Eddie Downes, left, a presser at East Hampton Cleaners for 30 years, and Grace LaBarbera, who has worked there for six years, are the only two employees remaining as the shop prepares to close at the end of the month. Durell Godfrey

A seasonal lease at unit 14 will be auctioned off to the highest bidder next month. Carissa Katz

Advanced systems will soon be the rule in the village

Seal was prey as a woman watched from cliff above
Winter surfing has grown in popularity on eastern Long Island at the same time as seals' numbers have skyrocketed. Seals are a favored prey of great white sharks. Jane Bimson

I missed nine times out of 10
“What are the deer thinking about?” the Star’s “Nature Notes” columnist often wonders. Durell Godfrey

Edith Windsor was an advocate for the L.G.B.T.Q. community. Donna Aceto