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  • Amagansett

    An exterior wall of the Ganeaux clothing store on Main Street was vandalized with spray paint on the evening of Oct. 19. A witness followed the vandal, who crossed the street a couple of times before disappearing into the municipal parking lot. Police checked the area to no avail.
     

  • For Day of the Dead

    The Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, will be celebrated on Saturday at La Fondita in Amagansett, where kids can decorate paper skulls, play games, and enjoy some traditional Mexican treats from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The rain date is Sunday.

  • The East Hampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force is sponsoring a student film contest for 3rd through 12th graders. Films must be between three and five minutes long and should address one of three topics: anti-bullying, diversity, or accepting others. Projects can be done individually or as a group. All who participate will receive a certificate giving them five hours of community service credits.

  • A noise analysis report on the East Hampton Airport is to be the subject of a special town board meeting today at 10 a.m. at East Hampton Village’s Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street.

    Peter Kirsch, an aviation attorney hired by the town, will be on hand to address the interim report and potential next steps for the town. Peter Wadsworth of the town’s airport finances subcommittee will review an analysis of 2014 airplane noise. A public comment period will follow the presentations.

     

  • John C. Hardy, an artist and teacher who lived in SoHo and Springs, died of complications from a stroke at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City on Oct. 10 in the company of Joan Semmel, his companion for the past 21 years. He was 91.

  • Samuel Alan Meddaugh, who was valedictorian of East Hampton High School’s class of 1954 before going on to a career in the fledgling computer industry in the 1960s, died at home in Eagan, Minn., on Oct. 13 of complications from a rare heart disease. He was 78.

  • Catherine M. Reid, who for many years did the bookkeeping for Reid Brothers auto repair in Sag Harbor, her sons’ business, died at home in Amagansett on Oct. 8. She was 88 and had been under hospice care, her family said.

    She was born in Liverpool, England, on Dec. 27, 1925, to Charles J. Reynolds and the former Mary Margaret McNeish, and immigrated as a child to Australia, where her maternal uncles worked aboard ships.

  • Frances Theresa Hickey of East Hampton, who was known as Terry, died at home on Sept. 22 at the age of 66. Friends attributed her death to natural causes.

  • Visiting hours for Joan M. Wyckoff of East Hampton, who died on Saturday at the age of 84, will be on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nolan and Taylor-Howe Funeral Home at 5 Laurel Avenue in Northport. The service will begin at 3 p.m. that day at the funeral home. An obituary for her will appear in a future issue.

  • AMAGANSETT
    M. Harrington to J. and M. Fruin, 23 Woodedge Circle, 1.8 acres, Aug. 22, $1,425,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    A. and G. Gargiulo to M. Ashkenazy, 741 Millstone Road, .51 acre, Aug. 21, $3,250,000.
    L. Fish to F.A. East End L.L.C., 50 Bridgefield Road, 1.27 acres, Aug. 21, $4,500,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    J. Conran to Town of East Hampton, 85 Bull Path, 2.9 acres (vacant), Aug. 28, $1,100,000.
    H. Long to the 2020 House L.L.C., 183 Bull Path, 2 acres (vacant), Aug. 1, $925,000.
    MONTAUK

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  • 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.

  • Saturday's weather means you may have to change your day's plans. 

    The Clamshell Foundation's annual Sandcastle Contest at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett was canceled for the first time in its 23-year history, according to the announcement posted on the foundation's Facebook page Saturday morning. No rain date was set, so sandcastle builders will have to wait until next year. T-shirts designed by Peter Spacek are still for sale, though. Visit the Clamshell Foundation's website for more information. 

  • This weekend will be the first time that it will be illegal to drink alcoholic beverages during the day at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett.