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  • Kids looking to fill their summer calendars with swimming, sailing, basketball, and more might want to check out the many classes and clinics offered through the East Hampton Town Department of Parks and Recreation starting on June 29.
  • Charles B. Slackman, a prolific illustrator whose work appeared in such publications as Esquire, Show, Forbes, Time, and New York magazine, died on May 29 in New York City of lung cancer, 10 days shy of his 81st birthday.
  • East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, a Democrat, has won the endorsement of the East Hampton Independence Party for a second run.

  • For the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson Jr. the differences between Calvary Baptist Church and his former one, Morning Star Baptist Church in Jamaica, Queens — where he served for nine years — are many.
  • After being without a permanent pastor for nearly two years, Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton officially welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson Jr., with three days of special events culminating with an installation service on Saturday.
  • Nearing the end of a hard winter with little in the budget for luxuries, my husband and I decided to take the family on a day-and-a-half side trip to Disney World while visiting my grandmother in Florida.

    I was leery of it and practically begged my husband to put it out of his mind until another time, and then I caved. Ever budget-conscious, I figured we’d just have to bite the bullet, get out the plastic, and nurse the spending hangover later.

  • The Easter Bunny and all his helpers will be ubiquitous this weekend.
  • The East Hampton School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to fund a full-day prekindergarten program at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center for the 2015-16 school year.
  • More than 50 students, ages 9 to 19, worked with the Tony Award-winning lyricist Jack Feldman, the dancer Tommy Bracco, and actress Nadia Dajani at East Hampton High School on Saturday in the first workshop sponsored by the East End Young Arts Initiative.
  • On Saturday, Will Stoecker, an East Hampton High School junior who plays center on the varsity basketball team, was fresh off a loss the night before in the county Class A semifinals but already looking forward to one of his next endeavors — a film series that the East Hampton Film Society, which he founded, is hosting at Guild Hall this month and next.

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  • Are you an expert gardener? A dance aficionado? A wine connoisseur? A whiz at business solutions? A polo authority? Have you always thought about sharing your expertise in the form of a column of maybe a blog?

  • Suffolk County’s division of vector control is scheduled to be spraying by helicopter over Accabonac Harbor at some point between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Once upon a time, a sort of sea monster weathervane was fixed atop the turret on Thomas and Mary Nimmo Moran’s studio on East Hampton’s Main Street. Now, as the Moran house and studio undergoes a major restoration under the auspices of the Thomas Moran Trust, that small bit of the artists’ mark on East Hampton is once again in place.

  • Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton celebrated the installation of its new pastor, the Rev. Walter S. Thompson, with three days of special events.
  • Anyone noticed that suddenly, this week, the rabbits seem to have returned? Could be they’ve turned up to help the Easter Bunny, who will make several appearances nearby between now and Easter Sunday.

  • Representative Lee Zeldin was among the officials who visited the Project Most after-school program at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton on Feb. 23 to help celebrate the nonprofit’s receipt of a $31,000 grant to open Google Chrome labs at John Marshall and the Springs School.

  • It may be hard to imagine donning anything more fashionable than snow boots and ski pants with this winter’s weather, but Elements Fitness in East Hampton is betting that there’s some pent up demand for the days when function doesn’t have to trump fashion.

  • The East End Disabilities Group will host a mental health conference in Amagansett tonight at 7 as a first step toward identifying unmet mental health needs in East Hampton Town.

    The discussion will focus on "what are we not doing in East Hampton" to help people facing depression and other mental illnesses, said Glenn Hall, the Disability Group's chairman. "This is a community that does not speak up," he said, so his group is trying to speak up for it.

  • A noise analysis report on the East Hampton Airport is to be the subject of a special town board meeting on Thursday at 10 a.m. at East Hampton Village’s Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street.

    Peter Kirsch, an aviation attorney hired by the town, will be on hand to address the interim report and potential next steps for the town. Peter Wadsworth of the town’s airport finances subcommittee will review an analysis of 2014 airplane noise. A public comment period will follow the presentations.

  • Ghosts and goblins, not to mention princesses and Spider-Men, have plenty of places to go in the coming week. With All Hallows’ Eve falling on a Friday this year.