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  • Deer hunting season began Sunday in Suffolk County and runs through Jan. 31, joining small-game hunting and waterfowl hunting on the calendar, and renewing the annual push-pull between hunters pursuing an age-old pastime and residents concerned about safety.
  • King Kullen, the family-controlled 88-year-old company that proudly called itself America's first supermarket, announced on Friday that it has been bought by its regional competitor, the Stop and Shop Supermarket Company.
  • People are now asking how long Sag Harbor’s Main Street can remain a three-block throwback dominated by individually owned businesses and locals who have a personal stake in the year-round vibrancy of the village.
  • The effort that Tony and Bob Ganga have led for the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 419 in Amagansett to construct a 9/11 memorial has been a six-year process filled with highs and low and plenty of red tape.
  • The 300 or 400 people who participate annually at the Main Beach Polar Bear Plunge, like the smaller throng who join the Wainscott one at the end of Beach Lane at 2:30 on New Year’s Day, say they show up for a variety of reasons: Because it’s fun. Because it’s there.
  • For the 15th straight year, the local Ecuadorean-American community and Comunidad de Base brought a slice of Ecuador to the Village of East Hampton with their annual Pase del Niño Viajero de San Joaquin celebration.
  • Beulah Garrick, now 97, has performed with Noel Coward, Walter Matthau, Al Pacino, Robert Redford, Rosalind Russell, Roger Moore, and Diana Rigg, usually as a character actress.
  • A group of Montauk residents who are weary and fed up with the persistent mail and package delivery problems that have plagued the hamlet for two years reached out to Representative Lee Zeldin.
  • The word came down right after Thanksgiving, and it was a complete surprise to Eddie Downes, a presser who has worked since 1988 at East Hampton Cleaners. The Newtown Lane store is closing and is accepting no more work, effective immediately.
  • If there is one constant about Santa Claus this time of year, it’s that he tends to get around.

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  • Gregory Metzger, coordinator for the South Fork Natural History Museum's Shark Research and Education program, uses just a rod and reel to catch the juvenile great whites that were tagged and studied the past few years to establish, for the first time ever, that Long Island's waters are the only confirmed nursery area for great whites in the North Atlantic.