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  • East Hampton

    The men’s room by the cafeteria at East Hampton High School on Long Lane was the target of a vandal last Thursday. Adam Fine, the school’s principal, told police that at about noon someone slammed “a blunt instrument” at the toilet in the handicapped-access stall, damaging its right side.

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  • “The Snowflake Man”

    After a week with no school, families needing some out-of-the-house entertainment might head over to the Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor on Saturday, where Puppetkabob will present “The Snowflake Man” at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Inspired by the true story of the man who first photographed a snow crystal, the show uses Czech-style marionettes to share this fascinating American tale. Tickets cost $12, $10 for grandparents and theater members, and $8 for siblings or additional children in the same group.

  • Maria Suzanne Dayton and Nicholas Richard Nemecek of Washington, D.C., were married on Sept. 21 at East Hampton Point. Barbara Hansen officiated the ceremony, and a reception followed at the restaurant.

    The bride, whose parents are Jonathan and Suzanne Dayton of East Hampton, is a marketing coordinator and in international sales at EDVOTEK. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Mary Washington College, where she graduated in 2004, and earned a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007. She graduated from East Hampton High School in 2000.

  • Robert T. Snyder, a labor lawyer and former judge with the National Labor Relations Board, died in his sleep at his Sag Harbor house on Dec. 10, after returning from a rehearsal for the annual holiday concert of the Sag Harbor Community Band, with which he played clarinet.  He was 84 and had not been ill.

    Mr. Snyder, who also lived in New York City and spent the month of January in Sanibel, Fla., “was passionate about his music, and passionate about the law,” his wife of 16 years, Elaine Congress, said.

  • An obituary in last week’s paper for Robert W. Mott, who was known as Buzzy, failed to include some of his survivors. In addition to his father, Harry L. Mott of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., his children, Christopher Mott of Venice, Fla., and Shelly Mott Fisher of Sarasota, Fla., and four grandchildren, Mr. Mott is also survived by his sister, June Bubka, and her husband, Tom Bubka, of East Hampton, who took charge of his care for 30 years following a traumatic brain injury in 1985, and their daughter, Jennifer Bubka of Brooklyn.

  • AMAGANSETT
    C. Fisher and R. Irwin to Napeague Beach House, 87 Maidstone Drive, .14 acre, Sept. 25, $2,075,000.
    M. Keating to 39 Indian Wells L.L.C., 39 Indian Wells Highway, 1.08 acres, Oct. 15, $3,600,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    J. and C. Swanson to S. Yi and H. Schwarz, 36 East Woods Path, 2.69 acres, Oct. 31, $2,795,000.
    M. Warren and B. Benenson to 411 Mitchell Lane L.L.C., 411 Mitchell Lane, 1.5 acres, Oct. 17, $3,850,000.
    W. Silano (by adminsitrator) to Three Kidd Holding, 184 Lumber Lane, 1.2 acres, Oct. 16, $1,510,000.

  • AMAGANSETT
    C. Fisher and R. Irwin to Napeague Beach House, 87 Maidstone Drive, .14 acre, Sept. 25, $2,075,000.
    M. Keating to 39 Indian Wells L.L.C., 39 Indian Wells Highway, 1.08 acres, Oct. 15, $3,600,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    J. and C. Swanson to S. Yi and H. Schwarz, 36 East Woods Path, 2.69 acres, Oct. 31, $2,795,000.
    M. Warren and B. Benenson to 411 Mitchell Lane L.L.C., 411 Mitchell Lane, 1.5 acres, Oct. 17, $3,850,000.
    W. Silano (by adminsitrator) to Three Kidd Holding, 184 Lumber Lane, 1.2 acres, Oct. 16, $1,510,000.

  • East Hampton High’s boys swimming team faced some big-school (League 1) competition last week at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, and while Craig Brierley, the boys coach, couldn’t report entirely positive results against Sachem East and Smithtown, a number of the Bonackers’ times qualified them for the county meet in February at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, “which is the goal meet of the team,” he said.

  • Saturday, December 27
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Pierson at Shoreham-Wading River, nonleague, 12:30 p.m., and Anthony Parlato memorial tournament, first round, Greenport vs. Bridgehampton, Center Moriches High School, 5 p.m.

    Monday, December 29
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Coaches vs. Cancer tournament, first round, Bayport-Blue Point vs. Pierson, Hampton Bays High School, 11 a.m.

    Wednesday, December 31

  • On Friday, Jan. 2, at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will offer a guided writing workshop inspired by the works of Alan Shields now on view in the exhibition “Alan Shields: In Motion.” Participants may create short pieces in any form, including stories, poetry, and descriptive writing. The format will be similar to a life drawing class, but with words as the medium.

    The cost is $10, free for members, students, and children.

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  • 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.

  • The inclement weather and icy roads forecasted for Tuesday morning has caused some rescheduling at Town Hall.