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  • Southampton Town police are investigating what caused a two-vehicle accident near Incarnation Lutheran Church on Friday afternoon.
  • Two Latino graduates of South Fork schools — one at law school, the other taking a gap semester — are lending a hand to Organizacion Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island, the group announced this week.
  • Police received a noise complaint on David’s Lane on Feb. 5 at about 12:15 p.m. An officer spoke to a contractor at a neighboring house who said he was breaking up concrete. The officer went back to the woman who had complained, and she said she would contact the village because she “did not approve of the changing landscape.”
  • What’s a working parent to do when school is out but work isn’t? Here's a handful of half-day and full-day options offered next week to help make the school holiday a fun one.
  • Christopher Stuart Taylor, a boat builder who most recently worked at Three Mile Harbor Marina in East Hampton, died of a heart attack on Feb. 1 at Southampton Hospital. He was 46.
  • Madeline Boddy, a bookkeeper and office manager at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk for many years, died on Jan. 22 at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown. She was 87, and had been in good health until just a few weeks before her death.
  • Lyndon Wood English, a computer programmer in the early days of the science, died of Alzheimer’s disease at his San Diego home on Feb. 5. Raised in East Hampton Village, he was 73 and had been ill for several years.
  • There are plenty of practical reasons for issuing driver’s licenses to noncitizens, but one of the most important is mostly overlooked: vision tests.
  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
  • On the heels of its first-ever League II championship, the East Hampton boys swimming team took second place out of 28 schools at the county championship meet at Suffolk Community College in Brentwood on Saturday.

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  • The annual corned beef and cabbage dinner will be held at the Point bar and grill on March 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Montaukers who tuned in to the Super Bowl on Sunday may have seen a familiar face in one of the commercials. Francisco Estrella, a second grader at the Montauk School, was featured in a CBS Network 2019 TV commercial, “Dream Big, Kid,” shown at halftime during Super Bowl LIII.

    Francisco is the son of Cynthia Neat and Francisco Estrella of North Shore Road. He’s working with Nouveaux Talent Management, a company that represents children and young adults, in Manhattan. At the audition for the commercial 98 children tried out, and, according to his mother, CBS wanted only him, despite the fact that he had no acting experience. The commercial can be seen on YouTube, by searching “CBS Sports Dream Big Super Bowl LIII.” 

  • On Saturday and Sunday at noon, a Montauk State Park naturalist will lead a three-mile hike to see seals and shorebirds.
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation will be taught in a series of sessions beginning on Monday at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter on Gingerbread Lane.
  • Stories From Suffolk, a policy conversation among leading experts in the field on substance use and opioids, will take place at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons next Thursday to assess the next steps that should be taken to combat the epidemic.
  • A weekend-long relationship workshop for single people ages 25 to 40 will be held at the Cormaria Retreat House in Sag Harbor Village starting on Friday.
  • Change your mind-set, change your life: That is the message on Wednesday at the Spur in Southampton, where Theresa Roden, the founder and executive director of the I-Tri empowerment program for girls, and Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, an author, New School professor, and IntenSati fitness program leader, will lead an interactive workshop using mind, body, and spirit to achieve goals. Participants will be shown practices like visualization and affirmations to make life changes. 

    The workshop is meant for those ages 13 and up. Comfortable clothes have been suggested. The free workshop will be held at the Spur’s temporary space at 280 Elm Street from 6 to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
     

  • A gray seal pup was found in a driveway on Egypt Lane in East Hampton Village on Sunday morning around 6:40 a.m.
  • With temperatures having plummeted on Long Island, the Suffolk Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is reminding pet owners that cold weather can be dangerous for animals, too. 

    On the East End, temperatures are in the single digits and low teens Monday and winds are blustery with dangerously cold wind chills. The National Weather Service reported wind chill readings as low as -14 degrees. 

    There is even concern for horses in such frigid temperatures. At Stony Hill Stables in Amagansett, lessons were canceled on Monday. "The horses, cats and humans are going to stay in the barn," the stable posted on its social media accounts.

  • The stores were packed on Thursday when the sale began, with bargain shoppers sifting through the racks.