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  •    Juana M. Bahamondes of Queens Lane in East Hampton died on Tuesday at the age of 78.
        Visiting hours will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton, with a funeral Mass scheduled for tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery on Cedar Street. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.

  •    Project MOST’s Earthsavers Club, a program on the environment run in partnership with the Group for the East End, had fourth graders in the Project MOST after-school program at Springs and the John M. Marshall Elementary School learning about the digestive systems and diets of owls last week. Students dissected owl pellets to find the fur and bones of small animals like voles and mice.

  • Can You Hear Me, Major Tom?
        Is there life on Mars? Joe Malave, a teacher and Mars researcher, will discuss NASA’s mission to the Red Planet with kids in third grade and above today at the Amagansett Library, then offer a look through the library’s telescope. The program will begin at 3:30 p.m. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.
        Following a carousel story time on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., families will make their own carousel mobiles to take home. Reservations are required for both programs.

  • AMAGANSETT
    130 Meeting House Lane to J. and N. Schwartz, 130 Meeting House Lane, .61 acre, Oct. 12, $2,000,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    R. Gibbons to G. Stephens and L. Wang, 60 Oakview Highway, .44 acre, Oct. 25, $400,000.
    G. Topal to T. Silva, 6 Woodhollow Drive, .93 acre, Oct. 16, $1,550,000.
    J. and H. Forst to S. Moskowitz, 9 Jasons Lane, 1 acre, Oct. 16, $1,595,000.

    EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE
    J. Bennett (by executor) to D. Henry and C. Fornal, 17 Stratton Square, .15 acre, Oct. 26, $800,100.

  • Thursday, December 13
    BOWLING, East Hampton vs. Southampton, Wildwood Lanes, 3:30 p.m.
    WRESTLING, East Hampton at Riverhead, 6 p.m.


    Friday, December 14
    BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 4 p.m.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 6:15 p.m.


    Saturday, December 15
    WRESTLING, East Hampton at Hampton Bays tournament, 7:30 a.m.
    BOYS WINTER TRACK, East Hampton at crossover meet, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 4:30 p.m.

  • Paris in Song
        “Dreams of Paris,” a concert of works for clarinet and piano by French composers, will be given on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library. The composers include Debussy, Saint-Saens, Ravel, Widor, and Poulenc. The works will be performed by Maksim Shtrykov on clarinet and Alina Kiryayeva on piano.

  •     Richard and Karen Brown of Washington Avenue in Montauk have announced the engagement of their daughter Amanda Marie Brown to Matthew Ryan Jarm. Mr. Jarm’s parents, Robert and Patty Jarm, live in Annandale, Va.
        Ms. Brown received a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University in Virginia and a Master of Education degree in curriculum and instruction from George Mason University. She is a second-grade teacher at Forest Edge Elementary School in Reston, Va.

  • Amagansett

    Arthur Seekamp of Brent’s General Store told police last Friday morning that a customer became so angry that there was a $10 minimum to use a credit card in the store that he punched a window pane in the door, breaking it, before fleeing the premises. Mr. Seekamp estimated damage at $200.

  • All Aboard!

        Kids of all ages can hop aboard “The Polar Express” tonight at the East Hampton Library — departure time, 5 p.m. Children have been invited to arrive at the library in pajamas to watch the animated movie, which stars Tom Hanks. Refreshments will be served and each child will receive a small gift.

        On Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon, teens can create festive beaded earrings for themselves or to give as a gift during a workshop with Jackie Dunn, a jewelry designer.

  •     Lisa de Kooning, the only child of the Abstract Expressionist painter Willem de Kooning and an artist in her own right, died on Nov. 23 at a family home on the island of St. John in the Virgin Islands, reportedly from injuries after a fall. She was 56.

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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.