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  •     Nancy Anne Byrne of Woodcock Lane in East Hampton died on Nov. 1 while on vacation in Orlando, Fla. She was 41. Her familh did not provide the cause of death.
        Born in Monmouth, N.J., on May 27, 1971, she was adopted and raised on Shelter Island by Bob and Anne DeStefano. She attended school on Shelter Island from kindergarten through her 1989 graduation. While in high school, she played on the field hockey and golf teams and was a class officer.

  • Walter Herlitschek, a resident of East Hampton for more than 40 years, died at home on Friday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., just two weeks shy of his 92nd birthday. A man of many interests, he had lifelong passions for painting, travel, cooking, reading, gardening, music, collecting, and dogs. He remained curious and interested in new experiences despite his recent failing health.

  •     Visiting hours for Laura Connolly, 59, of Harbor Street, East Hampton, who died at home on Monday, will be today from 2 to 4 p.m. and this evening from 7 to 9 at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
        A funeral Mass will be said for her tomorrow at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton at 10 a.m. Burial will be at the church cemetery on Cedar Street.
        An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     Visiting hours for William Talmage, a former Miller Lane, East Hampton, resident who died Tuesday will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at a time to be announced on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Green River Cemetery in Springs.
        An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  • October 22, 1987
        It was the Jamie Grubb and Walter Casiel show Saturday at LaSalle Military Academy’s fir-lined football field as the East Hampton High School quarterback and its wide receiver combined on three touchdown pass plays, of 15, 6, and 35 yards, to win the League Seven game 20-6.
        . . . Afterward, Ted Meyer, Bonac’s coach, said that Bill Barbour Jr., David DiSunno, Nick Algios, and Jason Menu, all linemen, had played solidly on defense and offense.

  • Friday, November 16
    GIRLS SWIMMING, state meet, Ithaca College, also Saturday.


    Saturday, November 17
    BOYS SOCCER, state Class A final, Middletown High School, Middletown, time to be announced.


    Thursday, November 22
    RUNNING,  3 and 6-mile Turkey Trot races around Fort Pond, co-sponsored by the East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department and Keeshan Realty, The Circle, Montauk, 10 and 10:10 a.m., registration from 8 to 9:30.

  • AMAGANSETT
    Learsy, Ripps and Edison to N. Kukrika and A. Lally, 12 Devon Road, .14 acre, Aug. 16, $850,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    D. Drohan to E. Alvarez and V. Bermeo, 4 Boatsteerers Court, .14 acre, July 27, $260,000.
    B. Kember to 16 Palma Terrace L.L.C., 16 Palma Terrace, .36 acre, Sept. 27, $995,000.
    A. Goldstein to 187 BP Owners, 187 Bull Path, 2 acres (vacant), Sept. 24, $8950,000.
    250 Hand’s Creek Road to Trajan Partners L.L.C., 396 Hand’s Creek Road, 3 acres (vacant), Sept. 14, $849,000.

  • A Plimpton, Hurrying
        Sarah Plimpton is a poet and a painter, so it’s not surprising that her debut novel would be impressionistic. “Hurry Along,” from Pleasure Boat Studio, has been called “a luscious non-narrative map of shifting emotional and physical landscapes born out of the quotidian lives of people, trees, animals, beaches, and more.”

  • PechaKucha Night
        Tomorrow at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum will hold its first PechaKucha Hamptons event at the new location in Water Mill. The evening consists of presentations by 10 members of the East End creative community. They may be artists, musicians, writers, designers, architects, vintners, or other professionals.

  •     In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has taken several steps to aid homeowners who have made or will make storm-related claims to their insurance companies.
        First, the governor announced last week that homeowners will not have to pay hurricane deductibles on claims relating to the storm, as Sandy did not have hurricane-force winds when it made landfall in New York, his office said in a release.

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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.