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  • Lammott Walter Cottman, known to most as Cott, died of a stroke in New York City on Nov. 19, a day before his 72nd birthday.

    Mr. Cottman was a longtime summer resident of Azurest in Sag Harbor, where he stayed with his wife and family at her parents’ house. His wife of 50 years, the former Andrea Howard, was the president of the Azurest Association off and on for many years.

  • Muriel L. Forsberg split her teenage years between Sayville and Montauk. Her father was a fisherman, and when he was working in the summer and fall, the family lived in Montauk in a house not far from the docks and she attended East Hampton High School.

  • A graveside service for Thomas O. Conklin of Bridgehampton will be held on Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton. Mr. Conk­lin died on Nov. 26 at the age of 83.

  • AMAGANSETT
    B. Adams to JLJ I L.L.C., 95 Hand Lane, .45 acre, Sept. 30, $2,300,000.
    Rhodes, Kelly, et al. to D. Mejias, 71 Cliff Road, .45 acre, Oct. 7, $1,200,000.
    M. and G. Haupt to Gilberts Path L.L.C., 43 Gilberts Path, .64 acre, Oct. 7, $4,250,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    Kellett and Ortiz-Kellett to 470 L Lane Holdings, 470 Lumber Lane, .92 acre, Oct. 6, $2,750,000.
    S. Pullman to S. and R. Siegal, 578 Butter Lane, 1.5 acres, Oct. 15, $3,000,000.

    EAST HAMPTON

  • Thursday, December 11
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Shoreham-Wading River at East Hampton, 6 p.m.

    Friday, December 12
    BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Shoreham-Wading River, 5:45 p.m., and Pierson at Bridgehampton, 6.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, McGann-Mercy at Pierson, 6:15 p.m.

    Saturday, December 13
    WRESTLING, Frank (Sprig) Gardner tournament, East Hampton High School, preliminary rounds, 9 a.m., semifinals, 2 p.m., and finals, 6.

  • The Southampton Arts Center in Southampton Village will have an open house for the holidays on Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    In honor of the center’s current show, “Awkward Family Photos,” guests will be encouraged to take their own pictures at a holiday-themed photo booth with a seasonally appropriate backdrop and props. Those with ugly holiday sweaters or similarly themed attire have been invited to don them for the event.

  • The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton will hold its 13th annual winter festival Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free event will feature live dance and musical performances, food, children’s activities, and the Art Market, which offers authentic Native American-made jewelry, art, and other handcrafted traditional and contemporary pieces.

  • For those suffering gardening withdrawal, the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons is offering two supportive programs this weekend. An informal round-table discussion on broadleaf evergreens, originally scheduled for November, will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. The free program will be moderated by Pamela Harwood.

  • The Perlman Music Program has been awarded an Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $50,000 grant will support the Summer Music School on Shelter Island, the organization’s signature program.

  • The John Drew Theater Lab will present a free staged reading by John Shuman of “Underneath the Lintel,” a 2001 play written by Glen Berger, on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The one-character play follows a librarian who discovers a returned book that is more than 100 years overdue and embarks on an around-the-world hunt for the borrower’s identity.

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  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship the foundation provides financial assistance to theose in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.

  • A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Tuesday morning at 6, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are warning residents that travel could be hazardous due to snow and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities. 

  • The Artists Alliance of East Hampton announced Friday that its members exhibit this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs has been canceled due to the weather forecast. The Winter 2015 show has been moved to March 7 and 8. The alliance said on its Facebook page that it would make more announcements as the new date approaches.

  • The start time for the East Hampton High School boys basketball game Thursday afternoon at Bayport-Blue Point, where they need a win for a share of the League VI title, has been switched from 4:3o to 4 p.m.

    The Bonackers will look for their 10th straight win when they take on the Phantoms. East Hampton defeated Elwood-John Glenn at home Wednesday night, 84 to 49. They shot 66 percent from the 3-point line and 70 percent from the floor, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor.