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  • “Our Hospitality,” a 1923 film starring Buster Keaton, will be screened at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church on Saturday at 7 p.m., with live accompaniment by Bernie Anderson on the church’s organ. The program has been rescheduled from an earlier date.

  • ZIMA! — a whimsical, theatrical treasure hunt performed by Kate Mueth and the Neo-Political Cowgirls in partnership with the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation — will take place Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. in Montauk.

  • Joseph Vecsey will bring his humor as well as that of three other up-and-coming comedians to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 8 p.m.

    Mr. Vecsey’s guests will include Corinne Fisher, a stand-up comic, writer, and actor whose one-woman show, “I Stalk You,” had a run at the Peoples Improv Theater in New York. She is also the co-creator, with Krystyna Hutchinson, of the highly ranked “Guys We Fucked: The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast.”



    Two Amagansett men had a late-night altercation at Indian Wells Tavern earlier this month. Both men, Daniel Tooker and Keith Kevan, declined to press charges over the Feb. 8 incident. Mr. Tooker said he just wanted to be left alone.

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    Laura Michele Mastandrea and Paul Jason Novack, both of Sag Harbor, were married on Oct. 4 at the Oceanside Beach Resort in Montauk. Southampton Town Justice Edward Burke Sr. officiated. A reception followed the ceremony under a tent.

    The wedding took place on the 50th anniversary of the bride’s parents, Vincent and Rosemary Mastandrea of East Meadow. The groom’s mother, Jeannette Novack of Montauk, and the bride’s grandmother, Irene Ambrosino of Rockville Centre, helped them all to celebrate.


    The East Hampton Star learned this week of the death on June 10 of Emmy Langer Schaeffer, who summered in East Hampton and Amagansett for over half a century and became a full-time resident of East Hampton in 1993. She had overcome Parkinson’s disease, melanoma, and a severe stroke in her final years, dying in her sleep at home in Santa Fe, N.M. She was 95.


    Antoinette S. Barsdis, a retired custodian with the Sag Harbor School District, died on Friday at Southampton Hospital. She was 76. No cause of death was given.


    Marjory Dippel Brown earned a degree as a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City and later received a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She went on to have a fulfilling 30-year career as a psychiatric nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, N.Y., her family said.

    Ms. Brown, who was born and raised in Sag Harbor and graduated from Pierson High School, died on Feb. 9 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium, Md. She was 75. No cause of death was provided.

    210 Bluff Road L.L.C. to Farrell Holding Co.,, 210 Bluff Road, .74 acre (vacant), Dec. 5, $3,525,000.

    A. and B. Milano to Max Lucy Group L.L.C., 5 Arthur Avenue, .51 acre, Dec. 1, $795,000.

    C. Collet to JL Masonry and Construction, 3 2nd Avenue, .51 acre (vacant), Dec. 22, $360,000.
    R. Hombach to S. Blader and R. Swanson, 7 Founders Lane, .21 acre, Dec. 22, $795,000.
    R. and A. Black to C. and S. Bricker, 15 Grassy Hollow Drive, 2.4 acres, Dec. 18, $1,600,000.

  • Elite Meet

    Erik Engstrom, East Hampton’s first county indoor champion (in the 1,600) since Andrew Forrester won a small schools championship in the 300-meter race in 2004, won the Long Island Elite Meet’s 3,200 race at St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington this past weekend in a personal-record time of 9 minutes and 50.9 seconds, bettering his previous best by 7 seconds.

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  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.

  • A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Tuesday morning at 6, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are warning residents that travel could be hazardous due to snow and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities. 

  • The Artists Alliance of East Hampton announced Friday that its members exhibit this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs has been canceled due to the weather forecast. The Winter 2015 show has been moved to March 7 and 8. The alliance said on its Facebook page that it would make more announcements as the new date approaches.

  • The start time for the East Hampton High School boys basketball game Thursday afternoon at Bayport-Blue Point, where they need a win for a share of the League VI title, has been switched from 4:3o to 4 p.m.

    The Bonackers will look for their 10th straight win when they take on the Phantoms. East Hampton defeated Elwood-John Glenn at home Wednesday night, 84 to 49. They shot 66 percent from the 3-point line and 70 percent from the floor, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor.

  • Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, scored his 1,000th point as a Killer Bee in a home game against Stony Brook Tuesday night.

    Lamison, a junior who has been a Killer Bee since the eighth grade, is a strong inside player, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor. Lamison needed only 4 points to reach the milestone basket in the second quarter Tuesday night at the Hive. 

    Game action was stopped so he could savor the moment. His parents joined him on the court for pictures. 

  • The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt canceled its full "snow moon" hike Tuesday night, opting instead for a full "worm moon" hike next month. The deep snow and ice made it too dangerous to trek out into the Vineyard Field trail for the moonlit walk. Co-sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, the leisurely paced hike is now slated for March 5 at 7:30 p.m.