The East Hampton residence of Hilary Knight, the illustrator of the “Eloise” books and so many more, will be open for a book signing and tag sale on Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4. While there will be no original Eloise illustrations for sale, antiques and decorative furniture will be on offer, and visitors can see a hand-painted jungle mural jam-packed with monkeys, one of whom happens to be reading “Eloise.”
A pair of Nike sneakers was reported stolen last month from outside a Boatheader’s Lane house after they had been delivered. Karla Briones said this was not the first time an item she ordered by mail had disappeared.
Philip John McSweeney, a commercial fisherman who served as a spokesman for Long Island fishermen’s interests in Washington, D.C., and twice ran for East Hampton Town office, died on May 29 at his home in Corinth, Me.