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Ben W. Schoenster


Mr. Dobler, above, made the big metal doors behind him at his sheet metal studio in Northwest.
Mr. Dobler has been making furniture on the side for over 30 years. The base of the bench above is made of steel.Max Philip Dobler
Among Max Philip Dobler’s more visible commercial projects is the hot-rolled steel bar top at the newly opened Coche Comedor in Amagansett.Max Philip Dobler

Signs on sovereign land seen as boon for tribe
Electronic billboards were installed Thursday, just before the start of Memorial Day weekend, on this newly built monument on the eastbound side of Sunrise Highway. The Shinnecock Indian Nation said advertising will generate much-needed revenue. Taylor K. Vecsey
The advertising display changes every few seconds. Taylor K. Vecsey

Sales lagged for East Hampton storeowners
The Spring Street Fair on May 11 brought some 4,000 people to East Hampton Village, but some disgruntled shopkeepers said it has hurt, not helped, their business that day. Durell Godfrey

The battle over the Town of East Hampton’s settlement with Duryea’s Lobster Deck, which a State Supreme Court judge suspended last month, continued at a meeting of the town’s zoning board of appeals on Tuesday. Jane Bimson

Richard Lawler and Ray Harden will join her on Elms Party line in 2020
Barbara Borsack, seen before casting her ballot in Tuesday’s school budget vote and board elections, is hoping voters will give her the nod in the 2020 race for East Hampton Village mayor. Durell Godfrey

Amy Hammond, the founder of Glow Water Paul Barbera

Southampton History Museum opens the doors to exclusive and historical residences
The house on Southampton’s Gin Lane known as the Windmill House is a favorite landmark and subject of photographers. In 1989 the current owners restored it and filled its interior, right, with modern conveniences while preserving its traditional design. Suzanne Caldwell

The sign was hoisted into place on the cinema's facade on Thursday as a crowd that included Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, County Executive Steve Bellone, and State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele watched. Durell Godfrey