Daily Grind

The second annual ArtXchange celebration of cultural diversity takes place at the East Hampton museum on Sunday afternoon.
Beginning Thursday evening, full overnight closures will begin on the expressway, Interstate 495, at the Old Nicolls Road bridge (Exit 58) in the Town of Islip. The closures, for bridge maintenance, are expected to last several weeks.
To think of the Bridgehampton Lions Club’s Carving Contest as a mere jack-o-lantern challenge would be to vastly underestimate the talent on display at the annual event.
The Darlene Lycke Scholarship Fund is selling raffle tickets for a New York Giants-Philadelphia Eagles football game on Sunday, Dec. 17. The lucky winner will win four tickets to the game with parking at MetLife Stadium.
Visiting hours will be held at the Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport, where he grew up, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
This year, in addition to the usual Halloween fun to be had there on Tuesday, one local real estate broker is taking the opportunity to showcase two of her listings in a community-spirited way.
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.
"Medicines in the home are a leading cause of accidental poisoning," the East Hampton Town Police Department cautions in a flier promoting a drug take-back day on Saturday at Town Hall.
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