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  • The hot, 80-degree weather suddenly felt cooler, and the bright summer sky slowly became an eerie gray.
  • Terry Kemper, a retired television executive and member of the East Hampton Fire Department, chases solar eclipses, and on Monday he will chase his 17th. Find out how you can too.
  • Despite the rain on Saturday, which forced the Rell Sunn Surf Contest in Montauk to be moved to Sunday, the event was a success.
  • A pickup truck hit a 14-year-old bicyclist at the intersection of Conklin Terrace and Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village just after noon last Thursday and drove away.
  • The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will celebrate the 100th anniversary of suffrage in New York State — three years before the ratification of the 19th amendment to the Constitution — next Thursday with the recreation of a rally that took place in East Hampton 104 years ago.
  • Boats will no longer be able to obtain fuel on Long Wharf or at any other Sag Harbor Village facility, including its A-Dock, B-Dock, and Marine Park.
  • Godinez Rosendo, 35, of Southampton, southbound on Abraham’s Path in a Warren’s Nursery Ford pickup, told police a 10-foot sewage pipe had fallen off the truck.
  • Surfers, philanthropists, and spectators alike are hoping for waves on Saturday — the date of the East End Foundation’s 19th annual Rell Sunn Surf Contest at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk.
  • A new collaboration between the East End Classic Boat Society and the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter aims to teach kids valuable skills that might even open doors for future careers.
  • A three-vehicle pileup on Montauk Highway in Wainscott sent two people to Southampton Hospital on July 25. The accident occurred in the westbound lane at around 12:15 p.m., in front of the Wainscott Village Shopping Center.

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  • Suffolk County's Division of Vector Control will conduct aerial spraying for mosquito larvae sometime between Tuesday and Thursday, which may happen anytime between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.

    Two areas in Southampton Town and one in East Hampton Town are on the list for spraying. In East Hampton, it will happen over Napeague Harbor. In Southampton Town, the county will spray over Jagger Lane and Apacuck Point.

    The pesticides, which will be dropped via helicopter, are VectoPrime FG and Methoprene. The products are registered by the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the State Department of Environmental Conservation.

  • Good weather seems to be in the forecast this weekend, so make the most of it with one, or maybe more than one, of these many events.
  • Due to rain and scattered thunderstorms in the forecast for Saturday, two Saturday events have already been postponed until the Sunday.

    The Rell Sunn Surf Contest, which is taking place at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk, will now be held on Sunday. Registration will open at 7:30 a.m., and the surfing will begin between 9 and 10. The registration fee is $55 and each individual contest entry is an additional $30.

    Another event, Bridgehampton Day, which will be held at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, was also moved to Sunday. The hours have changed, as well, and it will now be held from 1 to 6 p.m. The organizers promise a day of games, food, and music.

    Check back for additional postponements.

  • Fall may be right around the corner, but summer is still in full-swing, with no end of things to do. Here's our list of weekend hightlights to keep you thinking all-things summer.
  • Another weekend packed full of activities. If you need an escape from the beach, one of these will surely spark your interest.


    At 5 p.m., BookHampton on Main Street in East Hampton will present "After Andy: Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni in Conversation With Vincent Fremont and Bob Colacello." Ms. Fraser-Cavassoni's memoir, "After Andy: Adventures in Warhol Land," is about her experiences working at the Warhol Studio. Mr. Fremont is an adviser to Art News and worked for Warhol from 1969 to 1987, and Mr. Colacello is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and the author of "Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Up Close."

  • Suffolk County's Division of Vector Control will conduct aerial spraying for mosquito larvae sometime between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday. This will be the third week in a row that spraying has occurred.
  • Rain or shine, there is plenty to do in this last weekend of July, so start filling in your calendar.
  • On Wednesday, Montauk was named this summer's most expensive beach destination in the United States.
  • Suffolk County's Division of Vector Control will conduct aerial spraying again for mosquito larvae sometime between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • All year long, BookHampton hosts authors for readings and book signings, and the latest to join the list of notables is Chelsea Clinton.