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  • Amagansett

    Ian Irving of Old Stone Highway discovered his 1982 Mercedes Benz missing from his driveway on the afternoon of Dec. 15. He had left the keys in the car, he told police, who searched and found the vehicle parked on Accabonac Road, keys still inside.

    East Hampton Village

    A metal hand truck was left in the middle of Gay Lane in front of the post office one afternoon last week. There were no identifying marks. Police took it to the lost-and-found at headquarters.

  •     Rosalie Strong Wootten of Taylors, S.C., an East Hampton native and member of one of the town’s founding families, died at home on Dec. 8 of a brain hemorrhage. She was 85.
        The only girl in a family of four children, she was born in East Hampton on Sept. 25, 1927, the daughter of James Madison Strong and Flora Sweeting Strong, and was called Rose by her family.
        Her great-grandfather was Capt. James G. Scott, who was the Montauk Lighthouse keeper for 25 years.

  •     Jonathan L. Auerbach, a resident of and lover of all things Sagaponack for the past 20 years, died of cancer on Nov. 29 in New York City with his family by his side. He was 70 years old.

  •     Joseph Radon Jr., a veteran of World War II who lived on Ayrshire Place in Springs for over 30 years, died at home on Nov. 5. He was 86 and had emphysema.
        He was born in 1926 in New York City, a son of Joseph Radon and the former Anna Kohut. Mr. Radon served in the Army Air Corps during World War II from July 1944 to August 1946. He was self-employed for most of his life.

  •     Visiting hours for Ruth Ratcliffe of North Haven will be held today from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor. A service is to be held at the funeral home at 7:45 p.m. Ms. Ratcliffe died on Sunday at the age of 91. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     Visiting hours for Ronald E. Sullivan of Montauk, who died on Friday, will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A service is to be held on Saturday at the Montauk Community Church, but the time had not been confirmed as of press time. Mr. Sullivan, who was 74, will be buried at Fort Hill Cemetery in Montauk. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.

  • EAST HAMPTON
    E. Zimmerman to F., G., and K. Dalene and A. Weil, 67 Three Mile Harbor Road, .5 acre, Oct. 31, $425,000.
    F. Schiaffino to 78 Three Mile Harbor, 78 Three Mile Harbor Road, 1.5 acres, Oct. 23, $950,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    VILLAGE
    Vista Center Associates to C Squared Holdings, 27 La Forest Lane, 1.18 acres, Oct. 22, $4,500,000.
    W. Dratel and S. Lawall to H. and S. Gary, 77 Jericho Road, .95 acre, Oct. 25, $3,090,000.

    NORTH HAVEN

  • Thursday, December 27
    WRESTLING, East Hampton at Half Hollow Hills East tournament, also Friday, 9 a.m.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Hampton Bays tournament, 11 a.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Bridgehampton at Mattituck, 3 p.m.


    Saturday, December 29
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Pierson at Rocky Point, noon.

  • December 10, 1987
        Ground will be broken Monday in Hampton Bays for a 60,000-square-foot building that will house an ice hockey and figure skating rink, the first such on the East End.

  • Festival Passes
        The Hamptons International Film Festival is offering its founders passes at reduced rates through the end of the year. The passes, which provide priority access to screenings, conversations, and other festival events are now $1,250, a 25 percent discount off this year’s rates.

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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. 

  • 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.