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  • Suffolk’s 2014 living wage, which applies to all county contractors and subcontractors, as well as companies benefiting from tax subsidies, grants, and other county assistance, is $13.37 an hour. The hourly minimum wage for those who receive health benefits from their employer is $11.74.

  •        Renee Ann Forsberg and Roberto Angel Salomon were married on Sept. 15 at the Montauk Point Lighthouse. Former East Hampton Town Justice James R. Ketcham performed the ceremony, and a reception followed at the Navy Beach restaurant in Montauk.

  • The road to sobriety has been running through East Hampton Town lately.

    For the second week in a row, there was not one drunken-driving arrest made in the town, including that part of Sag Harbor within town limits.

    Police calls for the month of December, through Sunday, are also down. In December 2012 police recorded 942 “events,” meaning police activity of all kinds. For the same time period this year, the number is 905.

  • Amagansett

    Jim Tillman, the caretaker of a house on Atlantic Avenue, told police in November that both exterior keypad posts at the entrance gate had been vandalized, and would cost $5,000 to replace. Police released the report this week.

    East Hampton

    A 15-foot Norway spruce was chopped down and stolen from the front yard of a Huckleberry Lane condominium in early December. Mark Cassella told police on Dec. 18 that it would cost $600 to replace the tree.

    East Hampton Village

  • Teen Music Month

           Tomorrow night will mark the beginning of Monster Music Month at the Amagansett Library, a series of free concerts and musical events for teens co-sponsored by Crossroads Music.

  •        Robert Aldridge Landrum, a former East End resident who worked as an advertising sales representative for The East Hampton Star and The Independent, died on Dec. 11, at Indiana University Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He had been ill for some time, his sister Gail Victoria Landrum, Ph.D., of Atlantic Beach, Fla., said.

  •       Mona Mulholland, 91, who retired 30 years ago to a cottage she and her husband owned on Neck Path in Springs, died at home on Sunday.

           “They retired out there because it reminded them of Ireland,” said her son Michael Mulholland of Dix Hills.

           Born in Leitrim, Ireland, on March 3, 1922, Mrs. Mulholland immigrated to the United States after World War II and settled first in the Bronx, and later Yonkers, with her husband, the late Michael Mulholland.

  •       Sheila L. Rudansky, a longtime resident of Springs, died at home on Oct. 31 of complications of Parkinson’s disease. She was 85.

           “A loving and devoted working mother, Sheila was kind, loyal, fair, and extremely gentle, along with having a great sense of humor,” her family said. She “loved beautiful things in life, but more than anything, she loved her family.”

  •        Peter Paul Lester, an East Hampton native who had moved to Florida eight years ago after retiring, died at home in Wesley Chapel there on Nov. 17, the day before his 66th birthday, of a heart attack.

           According to his daughter, Ashley Lester of East Hampton, Mr. Lester had run his own landscaping business and prior to that had owned Tucker’s Garage in Amagansett.

  •        Louise Alice Hansen, who appreciated good books and visited libraries all over the East End to find them, died at home in Springs on Monday. She was 95, and her health had been in decline.

           Mrs. Hansen, who had a degree in finance from Hunter College, worked for the Chubb Insurance Company in bonds and claims for 42 years, at first in New York City and later in Short Hills, N.J. She and her husband, George Hansen, moved here 30 years ago after they retired. Mr. Hansen died in 1991.

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