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  •     Ray D. Lingwood, a civic-minded member of the Bridgehampton-Water Mill community and founder of the Bridgehampton I.G.A., died on Thanksgiving Day at home in Water Mill. He was three days shy of his 91st birthday.
        Mr. Lingwood was a World War II veteran, a sergeant in the Army Air Corps in charge of a photographic unit in the Pacific theater. He served from August 1942 to the end of the war.

  •     Donald Schellinger, a Sag Harbor carpenter who was known as Dode, died on Tuesday at Southampton Hospital. He was 70 years old and had lung cancer.
        Mr. Schellinger worked over the years as a carpenter for several local businesses. He was a longtime member of the Sag Harbor Fire Department.
        A father and grandfather, Mr. Schellinger was married to the former Judith Warner, who died 10 years ago.

  •     James Bernard Leonard, a former newspaper pressman, died on Thanksgiving Day in a hospital in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He was 91 and had gone to Florida to visit a son.
        Mr. Leonard’s career in newspapers included a stint as a flyboy, a pressroom apprentice who literally caught stacks of papers as they flew off the presses. He went on to become a pressman for The New York Journal-American, The New York Times, and The Daily News, working for that paper in Long Island City until he retired.

  •     Johanna Liesbeth de Kooning of Springs and St. John in the United States Virgin Islands died on Friday while at home on St. John. Ms. de Kooning, who was known as Lisa, was the daughter of the Abstract Expressionist artist Willem de Kooning. She was 56. No services have been announced. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     Visiting hours for Emilio Pidilla Berrezueta, 18, a student at Southampton High School, who died on Monday in Montauk, will be tonight from 5 to 9   at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
        A funeral Mass will be said tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     Visiting hours for Ellen Menaik Cox of Sag Harbor, who died at Southampton Hospital on Sunday, will be held tonight from 7 to 9 at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor. Ms. Cox was 86. A service will be held at the funeral home tomorrow at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Sag Harbor. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     Visiting hours for Joseph Holmes of Oakview Highway, East Hampton, who died on Tuesday at the age of 70, will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m.
        A funeral for him will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Yardley and Pino. Burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton.
     

  •     Elaine Tuccillo, 66, died at home in Montauk on Nov. 16. She will be buried at Fort Hill Cemetery in that hamlet on Saturday at 1 p.m. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     An obituary in last week’s paper for William W. Talmage, who died on Nov. 13, gave the street address but not the mailing address for one organization to which his family has suggested memorial contributions. The mailing address for American Legion Post 419 is P.O. Box 1343, East Hampton 11937. His family also suggested donations to the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, 40 West 20th Street, New York City 10011-4211.
     

  • Christmas Shop
        C. Whitmore Gardens of Amagansett has launched its Christmas shop, which is stocked with such holiday items as Fraser fir Christmas trees, a mixed variety of wreaths, garlands, and poinsettias, ornaments including selections from the Jim Marvin Collection (decorator of the White House Christmas tree), fresh floral arrangements and centerpieces, and other decor including glittering decorative branches, flameless and traditional candles, and home fragrances. 

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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. 

  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.

  • Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.