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  • Holly Tyson, 68, a longtime summer resident of East Hampton, where she lived at the Lily Pond Lane house of her grandmother, Mrs. Newell J. Ward, died on Aug. 5 at home in Landrum, S.C., from complications of cancer. She was 68.
  • Lance Christopher McDonald, who grew up in East Hampton and later settled in Redmond, Wash., died at home there on July 20. He was 44 and had first been diagnosed with cancer four years ago..
  • Word has been received of the death on July 24 of Myrtle F. Blitz, a 26-year summer resident of Montauk, at Rochester (N.Y.) General Hospital. She was 85.
  • Mary DiSabato D’Andrea, a seasonal member of the Wainscott Sewing Society who, with her husband, ran the D’Andrea Motel in Wainscott for nearly 20 years, died on Aug. 3 at the Litchfield Woods Convalescent Home in Torrington, Conn.
  • Richard Balcuns, known to his friends and family as Zeke, died in his sleep on July 29 at home in Hither Hills. A longtime resident of Montauk, he had suffered from heart disease for several years, but his death was unexpected, his family said.
  • Ronald Senkirk, an executive at Ralph Lauren who had a long career in cosmetics, design, and fashion, died of cancer on May 30 at NYU-Langone Medical Center in Manhattan.
  • Shirley Ardell Ross Ruppel, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, died on July 29 at Southampton Hospital.
  • A gathering to celebrate the life of Kevin Callahan, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor who died on Dec. 27, 2014, at the age of 64, will be held on Saturday at the home of his brother Michael Callahan in Sag Harbor.
  • “Green Afternoon III,” a garden dance performance by Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre, will take place Saturday at 5 p.m. at the home of Marcia Previti and Peter Gumpel, 230 Old Stone Highway in Springs.
  • Bay Street Theater’s Comedy Club will feature Kathleen Madigan on Monday at 8 p.m. Ms. Madigan’s 25-year career has included appearances on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,” “Late Show With David Letterman,” “Late Night With Conan O’Brien,” and, most recently, “The Nightly Show” with Larry Wilmore.

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  • Tricks and treats aren't just for kids, at least not when the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is involved. On Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., ARF will hold its annual Halloween Pawty — yes, you read that right — for adults, kids, and, of course, pets.
  • East Hampton Town and Southampton Town residents will have an opportunity to dispose safely of household hazardous waste on Saturday.

    The Stop Throwing Out Pollutants program for household hazardous waste disposal is coming to the Montauk transfer station from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Also that day, the Town of Southampton’s Hampton Bays facility will host a STOP Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Looking ahead, Mandala Yoga Center for the Healing Arts and Sports Therapy and Sandra Geehring Foster of SGF Acupuncture will host Ou Wen Wei, a qigong grandmaster, on Oct. 28 and 29.
  • SouthamptonFest, a series of family-friendly activities, will mark fall in Southampton Village this weekend.
  • Filmmakers were in the spotlight on Sunday at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
  • Looking ahead to this weekend, the fourth annual Tyler Valcich Car Show is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amagansett Firehouse. The show, which will include raffles, food and drinks, and live music by the Roses Grove Band and the 3Bs, will benefit the Tyler Project, a nonprofit organization that works to prevent suicide.

    The registration fee is $25. For spectators, admission is $10; children under 5 will be admitted free. Those wishing to register a vehicle have been asked to email cynthiamckelvey27@yahoo.com.  

  • Residents of the Sag Harbor School District overwhelmingly approved the 2018 budget for the John Jermain Memorial Library on Thursday and selected three new trustees to serve on the library board.

    Ann Sutphen, the current vice president, lost her bid for another term. Voters instead chose Gloria Brown, Carol Hance, and William McCoy for three-year terms starting Jan. 1. All three are new to the board. Ms. Brown was the top vote-getter with 171 ballots cast for her, Ms. Hance had 146, and Mr. McCoy 136. Janine M. Rayano ran as well.

  • Find service information for the various synagogues on the South Fork.
  • While in transit to North Carolina on Sunday, the fishing vessel Rianda S. requested safe harbor in New York from rough seas generated by Hurricane Jose. State Department of Environmental Conservation law enforcement and marine resources staff granted the request, and the boat arrived in Montauk at 4:30 p.m. The vessel was carrying fish caught in federal waters, including an estimated 6,000 pounds of fluke, and requested to land the fish in New York.

    New York's commercial fluke fishery is currently closed, and the entire 6,000-pound landing would have had to be deducted from the state's remaining quota of 40,000 pounds.

  • Drivers on the East End are being asked to go car-free and use more sustainable travel choices on Friday.