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  • There’s something about living in the woods that brings out the stockpiler in me, and my husband couldn’t be happier.
  • The Suffolk County Board of Elections certified results for the Nov. 7 election on Dec. 6, further confirming the Democrats’ dominance in East Hampton Town, where the party’s candidates won the races for town supervisor and town board and came away with a 7-to-2 majority on the East Hampton Town Trustees.
  • First of all, I want to say thank you, Santa, and all your helpers for fanning out across the globe in these weeks leading up to Christmas to help keep the magic alive. It’s not easy being in so many places at once while also making your list and checking it twice. All those decked-out halls can get pretty noisy when the squeals of excited children are fueled by candy canes and sugar cookies. It’s enough to drive anyone to distraction.
  • Three South Fork women are in the running for Miss Latina Tristate, Miss East Hampton, Paula Viviana Lozano, who entered the competition on a whim, is one of them.
  • The Suffolk County Board of Elections on Wednesday certified results for the Nov. 7 election, and the winners remain unchanged in East Hampton Town.
  • Never mind that the porcelain figurines did not date to Big and Little Edie Beale’s era at Grey Gardens. They reminded Jerry Torre of “the better days of Grey Gardens,” of what it had been before he met Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith Bouvier Beale, as a teenager in the early 1970s at what was by then a dilapidated and overgrown mansion.
  • Eight months after hiring a new executive director, the East Hampton Historical Society is beginning the search for her replacement.
  • Democrats in East Hampton Town swept the races for town supervisor and town board, with Peter Van Scoyoc winning a decisive victory over his opponent, Manny Vilar, in the race for supervisor.
  • Democrats in East Hampton Town have swept the races for town supervisor and town board, with Peter Van Scoyoc holding a decisive lead over his opponent, Manny Vilar, in the race for supervisor.
  • Manny Vilar is a first sergeant with the New York State Parks police and president of Police Benevolent Association of New York State. He is running for East Hampton Town supervisor, his first try at an elected office.

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  • The Garden Club of East Hampton’s annual plant sale preview, party, and silent auction will be Friday, May 25, on the Mulford Farm grounds from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 at the gate. The sale, with free admission, will begin in earnest the following morning at 9. Unique to the garden party will be Hawaiian orchids, hanging baskets, and specially selected potted plants. The silent auction will include books, paintings, jewelry, and travel opportunities.

    The sale also will feature annuals and perennials especially selected for East Hampton’s Zone 7a climate. In addition, annuals designated by New York Botanical Garden professionals for the garden club’s new Thomas Moran house garden will be on display.

  • Faced with a 90-percent chance of rain on Saturday, the LongHouse Reserve has postponed its annual Family Day.
  • Friday is National Public Gardens Day, and here on the South Fork, the LongHouse Reserve, the Madoo Conservancy, and Bridge Gardens will be open free of charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Training, evaluations, and testing for East Hampton Town's Nipper Guard program, an open-water swim program for children 6 through 8, will begin on Sunday at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.
  • Monday is the final day of GeekHampton's latest e-waste recycling drive. Between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. all manner of unwanted and outdated electronics will be accepted for recycling at the Sag Harbor shop.
  • Repairs on pothole-riddled sections of Route 114 between East Hampton and Sag Harbor are set to begin on Tuesday. Motorists have been advised to expect delays between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • A train from East Hampton to Montauk on Wednesday evening will be transformed into the Polar Express. Children who still believe (and even those who think they don't) have been invited to hop aboard for hot cocoa and a visit with Santa.
  • For the second straight year, local residents are being encouraged to sign up for the Southampton Town Police Department's civilian academy. The 14-week course, with one night class per week, starts Jan. 24. While Southampton Town residents are given preference, residents from other East End towns and villages will be admitted, pending availability of seating. Several residents of East Hampton participated in classes held earlier this year.

    Minerva Perez, the executive director of Organizacion Latino-Americana, took the course earlier this year and encourages residents from all communities to participate. "It is a phenomenal and in-depth program covering all different aspects of policing at the local and county levels," she said Monday.

  • People began to line up at 8 Friday morning to be among the first admitted to an estate sale at Grey Gardens.
  • The application deadline for the Talley scholarship is Friday. Applicants must be residents of East Hampton Town.