Leonard Joseph Smalling, who for 30 years worked in East Hampton for the phone company that came to be called Verizon, died on Dec. 11 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md., of a brain aneurism. He was 70.
Mr. Smalling, who served in the Navy in the early 1960s, lived in Bridgehampton for about 50 years before moving to Onley, Va., after he retired.
A memorial service is to be announced for Elizabeth (Betsy) Keller of Madison Hill Drive, Montauk, who died at home on Saturday. She was 61. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
There's just 13 days until Christmas. This weekend you can get your shopping done while also enjoying the festivities at events like the Holiday Stroll in East Hampton or the holiday sales in Bridgehampton. Mark the end of Hanukkah with the Menorahcade that will drive through East Hampton on Saturday. There's something for everyone this weekend.
Carter Burwell, an Amagansett resident and movie composer whose score for "Carol" has made him an industry favorite for his first Academy Award nomination, will be at the East Hampton Library on Friday for a screening of "Gods and Monsters," the Bill Condon film, at 4 p.m.