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  • Hy Brodsky, a public relations man, jazz historian, and Montauk community activist, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital. Mr. Brodsky, who was 89, had not been ill, his family said.
  • Jody Lee Kalafut, who grew up in Montauk and with her husband operated Jody’s Country Kitchen on the hamlet’s Main Street from 1978 to 1982, died on Oct. 25 at her East Hampton house.
  • Joanne Shea Cole, whose family said she dedicated her life to healing practices and service to others, died on Friday in Albany. She was 69 and had pancreatic cancer for three months.
  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
  • The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present “The Hamptons Get Mortified, Vol. 2” tomorrow at 6 p.m. Co-presented with Mortified NYC, “Mortified” is a stage show during which participants share their childhood writings, art, and/or media before a public audience.
  • The Christian Science church in Southampton will present its annual Christmas concert and carol sing on Saturday at 3 p.m. Ron Meixsell, a baritone, and Julie Ann Meixsell, a soprano, who live in Northport, will be the featured performers.
  • The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum will hold its second annual holiday cocktail party and fund-raiser on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Bay Street Theater has announced that “Grey Gardens: The Musical,” which played last summer at the Sag Harbor venue, will enjoy a new production next summer at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles.
  • The Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack will deck the halls of the studio and make everything bright at its annual holiday market on Saturday. Featuring fresh-cut greens for wreaths and sprays, and homemade gifts and decorations, the market will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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  • Star gazing in Bridgehampton and a walk on a new trail in Amagansett are on the schedule.
  • “The Final Year,” a look at President Obama’s foreign-policy team during its waning months in office, will be shown on Saturday at 6 p.m. in East Hampton.
  • The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will lead a five-mile lighthouse loop hike on Saturday at 10 a.m. Hikers will pass through Camp Hero, continue on the Paumanok Path to the bluffs and along trails to Turtle Cove and the Montauk Lighthouse, returning past the seal haulout site. There will be a 10-minute break at the lighthouse refreshment area. Snacks and water were suggested, and everyone has been encouraged to wear windproof clothing.

    The meeting spot is at Camp Hero Road, off Route 27, about a mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch. Carol Andrews will lead the hike and can be reached at 631-725-3367 for more information.

  • The Thursday snowstorm meteorologists are calling a "bomb cyclone" dumped oodles of snow across the South Fork -- and no, that's not the technical term, but strong winds and deep drifts made for varying depths that were hard to calculate. Snow could be over the knee in places while nearby, blades of frozen grass poked through a just a thin layer of white. 

    Here, a few scenes during the storm and in its aftermath Friday, as frigid temperatures and biting winds delivered a different kind of punch. Stay warm out there!

  • As of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, a number of schools and government agencies had announced they planned to be closed on Thursday, due to an anticipated winter storm.
  • Holiday Art Camp

    The Golden Eagle art store and studio in East Hampton will offer a mini art camp for ages 6 to 14 tomorrow and Wednesday though Friday, Dec. 29, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will work on a variety of projects including finger puppets, ornaments, and paintings inspired by “A Winter’s Tale.” The cost is $40 per session or $150 for all four days. Advance registration is required at goldeneagleart.com.

     

    Holiday Sport Camp

    Sportime in Amagansett will get kids moving on Tuesday through Friday, Dec. 29, with a sport camp that includes dodge ball, soccer, gaga ball, basketball, and an inflatable obstacle course. 

  • The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather watch for eastern Long Island for snow, wind, and icy conditions through Saturday morning..
  • Two takes on “The Nutcracker” – one a traditional ballet, the other a mix of ballet and other dance styles that blends the Tchaickovsky classic with another story – have become holiday musts on the South Fork.
  • Representative Lee Zeldin will be available to meet with constituents on a one-on-one basis on Monday at the Riverhead Fire Department station at 540 Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead.

    Staff from Mr. Zeldin's office will also be available to meet with members of the public.

    Mr. Zeldin is expect to be at the fire station from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. According to a press release from his office, he will depart immediately to return to Washington for House votes.

    Appointments are not necessary, but members of the media were asked to obtain credentials from Mr. Zeldin's Washington office in advance.