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  • Two East Hampton High School Students and one from Westhampton Beach High School admitted to defacing a picture of the boys varsity soccer team.
  •     It’s the fourth year that the East Hampton Historical Society has mounted a family-oriented exhibit, “A Children’s World,” which features antique toys from the 1790s to the 1960s, but Richard Barons, the executive director of the society, seems as excited about the items on display as if it were the first time.
        The exhibit, which runs through the end of the year, “seemed logical when we started out — to do something for the whole family that’s free at this time of year,” Mr. Barons said.

  • Sam’s, the venerable restaurant, and Scoop, the chic boutique, on the block
  •     Talking with Kenny Mann, whose film “Beautiful Tree, Severed Roots,” about her ancestral past, will be shown at Bay Street on Sunday, got me thinking about identity and, of course, how it relates to me.

  •     “Beautiful Tree, Severed Roots,” the cinematic journey Kenny Mann will offer viewers on Sunday at the Bay Street Theatre, is not strictly a memoir, although it is about her past. “It’s a story of identity,” she said, adding that others will be able to relate to the documentary. “So many people today are misplaced, it’s very relevant in today’s political climate.”

  •     While people fret over pesticides and other nefarious additives in our food supply, who will be the watchdog for the four-legged crowd?
        Betsy Petroski Smith has stepped up to the plate — or the dog bowl — with a line of completely natural dog toys and biscuits under the name dogOdog, with all the ingredients, from packaging to product, 100 percent certified organic and made in the United States. Ms. Petroski puts the packages together herself in East Hampton.

  • A dire prediction was heard Monday night on the effect of the recent state law imposing a 2-percent cap on tax levies for all municipalities and school districts.
  • Michael Hartner, the Springs School superintendent since 2009, has tendered his resignation to the school board, effective June 30, 2012.
  •     “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee’s seminal civil rights masterpiece that rocked the world when it was published, has come to the Bay Street Theatre stage, under the able hand of Murphy Davis as director. Cut down to 90 minutes with no intermission, the production is offered as part of the theater’s Literature Live educational outreach program.

  •     Home, James!, nestled in a bright, goody-filled spot at 55 Main Street, is closing its doors after 25 years in business.
        “We’re going to focus our energy into our wholesale collection,” said David Cipperman, who owns the business with his partner, Josef Schreick. The shop features tableware, accessories, and linens, along with other personal items, such as Christmas ornaments, and has been a favored destination for shoppers since it first came on the scene in 1986.

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