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  • The Panoramic View Resort in Montauk has been sold by the federal government to the management firm that owns Gurney’s Resort and Spa next door.
  • Of the thousand or more American quilts that Joanna Rose has amassed since a friend gave her one upon the birth of her first child, just a single quilt is on display in the big old house a stone’s throw from Main Beach where the Roses, with their children and grandchildren, have spent summers and long holiday weekends since 1964.

  • Daniel Justman, a well-known psychoanalyst, died of Alzheimer’s disease at home in Manhattan on Nov. 15.
  • Richard Barons, executive director of the East Hampton Historical Society since 2006, will retire in the spring.
  • The East Hampton Library could hardly have found a more suitable incarnation of local history than the old waterman Bruce Collins to close out its inaugural Tom Twomey lecture series on Saturday.
  • For more than 60 years now, East Hampton Village officials have seesawed over the acquisition of two centuries-old workshops, improbably preserved by a series of owners on the dunes off Further Lane with most of their original features intact.
  • Our daughter had just turned 3 when we applied for admission to the nursery school of the Lycee Francais de New York. At the time, the Lycee occupied one of the Upper East Side’s most impressive buildings, a Beaux Arts mansion on East 72nd Street just off Fifth.
  • Carol Steinberg was speaking before an audience of creative types at the New York Foundation for the Arts in Manhattan, where she teaches courses on artists’ rights, when a choreographer came up to ask her about a problem.
  • The committee will ask the fire district whether the town might lease part of the big empty lot next to the firehouse for five years for overflow parking.
  • About two years after my mother died, at the unfair age of 58, my dad, who was in his early 60s, found himself pursued by a phalanx of age-appropriate widows.

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