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  • Local Sports Notes
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  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures. Data provided by Suffolk Research Service of Southampton.
  • Tuesday is Election Day, and voters on the South Fork have several important decisions to make.
  • Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, who would like to step up as East Hampton Town supervisor, is the deputy town supervisor.
  • Paul Giardina is a nuclear engineer by training and was with the Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Office of Indoor Air and Radiation in New York City before his retirement in 2016.
  • A member of the Independence Party, Gerard Larsen is on the Republican and Conservative Party tickets. Mr. Larsen, who is known as Jerry, recently retired from the East Hampton Village Police Department, where he was chief for 13 years.
  • Bradley Stanley Marmon, the longtime owner of White’s Pharmacy, one of East Hampton’s oldest businesses, died on Sunday morning, some two weeks before he would have celebrated his 92nd birthday.
  • Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
  • For a first-term East Hampton Town Board member, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez has had a full plate.

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  • Kilkare, the iconic Georgica Association house that was owned by the late Michael Kennedy, is among the houses on the tour.
  • With the holiday rush comes an increased need for blood, and several blood drives have been scheduled over the coming weeks. 

    The first is at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett, on the corner of Montauk Highway and Abraham’s Path, on Monday from noon to 7:15 p.m. It is sponsored by the New York Blood Center.

    On Dec. 13, the Bridgehampton Fire Department will host one at its firehouse from 2 to 8 p.m. 

    Then, just before Christmas, on Dec. 20, Pierson High School in Sag Harbor will host a drive in its gym. Donors can give blood between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Southampton High School has one scheduled for Dec. 22 from 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. 

  • On a day trip spearheaded by East Hampton Girl Scout Troop 1768, high school students traveled to Bay Shore to help build a Habitat for Humanity house on Nov. 4.
  • The Montauk Lighthouse Committee is gearing up for the return of the big holiday lighting of the Light on Nov. 25 at 4 p.m., after a one-year hiatus.

    The lighting this year will be dedicated to the late Betsy White, a Montauk Historical Society president for 20 years who was a charter member of the Montauk Lighthouse Committee when it took over stewardship of the Light. Ms. White was the society's vice president at the time of her death in October of last year.

  • To commemorate Veterans Day and honor the many local veterans for their service, communities across the South Fork have organized parades and ceremonies for Saturday morning.
  • Donations for the East Hampton and Springs food pantries will be accepted Saturday at the East Hampton Middle School on Newtown Lane between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • An evening of live music, food, and a 50-50 raffle on Thursday from 6 to 9 at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will raise money for two South Fork natives who lost their homes, cars, and jobs when Hurricane Irma devastated St. John in the United States Virgin Islands.
  • East Hampton Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver and pack hot food for homebound residents. Substitute packers and drivers are also needed for when regular volunteers are not available.
  • “A Rover’s Eye View of the Ancient Surface of Mars” is the title of a free lecture to be given by Joel Hurowitz, a deputy principal investigator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Mars 2020 mission, Thursday at Guild Hall.
  • 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.