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  •     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. 

  • AMAGANSETT
    Mandel, B to G. and B. Medlin, 737 Old Stone Highway, 1.8 acres, May 4, $1,725,000.
    P. and W. Turgeon to J.C.T. Group L.L.C., 44 Miankoma Lane, .5 acre, Oct. 4, $1,450,000.
    Ashawagh Cottage L.L.C. to R. Oliver, 276 Bluff Road, .51 acre, Oct. 15, $5,250,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    H. and R. Matheson to C. Saar, 51 Miller Lane East, .12 acre, Oct. 3, $565,000.
    S. Fletcher to Garcia-Lugo and Hunault, 22 Edwards Avenue, Oct. 12, $670,000.
    R. and H. Cooper to C. Brennan, 2 Livery Lane, .81 acre, Oct. 5, $2,725,000.

  • Boys Soccer
        Rich King, coach of the county-champion East Hampton High School boys soccer team, said this week that J.C. Barrientos and Donte Donegal had been named to the all-county team, and that Barrientos, a senior, was the most valuable player in League VI.
        Moreover, Denis Espana and Nick West were named to the all-conference team, and Nick Tulp and Alex Serna made all-league. Christian Calle was named to the all-county academic team.

  • Friday, November 30
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Pierson at Hampton Bays, scrimmage, 4 p.m., and Eastport-South Manor at East Hampton, nonleague, 6.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Westhampton Beach, nonleague, 5:45 p.m.

  • Cather’s Life and Loves
        “Call Me William: The Lives and Loves of Willa Cather” will be presented at the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
        Prudence Wright Holmes is both writer and performer of this one-woman play about Cather, who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Her books include “My Antonia” and “Death Comes for the Archbishop.”

  • East Hampton

        Effrain Valderrama of Three Mile Harbor Road went to the city last Saturday afternoon to attend a party, only to return home the next morning and discover that his Apple MacBook Pro, valued at $1,900, had been stolen. A downstairs neighbor reported hearing someone on the stairs at about 4:30 in the morning. The thief left several other expensive electronic items untouched. Mr. Valderrama told police he’d posted on his Facebook page a note that he would be out of town that day.

  •    Angelina and the Mayflower

        Katharine Holabird will read her book “Angelina Ballerina” tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Children’s Museum of the East End. Mayfield Myers, a ballerina from the Hamptons Ballet Theatre School, will accompany her. The cost is $10, which includes museum admission. Members get in free.

  •     Isabel Theresa Winsch, who worked for the Suffolk County police for 35 years and before that, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, while raising seven children, died at home in East Hampton on Sunday. She was 87.
        Ms. Winsch became a clerk at the F.B.I.’s field office in New York City, where she met her future husband, Lawrence A. Winsch, who was a photographer and bureau agent. The couple married on Jan. 25, 1947. Mr. Winsch died in 1994.

  •     William W. Talmage, who served under Gen. George Patton in the Third Army during World War II and lived in East Hampton for most of his life, died on Nov. 13 at Brookhaven Hospital in Patchogue. He was 89.

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  • Middletown — The East Hampton High School boys soccer team won in the New York State Final Four match Saturday, 3-0 over Jamesville-DeWitt, which advances them to the Class A championship Sunday. For the full game story, click here.

  • Tuesday is Veterans Day, a time to honor those who have served the country. There are several parades scheduled between Montauk and Southampton, during which the community can applaud and salute the veterans living among us.  

  • Vinnie Grimes is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year and will be honored at the chamber’s End of Season Gala on Nov. 15 at East by Northeast.

    "Vinnie has given a lifetime of service to his community which is why the Montauk Chamber selected him as Person of The Year for 2014,” Laraine Creegan, the executive director of the chamber, said.

  • 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.