jane Brock, vice chairwoman of the not-for-profit Big Apple Circus. Carissa Katz

Online complaint form helped town build case

Cyril's Fish House early in the 2014 season Morgan McGivern