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  • It is generally said the reason for a perennial labor shortage on the South Fork is that housing is too expensive for people who want to work here.
  • It’s the little things that count, and that is especially true in controlling pollution in our homes and environment.
  • The Spur and the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce will hold a job fair for local employers looking for summer staff from noon to 5 p.m. on April 13 and 14 at the Spur East at 44 Three Mile Harbor Road, and at its sister location in Southampton.
  • Eddie Diaz, 31, was walking a friend’s dog on Pantigo Road last Thursday at 2 a.m. when he tied it to a tree. He then left the area and could not remember where he had tied the dog up. An officer found it in front of 61 Pantigo Road and reunited it with its owner.
  • Ballet from the Bolshoi, '80s rock, concert for the Retreat, "outlaw" country , award-winning films, and more
  • A Suffolk County bus driver called police because she believed a man had followed her in a Jeep while she made routine stops between the East Hampton Village train station and Montauk on March 10 and again on March 17.
  • The Ellen Hermanson Foundation’s In the Pink community fund-raiser in Southampton on Saturday will include food by more than a dozen chefs, music by the HooDoo Loungers, and live and silent auctions to benefit the breast center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
  • Ms. Rogé, who was 66, died in her sleep at home in Montauk on Friday. The cause of death was undetermined, pending results of an autopsy.

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  • Those prescription and nonprescription medications that are cluttering up your cabinet will have a place to go on Saturday, when Police Departments in both towns on the South Fork host drug take-back days fro 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

    The safe-disposal collection East Hampton Town Hall is for veterinary medicine as well. Needles or other sharp items, liquid medication, and waste from professional services will not be accepted.

    The same items will be accepted at the Southampton Town police substation at Bridgehampton Commons, near the main entrance off Montauk Highway. 

  • As part of a reading initiative at the John M. Marshall Elementary School, the goal was for students to read for one million minutes over the course of the school year.
  • Alzheimer’s disease and dementia will be the focus of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center’s Thinking Forward Lecture Series on Thursday.
  • A new class has been announced at LTV Studios on Industrial Road in Wainscott, iDoc 101, all about making documentaries using a smartphone. Part of LTV’s intention is to show people the tools to help the station reach a 1,000-story goal for broadcast.

    Two sessions are offered free of charge. The first begins on Saturday at 10 a.m. and continues on April 27 and May 4. The second starts on Tuesday and continues on April 30 and May 7 at 6 p.m.

    An hour’s tour and introduction to producing at the LTV workshop will next be offered on April 30, also at 6 p.m. Space is limited, and registration has been asked at ellen@ltveh.org.

    The next LTV creative salon will be held on May 3 at 6:45 p.m. 

  • Would you know what to do in the event of an active shooter? Southampton Town Police Lt. Todd Spencer will demonstrate how to protect yourself in a free workshop at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on April 27.
  • Those traveling west this week will have to deal with lane closures on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway.
  • The Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s spring production this weekend at Guild Hall will feature selections from three ballets performed by students ranging in age from 3 to 18.
  • Online scams and how to spot them will be covered at the East Hampton Library on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
  • A benefit party for the Hampton Lifeguard Association will be held on Saturday at Harbor Bistro at 313 Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton from 7 to 11 p.m. It will feature music by Josh Brussell, a cash bar, food, and auctions with travel packages, gift baskets, restaurant gift certificates, spa treatments, and more. Tickets are $35 per person or $50 a couple and are available from Amy Forst at amy@forstconstruction.com.

    The association supports lifeguard training programs and tournaments, competition, the junior lifeguard program, the volunteer ocean rescue squad, the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton Hurricane Swim Club, and in-school swim programs.

  • Those with questions about recycling can take them to the Hampton Bays Community Center on Monday for a public forum organized by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons. Curious about whether cereal boxes go with corrugated cardboard or paper? Or how co-mingled items are separated and sold?

    “Recycling 101: With or Without a Carter” will go over the recycling process in the Town of Southampton with Christine Fetten, the town’s director of municipal works, who oversees both sustainability and waste management, and Joe Glorioso, a member of the town’s sustainable Southampton green advisory committee.