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  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
  • William A. Praetorius, a former Manhattan and Amagansett resident who worked in real estate and earlier in a variety of high-level corporate positions in direct-to-physician pharmaceutical advertising, died on June 23 in Bennington, Vt., of pneumonia, his family said.
  • Leslie Ann Mandel-Herzog of Wainscott and New York City, an investment adviser who developed what was at one time the largest private mailing list in the country, which was known as the Rich List, died at Southampton Hospital on June 23 of complications related to kidney stones.
  • Margaret Becker, an active community volunteer who with her husband established the Becker Home Center, a Montauk hardware store, died on Monday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
  • Mary Sireci died unexpectedly on June 20 at home in Sag Harbor.
  • Barbara DeCastro, who was born and raised in East Hampton, was found dead last Thursday in her home in Sebastopol, Calif.
  • Theodore Shaternik of Montauk, a former New York City firefighter, died at home on Sunday. He had been ill for nine months and was under the care of East End Hospice at the time of his death.
  • James C. Federico, who owned Federico’s Superette in Sag Harbor for many years, died on June 15 at the age of 80.

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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.