Ronald J. Humphreys, a retired East Hampton Village Police officer who was president of its Police Benevolent Association for years, died of renal failure on June 28 at Southampton Hospital. He was 71. Known as “Big Ron,” he was “always on top of the world,” his family said.
A road-rage incident on the afternoon of June 30 will end up costing the reported victim about $200. Michael McHugh told police he was driving west on Amagansett Main Street near Indian Wells Highway when a motorcycle stopped suddenly in front of him. When he tried to pass it, the driver deliberately damaged his side mirror, then sped off.
E. Kelly to J. and M. DeRose, 24 Fox Hunt Lane, .5 acre, April 29, $900,000.
M. and J. Margulies to Beach Inn L.L.C., 171 Windmill Lane, 1.06 acres, April 3, $2,785,000.
J. and J. Claflin II to P. Devlin and E. Raabe, 30 Grove Street, .23 acre, May 6, $560,000.
B. and N. Graboski to Galibier L.L.C., 457 Mitchell Lane, 1.5 acres, May 6, $3,000,000.
J. and S. Kelly to T. and D. Strazzini, 200 Ocean Road, .53 acre, May 9, $2,125,000.
Denison Yacht Sales has announced that the Montauk Yacht Club will be the site of its newest office. Joe Laundrie, a Denison yacht broker and Long Island native, will head the Montauk branch, which will specialize in selling large motor yachts and sportfishing yachts.
The Montauk Yacht Club has a 232-slip “mega yacht” marina that can accommodate vessels of up to 225 feet in length with a 12-foot maximum draft.
July 6, 1989
Paul Annacone said this week that when his career winds down he’d like to help Scott Rubenstein, whose Health Hampton Club project is being weighed by the East Hampton Town Planning Board, set up programs for local youngsters.
“If we have a facility like this some day,” he said, “kids here will have something positive to do rather than hang around, and, hopefully, a youngster who wants to pursue an athletic dream, as I did, won’t have to be uprooted from friends and family.”
Thursday, July 10
SWIMMING, Swim Across America fund-raiser for Team Jeff, Haute Hippie, 20 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 5-7 p.m.
WOMEN’S SLOW-PITCH, Provisions vs. Bono Plumbing, 6:45 p.m., and P.B.A. vs. Groundworks, 8, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.
Saturday, July 12
SWIMMING, Swim Across America open water swim, Fresh Pond, Amagansett, 7 a.m.
COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League all-star game, Cochran Park, Peconic, 7 p.m.
Jack Wilkins, a renowned jazz guitarist, will perform in concert at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 5 p.m. A fixture on the international jazz scene since the early 1970s, Mr. Wilkins has collaborated with Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan, Bob Brookmeyer, and Buddy Rich, among others.
He has recorded many albums, played numerous international festivals, and was awarded a National Education Association grant in recognition of his contribution to the guitar. Mr. Wilkins teaches at the New School, the Manhattan School of Music, N.Y.U., and Long Island University.
The Comedy Club at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present Bobby Collins on Monday at 8 p.m. Mr. Collins, who sold out his Bay Street show last year, has hosted VH-1’s “Stand Up Spotlight,” toured with Cher, Julio Iglesias, Dolly Parton, and Tony Bennett, and released six comedy CDs.
“Clever Little Lies,” a 2013 comedy by the Tony Award-winning playwright Joe DiPietro that premiered last fall at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, N.J., will open at Guild Hall on Wednesday and run through Aug. 3. The original cast — Marlo Thomas, Greg Mullavey, Jim Stanek, and Kate Wetherhead — will appear in the production, which will be directed by David Saint, artistic director of George Street Playhouse.
Saturday's weather means you may have to change your day's plans.
The Clamshell Foundation's annual Sandcastle Contest at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett was canceled for the first time in its 23-year history, according to the announcement posted on the foundation's Facebook page Saturday morning. No rain date was set, so sandcastle builders will have to wait until next year. T-shirts designed by Peter Spacek are still for sale, though. Visit the Clamshell Foundation's website for more information.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.
Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be tempo