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  •     Gunvor Pedersen, a native of Norway and 37-year Montauk resident who loved to walk the beaches here, collecting beach glass and rocks, died at home on Tuesday of lung cancer. She was 69.

        She came to the United States on a visit and stayed to work at various jobs, including one at a large insurance company in downtown Manhattan, which she loved.

  •     David Bruce Adao, who helped open the first openly gay hotel in Miami Beach when he was in his 20s, died on Aug. 20 from complications related to AIDS. He was 58.

  •     Nils A. Berglund, a poultry expert well known in the East End farming community in part because of his years as an agent with Suffolk’s Cornell Cooperative Extension, died of complications of heart disease at home in Swanton, Vt., on Oct. 22. He was 62.

  • AMAGANSETT
    A. Hede to S. and J. Hirsch, 12 Pond Park Place, 1.68 acres, Aug. 8, $1,650,000.
    R.N. Amagansett (by referee) to F.C.S.B. A Reo N.Y.-Retail, 542 and 548 Montauk Highway, .81 acre, Aug. 16, $1,127,000.
    J. and A. Guilder Trusts to E. and C. Fagan, 41 Gardiner Drive, .23 acre, Aug. 1, $1,390,000.
    I. and M. Gerberg, to D.J. Beach Home L.L.C., 73 Devon Road, .23 acre, June 28, $1,287,500.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    P. and L. Gubitosa to K.P.G. Construction Company, 16 Bridge Hill Lane, 1.13 acres (vacant), Aug. 23, $890,000.

  • Doctor Repeats
        Ryan (The Car Doctor) Pilla repeated recently as the Sports Car Club of America’s national Mazda class champion, and also won the Sport Touring Light class. The races were held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park.

        Pilla and his crew, which included Rod (The Nurse) Davidson, Tyler Pappas (who finished fourth in the S.T.L. class), Jeff Baron, and Peter Hain, brought three Mazdas with them from their shop on Scuttlehole Road in Water Mill.

  • Thursday, October 31
    BOYS SOCCER, county playoffs, first round of Class A bracket, Rocky Point (7) at East Hampton (2), 2 p.m.

    Friday, November 1
    CROSS-COUNTRY, East Hampton boys and girls at county meet, Sunken Meadow State Park, Kings Park, Class B boys race, 1:55 p.m., Class B girls race, 3:20.
    JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL, Southamptom at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    GIRLS SWIMMING, East Hampton at League III championships, Hauppauge High School, 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, November 2

  •      Neo-Political Cowgirls, a dance theater company dedicated to works that explore the female voice, is presenting a dance and choreography workshop titled Be a Cowgirl for a Day, on Nov. 9, from 12 to 4 p.m., at Guild Hall.

        Participants will create, design, and direct a personalized dance theater piece, telling their stories through gesture, movement, and text put to music. Dance experience is not a requirement for the workshop, which costs $40.

  •     The American premiere of “Lost Childhood,” a concert opera based on the award-winning memoir of Dr. Yehuda Nir, will be performed by the National Philharmonic on Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Md.

        Dr. Nir, who has a house in Springs, is a Holocaust survivor whose father was killed by German soldiers in 1941. His memoir details his survival, along with his mother and sister, and their return to Poland in 1945.

  •     Bay Street Theatre’s Literature Live! series will present “The Diary of Anne Frank” from Friday, Nov. 8, through Nov. 26. The play, written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, is an adaptation from the book about eight people hiding from the Nazis during World War II. It won the Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for best play in 1956. The Bay Street production will be directed by Joe Minutillo and is suggested for ages 13 and up. Tickets are $12 for students and $25 for adults, with special pricing for schools and other groups.

  •     The Friends of the Montauk Library movie series begins next Thursday at 7 p.m. with “The Way, Way Back,” a coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy’s summer vacation with his mother and her overbearing boyfriend. Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, and Liam James star in the film, which the Philadelphia Inquirer called “sly, richly modulated, emotionally engaging, and brutally honest.”

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