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  • PechaKucha Night
        Tomorrow at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum will hold its first PechaKucha Hamptons event at the new location in Water Mill. The evening consists of presentations by 10 members of the East End creative community. They may be artists, musicians, writers, designers, architects, vintners, or other professionals.

  •     In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has taken several steps to aid homeowners who have made or will make storm-related claims to their insurance companies.
        First, the governor announced last week that homeowners will not have to pay hurricane deductibles on claims relating to the storm, as Sandy did not have hurricane-force winds when it made landfall in New York, his office said in a release.

  •     A hearing will be held at East Hampton Town Hall next Thursday at 7  p.m. on the purchase, for open space, of approximately four acres of land on Ardsley Road in Wainscott. The $2 million price would be taken from the community preservation fund.

  • East Hampton

    Somebody siphoned gasoline from a Chevy van parked outside the Senior Center on Springs-Fireplace Road last Thursday night. Diane Patrizio told police that the center’s fleet all had full gas tanks the day before, but when a driver went to start the van its tank was only half full.

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  •     Lottie Schaffer of Clearwater Beach in Springs, a local cook and active member of her church as well as the  Springs Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, died on Oct. 29 at Southampton Hospital. She was 89.
        In 1930, the then-7-year-old Lottie Dublanski emigrated from Poland with her mother, the former Helen Toporowska, and a sister, Eugenia. They passed through Ellis Island on their way to reunite with Peter Dublanski, the girls’ father, who had come from Poland earlier to find work and settle his family.

  •     Dolores Mulvihill Zebrowski, an Army nurse during World War II and a nursing and administration official at Southampton Hospital during a career of six decades, died there on Oct. 24. She had been in failing health for several months and was 90 years old.

  •     A Mass for Nancy Anne Byrne, 41, of East Hampton and Shelter Island will be said today at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Isle Catholic Church at 5 Prospect Avenue, Shelter Island. Ms. Byrne died last Thursday while vacationing in Orlando, Fla. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     A gathering to celebrate the memory of John De Maio, formerly of Montauk, who died in Palm Beach, Fla., on Oct. 1, will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Snug Harbor Motel on West Lake Drive in Montauk.
     

  •     Visiting hours for Martin Benjamin Rubenstein will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. Mr. Rubenstein, a retired taxi driver, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital. He was 86 and had lived in East Hampton since 1969.
        Donations have been suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project at 370 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1802, New York City 10001, or online at woundedwarriorproject.org.
     

  • AMAGANSETT
    T. and L. Sears to Leisure Tech Group, 101 Cross Highway to Devon, 1.94 acres (vacant), Sept. 6, $800,000.
    G.W.G. Enterprises to K. Cruz, 912 Montauk Highway, 1.38 acres, Sept. 14, $2,190,000.
    S. and L. Gordon to F. and K. Skibo, 924 Montauk Highway, .16 acre, Sept. 7, $1,862,500.
    D. Liben (by executors) to S. and L. Jacoby, 78 Cross Highway, .74 acre, Sept. 20, $1,275,000.
    J. Tabone to Denlon 2012 Trust, 73 Miankoma Lane, .59 acre, Sept. 21, $4,800,000.

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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.