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.
Acting on a referral from Southampton Town Police, Southampton Town Animal Control on Monday picked up a deceased caracal, a wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, in Water Mill.
Bonnie Michelle Cannon, the executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, was recently appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to the county’s African American Advisory Board.