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  • Amagansett

    Four custom-made scallop dredges and their frames were stolen out of William P. Carman’s boat, which was in his front yard on Abraham’s Path between 5 p.m. on Nov. 6 and 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 7. All told the cost to replace them is $550.

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  • Montauk residents concerned about hunting on Fort Pond in proximity to the houses ringing its shores, as well as downtown Montauk, appealed to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday to restrict hunting on the pond. A petition with over 100 signatures supporting a hunting ban was submitted to the previous board in 2012, Jane Bimson said at a board work session, but no action was taken. She urged the current board to consider the matter.

  • CMEE, Sima, and a Ballerina

    Finger painting is always fun, but when you make your own finger paints it’s even better, and on Saturday at 10 a.m. kids 2 to 6 can do just that at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. After mixing the paints, they will create their own masterpieces. The cost is $15, including museum admission, or $10 for members. On Sunday at the museum, Sima will read stories about fall at 11:30 a.m. The story time is free with museum admission.

  • Barbara S. Moore, who had lived in East Hampton since 2002, died in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 28 with her husband, children, and beloved springer spaniel by her side. She was 66 and had ovarian cancer.

  • Barbara Gordon Rickards, who lived on Schellinger Road in Amagansett for the last 35 years of her life, died of heart failure at home on Monday. She was 84 and had been in declining health for the past year.

    “She enjoyed her family,” said her daughter Liz Pucci of East Hampton. “She enjoyed antiquing and painting — she was a painter.”

  • Evelyn C. Fischer, a longtime resident of Montauk, died peacefully at the Seabury at Fieldhome, an assisted living facility in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., on Oct. 30. She was 95.

    Mrs. Fischer was born in the Bronx on Nov. 28, 1918, to Ole and Jenny Christiansen. The family later moved to Pelham, N.Y., where she graduated from Pelham Memorial High School. Prior to getting married, she worked for The New York Times.

  • Lewis Zacks, an artist who lived in Springs, died on Sunday at the age of 83. He leaves his wife, the poet Fran Castan, two sons, Stephen and Daniel Zacks, a daughter, Jane Birbara, and their families. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.

    133 Mulford L.L.C. to S. Matz and J. Kim, 133 Mulford Lane, .15 acre, Aug. 29, $725,000.
    H. and C. Costorf to A. and S. Mintzer, 67 Leeton Road, .18 acre, Sept. 10, $1,125,000.
    136 Main Street Amagansett to 136 Amagansett L.L.C., Amagansett Business Center, 136 Main Street, 1 acre, Aug. 15, $4,111,500.
    S. Houze and S. Svetkey to E., J., and W. Moore, 4 Wyandanch Lane, .29 acre, July 22, $1,717,500.
    B. Mauro Trust to The Heirloom Trust, 409 Marine Boulevard, .42 acre, Sept. 9, $4,800,000.


  • Turkey Trots

    Turkey trots for Springs School students, with a Shipyard Lane loop for kindergartners through second graders and a Landing Lane loop for third through eighth graders, will be held Monday at the school, beginning at 9 a.m.

    The students have been asked to raise at least $20 in pledges, which, the PTA says, ought to fully underwrite the school’s swim program at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter and an ice-skating event for sixth through eighth graders at the Buckskill Winter Club.

  • Monday, November 24
    RUNNING, Springs School turkey trots, 9 a.m.
    MEN’S SOCCER, 7-on-7 league final, Bill Miller-Bateman Painting winner vs. Maidstone Market-Tortorella Pools winner, Herrick Park, East Hampton, 7 p.m.

    Thursday, November 27
    RUNNING, Town Recreation Department and John Keeshan Realty 3 and 6-mile turkey trots, the Circle, Montauk, 10 a.m., check-in from 8 to 9:30.

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  • Middletown — The East Hampton High School boys soccer team won in the New York State Final Four match Saturday, 3-0 over Jamesville-DeWitt, which advances them to the Class A championship Sunday. For the full game story, click here.

  • Tuesday is Veterans Day, a time to honor those who have served the country. There are several parades scheduled between Montauk and Southampton, during which the community can applaud and salute the veterans living among us.  

  • Vinnie Grimes is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year and will be honored at the chamber’s End of Season Gala on Nov. 15 at East by Northeast.

    "Vinnie has given a lifetime of service to his community which is why the Montauk Chamber selected him as Person of The Year for 2014,” Laraine Creegan, the executive director of the chamber, said.

  • The Montauk festivities will have to wait. Thanks to the rain, Saturday's plans have been canceled with the exception of a fireworks show on Saturday night.

  • With Election Day is a little more than a month away, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Representative Tim Bishop to represent New York's First Congressional District, visited East Hampton, where he met supporters on Thursday. The cocktail-hour for Mr. Zeldin was held at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton Village. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee sponsored the event.

  • Additional batches of tickets to several choice screenings during the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival went on sale Thursday.

  • The East Hampton High School boys soccer team defeated Jericho, the three-time defending state Class A champion, 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time in five meetings that an East Hampton boys team had beaten Jericho.

  • Registered Democrats in East Hampton and easternmost Southampton Town who are wondering where to cast their ballots in the primary for governor and lieutenant governor can find a list here. The polling places are the same as for the general election. Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m. If you don't know your polling place, click here to find it.

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  • Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved. 

    All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.

    The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook." 

  • School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.

    On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.

    Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.