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.
Marie Antoinette Kiembock, a lifelong resident of East Hampton whose plentiful breads and cookies were enjoyed by family and friends, died of cancer on May 19 at her eldest son’s home in Homosassa, Fla., surrounded by family.