The 70th annual Artists and Writers Softball Game was held Saturday at Herrick Park in East Hampton, where the writers won for the third consecutive year, this time by a score of 12-8. Anthony Friedman, a culture writer for the New Yorker magazine, was named the game’s most valuable player after he hit a towering three-run homerun in the first inning and helped engineer a game-ending double play in the ninth. Photographer Dell Cullum was also in attendance.
Members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor, the union of faculty employed by the Sag Harbor School District, expressed cautious support of the proposed South Fork Commuter Connection in a survey conducted by the school district last week.
Both black-and-white photographs—the first of a house near Lake Agawam, and the second of a home along Meadow Lane—were taken in Southampton Village shortly after the Category 3 hurricane, later named “The Long Island Express,” steamrolled the East End on the afternoon of September 21, 1938.
Hurricane Nate amazed meteorologists not for its strength or size but for its speed. The storm had sustained winds of 85 mph when it arrived...