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  • An obituary in last week’s paper for Robert W. Mott, who was known as Buzzy, failed to include some of his survivors. In addition to his father, Harry L. Mott of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., his children, Christopher Mott of Venice, Fla., and Shelly Mott Fisher of Sarasota, Fla., and four grandchildren, Mr. Mott is also survived by his sister, June Bubka, and her husband, Tom Bubka, of East Hampton, who took charge of his care for 30 years following a traumatic brain injury in 1985, and their daughter, Jennifer Bubka of Brooklyn.

  • AMAGANSETT
    C. Fisher and R. Irwin to Napeague Beach House, 87 Maidstone Drive, .14 acre, Sept. 25, $2,075,000.
    M. Keating to 39 Indian Wells L.L.C., 39 Indian Wells Highway, 1.08 acres, Oct. 15, $3,600,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    J. and C. Swanson to S. Yi and H. Schwarz, 36 East Woods Path, 2.69 acres, Oct. 31, $2,795,000.
    M. Warren and B. Benenson to 411 Mitchell Lane L.L.C., 411 Mitchell Lane, 1.5 acres, Oct. 17, $3,850,000.
    W. Silano (by adminsitrator) to Three Kidd Holding, 184 Lumber Lane, 1.2 acres, Oct. 16, $1,510,000.

  • AMAGANSETT
    C. Fisher and R. Irwin to Napeague Beach House, 87 Maidstone Drive, .14 acre, Sept. 25, $2,075,000.
    M. Keating to 39 Indian Wells L.L.C., 39 Indian Wells Highway, 1.08 acres, Oct. 15, $3,600,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    J. and C. Swanson to S. Yi and H. Schwarz, 36 East Woods Path, 2.69 acres, Oct. 31, $2,795,000.
    M. Warren and B. Benenson to 411 Mitchell Lane L.L.C., 411 Mitchell Lane, 1.5 acres, Oct. 17, $3,850,000.
    W. Silano (by adminsitrator) to Three Kidd Holding, 184 Lumber Lane, 1.2 acres, Oct. 16, $1,510,000.

  • East Hampton High’s boys swimming team faced some big-school (League 1) competition last week at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, and while Craig Brierley, the boys coach, couldn’t report entirely positive results against Sachem East and Smithtown, a number of the Bonackers’ times qualified them for the county meet on Feb. 28 at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, “which is the goal meet of the team,” he said.

  • Saturday, December 27
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Pierson at Shoreham-Wading River, nonleague, 12:30 p.m., and Anthony Parlato memorial tournament, first round, Greenport vs. Bridgehampton, Center Moriches High School, 5 p.m.

    Monday, December 29
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Coaches vs. Cancer tournament, first round, Bayport-Blue Point vs. Pierson, Hampton Bays High School, 11 a.m.

    Wednesday, December 31

  • On Friday, Jan. 2, at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will offer a guided writing workshop inspired by the works of Alan Shields now on view in the exhibition “Alan Shields: In Motion.” Participants may create short pieces in any form, including stories, poetry, and descriptive writing. The format will be similar to a life drawing class, but with words as the medium.

    The cost is $10, free for members, students, and children.

  • Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center will hold open auditions for “A Chorus Line” on Jan. 3 and 4, beginning promptly at 5 p.m. both days. Rehearsals will begin immediately following the auditions, and the musical will run from Feb. 26 through March 21. Michael Disher, director of Center Stage, will direct the production. Amanda Borsack Jones will be musical director.

  • The popular series “Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas” will return to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Friday, Jan. 2, at 8 p.m. and continue on Friday evenings throughout January and March. Each concert will feature a special musical guest, with Chad Smith, the drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, scheduled for the Jan. 2 show.

  • Yaniris F. Vargas and Isaac A. Lopez were married on Saturday at 4 p.m. on Oakview Highway in East Hampton. East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky officiated.

    Mr. Lopez, an East Hampton firefighter, is the son of the late Genara and Alcides Lopez. He has two children, Charlene Lopez of Puerto Rico and Isaac S. Lopez of Seattle, both of whom were at the ceremony Saturday. He studied custom engineering and works in maintenance at the East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center.

  • Thursday, December 18
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Sayville, nonleague, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, December 19
    BOYS SWIMMING, Smithtown vs. East Hampton, nonleague, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 5 p.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Dalton School at East Hampton, nonleague, 6 p.m., and Pierson at Smithtown Christian, 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, December 20
    BOYS BASKETBALL, East Rockaway at Bridgehampton, nonleague, 2 p.m.

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  • During the blizzard, East Hampton Town and Village officials are standing by to help, and here's a list of important phone numbers to keep handy. As you prepare for the storm, why not print this out?

    Emergency Numbers:

    The joint town and village Emergency Operations Center, which will field calls about storm-related issues, has two numbers, one for village residents and one for town residents. Village residents should call 631-907-9796, and town residents should call 631-907-9743. Emergency line remains 911. 

  • As the South Fork braces for the blizzard on Monday, we are beginning to learn of school cancellations and business closures. We will keep a running list below, but we'll need your help. Please email us announcements and information to TKV@ehstar.com to announce a meeting that has been canceled or to let your customers know you are closing early.

  • On Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday will be celebrated, and there are several observations planned on the South Fork this weekend and on Monday.

    Jack Hill, the dean of world languages and literature at the Ross School, will discuss the work of  Dr. King at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 5 p.m. "The Legacy of Dr. King and Why King Still Matters" will cover his historical significance, his 1963 "Letter From Birmingham Jail," and the continuing importance of a nonviolent fight against injustice. 

  • The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, which has raised money for breast cancer research and education for two decades now, recently donated $295,000 to fund technology and patient support services for Southampton Hospital's Ellen Hermanson Breast Center.

  • As you're cleaning house after the holidays, not everything needs to be chucked.

    The East Hampton Library will take those holiday greeting cards that arrived via the postal service. Foldable cards will be used for a craft project on Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m., when teenagers will make little boxes out of them, according Lisa Houston, a librarian. 

  • Hailing the Solstice
    All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.

    A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.

  • "Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.

  • A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.

    In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

  • There's one more chance before the holiday season to give the gift of a blood donation.

  • The East Hampton Historical Society has decked its halls, well, its lovingly maintained old structures, for two events this weekend.