Larry Cantwell, the Democratic candidate for East Hampton Town supervisor, and his running mates, Job Potter and Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, say they have “a pretty good understanding of how government works.” Carissa Katz

‘Pinch to zoom’ patent goes to Bran Ferren
Bran Ferren grew up in Springs and became an inventor at the age of 13. Kris Kurg

A grand jury adds to charges against banker
Jason Lee, 37, has been arrested in connection with an alleged rape in East Hampton.

After leading many student adventures, Priscilla Campbell charts new course
In July, Julia Talasko, Amanda Seekamp, and Rafael Almanzar, students at East Hampton High School, helped with the construction of a new school during a 10-day trip to Senegal.
Students from East Hampton High School traveled to Senegal to help build a school. Pictured, from left, are Priscilla Campbell, Johnny Pizzo, Josh LeClerc, Sergio Miranda, Serrana Mattiauda, Carly Grossman, Maggie Pizzo, Ryan Joudeh, Julia Talasko, Rafael Almanzar, and Alvaro Aguilar.

Lot-by-lot examination of septic systems not planned, town consultant says

Paul Lester hauled the anchor that he and his fellow baymen Danny Lester, Nat Miller, and Jimmy Bennett dragged from the surf at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett into a pickup truck. Jeff Thompson

Events keep happening, even as summer draws to a close
Christie Brinkley, Brooke Shields, Eugene Pack, and Jennifer Tilly, from left, paused for a moment between performances of Celebrity Autobiography at Guild Hall on Friday night. Morgan McGivern, photos
Donna Karan served as M.C. for the Women's Fund of Long Island benefit at c/o the Maidstone on Thursday night.
ELEW was the surprise musical guest at WFLI.
Betty Schlein, the founder of WFLI, and Stacey Scarpone, the executive director, were joined by Susan Tamagni and Jordan Tamagni, seated.
Emily Mortimer, Sue Heatley, and Stuart Match Suna enjoyed the sunset at a Friday evening cocktail party for Beach magazine at East Hampton Point.
Jan Juran and Marianne Halverson along with her dog Lucy were also guests at East Hampton Point.
The Beach magazine party wasn't the only event that went to the dogs. This furry friend found a drink of his own at the WFLI party at c/o the Maidstone.
Edie Windsor, a part-time resident of Southampton and the face of a successful effort to strike down a key provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, was one of the readers at the Feminist Press event at B. Smith's on Sunday.
Dick Cavett swung for the stands at the Celebrity Autobiography red carpet on Friday at Guild Hall.

With a tip of its horizontal hat to architecture greats
Crisscrossed concrete, mahogany, glass, and steel surround the entryway. Laurie Lambrecht
The view’s the thing. While the unifying ceiling extends everywhere, steps from the entrance foyer lead down to the living room area, with a conversation pit at a lower level. Custom steel windows and full-length doors welcome gazes and breezes. Paul Warchol Photo
The kitchen was designed by one of the owners, a professional chef. Laurie Lambrecht
Steps descend from the foyer to the outdoor level. The fireplace in the living room is one of four in the house. Laurie Lambrecht Photos
A screen divides bath and guest room. A pair of sinks and a bathtub are in the master bedroom, which opens onto a sunken garden.Laurie Lambrecht Photos
In the dining room, the side wall looks into a kitchen garden.Laurie Lambrecht
The rear elevation of the house is reflected in the swimming pool just after sunset, to stunning effect.Paul Warchol Photo