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  •     An obituary in last week’s paper for William W. Talmage, who died on Nov. 13, gave the street address but not the mailing address for one organization to which his family has suggested memorial contributions. The mailing address for American Legion Post 419 is P.O. Box 1343, East Hampton 11937. His family also suggested donations to the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, 40 West 20th Street, New York City 10011-4211.
     

  • Christmas Shop
        C. Whitmore Gardens of Amagansett has launched its Christmas shop, which is stocked with such holiday items as Fraser fir Christmas trees, a mixed variety of wreaths, garlands, and poinsettias, ornaments including selections from the Jim Marvin Collection (decorator of the White House Christmas tree), fresh floral arrangements and centerpieces, and other decor including glittering decorative branches, flameless and traditional candles, and home fragrances. 

  • AMAGANSETT
    Mandel, B to G. and B. Medlin, 737 Old Stone Highway, 1.8 acres, May 4, $1,725,000.
    P. and W. Turgeon to J.C.T. Group L.L.C., 44 Miankoma Lane, .5 acre, Oct. 4, $1,450,000.
    Ashawagh Cottage L.L.C. to R. Oliver, 276 Bluff Road, .51 acre, Oct. 15, $5,250,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    H. and R. Matheson to C. Saar, 51 Miller Lane East, .12 acre, Oct. 3, $565,000.
    S. Fletcher to Garcia-Lugo and Hunault, 22 Edwards Avenue, Oct. 12, $670,000.
    R. and H. Cooper to C. Brennan, 2 Livery Lane, .81 acre, Oct. 5, $2,725,000.

  • Boys Soccer
        Rich King, coach of the county-champion East Hampton High School boys soccer team, said this week that J.C. Barrientos and Donte Donegal had been named to the all-county team, and that Barrientos, a senior, was the most valuable player in League VI.
        Moreover, Denis Espana and Nick West were named to the all-conference team, and Nick Tulp and Alex Serna made all-league. Christian Calle was named to the all-county academic team.

  • Friday, November 30
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Pierson at Hampton Bays, scrimmage, 4 p.m., and Eastport-South Manor at East Hampton, nonleague, 6.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Westhampton Beach, nonleague, 5:45 p.m.

  • Cather’s Life and Loves
        “Call Me William: The Lives and Loves of Willa Cather” will be presented at the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
        Prudence Wright Holmes is both writer and performer of this one-woman play about Cather, who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Her books include “My Antonia” and “Death Comes for the Archbishop.”

  • East Hampton

        Effrain Valderrama of Three Mile Harbor Road went to the city last Saturday afternoon to attend a party, only to return home the next morning and discover that his Apple MacBook Pro, valued at $1,900, had been stolen. A downstairs neighbor reported hearing someone on the stairs at about 4:30 in the morning. The thief left several other expensive electronic items untouched. Mr. Valderrama told police he’d posted on his Facebook page a note that he would be out of town that day.

  •    Angelina and the Mayflower

        Katharine Holabird will read her book “Angelina Ballerina” tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Children’s Museum of the East End. Mayfield Myers, a ballerina from the Hamptons Ballet Theatre School, will accompany her. The cost is $10, which includes museum admission. Members get in free.

  •     Isabel Theresa Winsch, who worked for the Suffolk County police for 35 years and before that, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, while raising seven children, died at home in East Hampton on Sunday. She was 87.
        Ms. Winsch became a clerk at the F.B.I.’s field office in New York City, where she met her future husband, Lawrence A. Winsch, who was a photographer and bureau agent. The couple married on Jan. 25, 1947. Mr. Winsch died in 1994.

  •     William W. Talmage, who served under Gen. George Patton in the Third Army during World War II and lived in East Hampton for most of his life, died on Nov. 13 at Brookhaven Hospital in Patchogue. He was 89.

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  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.

  • A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Tuesday morning at 6, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are warning residents that travel could be hazardous due to snow and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities. 

  • The Artists Alliance of East Hampton announced Friday that its members exhibit this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs has been canceled due to the weather forecast. The Winter 2015 show has been moved to March 7 and 8. The alliance said on its Facebook page that it would make more announcements as the new date approaches.

  • The start time for the East Hampton High School boys basketball game Thursday afternoon at Bayport-Blue Point, where they need a win for a share of the League VI title, has been switched from 4:3o to 4 p.m.

    The Bonackers will look for their 10th straight win when they take on the Phantoms. East Hampton defeated Elwood-John Glenn at home Wednesday night, 84 to 49. They shot 66 percent from the 3-point line and 70 percent from the floor, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor.