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  • Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming of Noyac, the Democratic candidate for state senator from the First District, debated the Republican incumbent, Senator Kenneth P. LaValle of Port Jefferson, on Monday night in East Hampton.
  •     David Kronman and Curtis Sachs, representing Cape Advisors, which has acquired the Baron’s Cove property on Water Street, moved closer at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board to special exception approval of a plan to construct an 87-seat restaurant and 8-seat bar as an “accessory use to a resort motel.” The men were prepared and assisted by Richard Warren of InterScience Associates in responding  to a letter from Timothy Platt, the village’s building inspector.

  •    A record turnout enjoyed an extraordinarily warm October day at Crescent Beach on Saturday for the Shelter Island Fall 5K run and walk. Mary Ellen Adipietro, the race’s director, said on Monday that 670 had registered and almost 600 finished the race, a benefit for the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital and the North Fork Breast Health Coalition.

  • Every seat was taken at a public hearing Monday in Sagaponack Village Hall as concerned residents, real estate agents, and developers had their say on a proposed amendment to lot coverage restrictions.
  • An outpouring of support — and music — filled the Steven Talkhouse in Amagansett Friday night at a benefit for Cheryl Bennett and Michael Mazzaraco, an East Hampton couple who have been besieged by the complications and costs of breast cancer.
  •     A boat poker run from the Sag Harbor Yacht Club on Saturday that included live music and stops at four restaurants benefited the Sag Harbor Hysterical Society’s quiet efforts to help locals in need.

  •     I guess we are all aware of breast cancer, thanks to a month filled with dyed pink ribbons, T-shirts, and even the cleats on the feet of the New York Jets. We are aware that it is a prevalent disease, especially on the Island on which we live, but is that enough?
        Our community has the best of intentions, with a strong desire to support those who suffer from the disease, as was apparent at a fund-raiser last weekend in Amagansett, and we all hope for a cure, but that is not enough. What about prevention?

  • At Fireplace Lodge they learned ‘purpose, love, loyalty,’ and survival skills
  • Board’s lack of openness decried, and what about the big headquarters?
  •     A bite of a Tate’s Bake Shop gluten-free chocolate chip cookie brought a woman to tears at the International Fancy Food Show in July, said Kathleen King of Water Mill, the company’s founder and owner. “Oh my God, I never thought I would be able to eat a good cookie again,” the woman told her.

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