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Contestants posed in the look-alike contest. Durell Godfrey photos
Edwina von Gal, who won a look-alike contest with her dog, Clover, and the fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, who designed the T-shirt for this year's event.
The dog walk makes a stop at Main Beach in East Hampton Village before returning to Mulford Farm.
Stella Ames, who helped raise $3,786 for ARF Hamptons, took a moment with Fallon.
Perhaps the tiniest participant, Pippa, was carried by Debbie Loeffler.
Jeff Williams and Murray
There's nothing like a good kiss.
Big and small frolicked in the ocean.

The Everyman of fruit
The old adage “One bad apple spoils the rest” is actually true. Choose apples that are unblemished, fragrant, and firm. And if making crust or strudel dough seems intimidating, feel free to cheat and buy them premade. Laura Donnelly


David Nugent, film festival artistic director Khanh Xiu Tran

Those big bags on the beach? They’re staying
Repairs will be made by the Army Corps after ocean waves last weekend washed away sand, exposing the sandbag seawall installed by the federal agency along the downtown Montauk beach, and leaving a stairway over the dune precariously perched above the surf. Jane Bimson

Say national marine monument exclusion is unfair and unnecessary
Like other commercial vessels, the Jason and Danielle, a trawler based in Montauk, will soon be prohibited from fishing in the newly designated Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. Durell Godfrey

F.A.A. cites trees’ intrusion on runway airspace
Sections of the woods on both ends of runway 10-28, across Daniel’s Hole Road from the East Hampton Town Airport, and at the runway’s end will be cut down to remove them from the Federal Aviation Administration’s required clear zone. Durell Godfrey

Southampton hopes civilian academy will bridge gap

Cool fill may replace crumb rubber as school pursues controversial athletic field
The Sag Harbor School Board continued this week to discuss the controversial artificial turf athletic field that is slated to replace the grass field at Pierson Middle and High School, pictured above. Christine Sampson

The audience, including dozens of police officers and chiefs from other departments on the East End, applauded Steven E. Skrynecki’s appointment last Thursday as Southampton Town’s new police chief. Taylor K. Vecsey
Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, left, and Steven E. Skrynecki, who will become the chief of the Southampton Town Police Department in January.