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  • The nomination of Zachary Cohen for East Hampton Town councilman from the floor at the Democrats’ nominating convention on May 15 made for some tense moments for Job Potter and Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, the candidates favored by the party’s screening committee. In the end, Mr. Potter and Ms. Burke-Gonzalez prevailed.
        They will share the top of the ticket with Larry Cantwell, the outgoing East Hampton Village administrator, who is also running on the Independence Party line.

  •     Shop openings, special events, and go-go publicity stunts abound this month as the high season approaches. Among those who have brought their latest ventures to our attention are a new Jack Rogers store in East Hampton, Blue 1, a men’s and women’s clothing boutique in Bridgehampton, and C. Wonder, a lifestyle store that’s opening a second South Fork pop-up in East Hampton this summer.

  •     “As we look through the weather records from April 1 to April 30, we go through the temperature range of sometimes the 20s to the 60s by the month’s end,” Richard G. Hendrickson wrote in his April weather report from Bridgehampton. “This great variation is due in part to our location — 100 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean, yet but a few miles from the mainland on the north.”

  • The nomination of Zachary Cohen for East Hampton Town councilman from the floor at the Democrats’ nominating convention Wednesday night made for some tense moments for Job Potter and Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, the candidates favored by the party’s screening committee.
  • Beating the major parties to the punch, the East Hampton Independence Party announced its 2013 slate on Tuesday, naming Larry Cantwell as its supervisor candidate
  • The absence of a Republican hopeful for town supervisor at the East Hampton Independence Party’s candidate screening on Tuesday night may have been the most notable part of the evening, prompting continued speculation about who will take the top spot on the G.O.P. ticket.
  • Larry Cantwell, the East Hampton Village administrator, announced his candidacy for East Hampton Town supervisor on Friday night at the Highway Diner in East Hampton, saying he hopes to win support from the Demo­cratic and Independence Parties.
  • Larry Cantwell, the East Hampton Village administrator, announced his candidacy for town supervisor, saying he hopes to win support from the Democratic and Independence Parties.
  •     March, as it turned out, really did go out like a lamb, with a high of 54 degrees recorded on the 28th by Richard G. Hendrickson, the United States Cooperative weather observer in Bridgehampton.
        Last month’s temperatures began in the 30s in the first week, then rose into the 40s and low 50s the next week, but a cool spell prevailed until the final week of the month, when it was 50 or higher on three days. The low for the month was 18 degrees on the 6th, Mr. Hendrickson wrote in his monthly weather report.

  •     Project MOST, a not-for-profit that runs an after-school program at the John M. Marshall Elementary and Springs Schools, is in the running for a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant, but to win it, the organization needs to show that the community is behind its efforts.

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  • The East End Disabilities Group will host a mental health conference in Amagansett tonight at 7 as a first step toward identifying unmet mental health needs in East Hampton Town.

    The discussion will focus on "what are we not doing in East Hampton" to help people facing depression and other mental illnesses, said Glenn Hall, the Disability Group's chairman. "This is a community that does not speak up," he said, so his group is trying to speak up for it.

  • A noise analysis report on the East Hampton Airport is to be the subject of a special town board meeting on Thursday at 10 a.m. at East Hampton Village’s Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street.

    Peter Kirsch, an aviation attorney hired by the town, will be on hand to address the interim report and potential next steps for the town. Peter Wadsworth of the town’s airport finances subcommittee will review an analysis of 2014 airplane noise. A public comment period will follow the presentations.

  • Ghosts and goblins, not to mention princesses and Spider-Men, have plenty of places to go in the coming week. With All Hallows’ Eve falling on a Friday this year.