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Week in Review: East Hampton Reacts to Newtown Shooting

Also: Police lieutenant retiring from village police force after three decades.

We know many of you were busy this week with holiday shopping, so here is a round-up of headlines you may have missed this week. You may also find some help with your last minute shopping in the 'Holiday' category below. 

Following the Newtown school shooting

  • East Hampton Honors Newtown Shooting Victims
  • East Hampton Locals Mixed on NRA Call For Armed Guards in Schools
  • PHOTOS: Newtown Memorial Goes Up in Bridgehampton
  • Fire Departments Opt To Not Sound Alarms for Newtown Victims Friday
  • Memorial for Newtown Shooting Victims Forms in East Hampton
  • Springs Will Give Parents 'Talking Points' Regarding School Shooting Monday

Arts

Actor Anxiously Awaits Immigration Hearing: Arrested on his way to East Hampton for the film festival in October, Praq Rado says he is fearful he will have to return to Albania.

Government

: Superstorm Sandy left fishermen "financially crippled," assemblyman says.

Thomas Moran Restoration Among 2 Dozen in Area to Get State Funding: East End Tourism Alliance will also receive $335,000 through the New York State Regional Economic Development Council.

County Gives Domestic Violence Victims Resource To Call 911: Legislator Jay Schneiderman sponsored a bill that allowed county to transfer phones over to The Retreat.

Holiday

  • Local Shopkeepers: Our Best-Selling Gifts
  • Will the Hamptons See a White Christmas?
  • 10 Gifts You May Not Have Considered

Obituaries

: A service was held in Montauk on Friday.

Police & Fire

 John Judge would have turned 62 on Saturday; the driver still remains at large two months after Amagansett accident.

: Richard Schneider rose through the ranks of the village police department, starting out as a traffic control officer in 1977.

: Gurney's general manager says employees are on their way home from the hospital Wednesday evening.

Neighborhood Files

'Ugly Christmas Sweater Party' Becomes Tradition: 'Ugly Christmas Sweater' party will also be a canned food drive for Sandy victims.

Springs Man Wins Boat at Holiday Party: The East End Classic Boat Society held its annual holiday party on Saturday.

Real Estate

Della Femina Sells House Before Fiscal Cliff Fall: "The Independent" newspaper owner sells his East Hampton house for $25 million, and is still blaming President Obama.

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