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Bateman Painting, whose glory years date back pretty much a decade — the last 7-on-7 soccer championship it won was in the fall of 2007 — is, as the result of a 2-1 win over Tortorella Pools in a playoff semifinal at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 20, knocking on the door again.
Michal Petrzela and David Powers crossed the finish line at Ditch Plain hand-in-hand following the longest of Saturday’s Montauk Playhouse ocean challenge swims, a point-to-point 5K, in 59 minutes and 52 seconds.
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People from all over the East End have different reasons for signing up for Paddlers for Humanity’s annual Block Island Challenge, the 18-mile, open-ocean stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking event that serves as one of the nonprofit organization’s primary fund-raisers.
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East Hampton’s women’s A team, for the fourth straight year, won the Main Beach invitational lifeguard tournament last Thursday.

Writing is a grueling job that is never done. I wake up to it and go to sleep with it. One character or another pokes me in the ribs and causes me to toss and turn. The antagonist, with thesaurus in hand, whispers in my ear during REM, “Psst! Wake up! You’ve got to change the wording in chapter seven, third line down.”
Doctors for centuries have suspected that sea air has recuperative powers. They’ve directed patients with a wide range of ailments to head for the shore. Back in 1894, the English medical journal The Lancet offered that “those who are languid and debilitated from over-work or long-continued strain obtain benefit from sea air.”
A passenger was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after an accident on Springs-Fireplace Road, near Queens Lane, in East Hampton.