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  •     Louis Calvin Goldman, a retired advertising executive who lived in East Hampton for 20 years, died in a hospice in his hometown, Naples, Fla., on July 2 of complications from heart and kidney failure. He was 85 years old.

    S. Centeno to A. Panaretto, 111 Montauk Highway, .66 acre, June 14, $1,600,000.

    102Co. N.Y. L.L.C. to R. Rubin and Rubin Trusts, 31 The Bridge, 2.84 acres (vacant), June 10, $625,000.
    W., P., and A. Diefenbach, to 414 Mitchell’s Lane L.L.C., 414 Mitchell’s Lane, 4.62 acres, June 21, $3,900,000.

    S. Cantey (by executor) to D. Coffman, 35 Wooded Oak Lane, .55 acre, June 13, $640,000.

  • New Custom Cabinetry
        Smith River Kitchens, on Newtown Lane in East Hampton, has launched a custom line of cabinetry designed in-house and handcrafted in Lancaster, Pa. The line, called Smith River Collections, is inspired by American Shaker style and historic details and offers features specific to small kitchens and those looking to maximize storage space within a kitchen.

  •     Amos Ryan, a New York Police Department officer who came to East Hampton from Union Island in the Grenadines in the early 1990s and became, under Ed Petrie’s tutelage, a nationally ranked basketball player at Suffolk Community and Southampton Colleges, is to be honored during Saturday’s Max Cure Foundation’s 3-on-3 tournament at the Ross School.

  • Thursday, August 22
    RIDING, cocktail reception and silent auction to benefit CTREE (Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End) based at the Wolffer Estate Stables, Sebonack Golf Club, 405 Sebonack Road, Southampton, 6-9 p.m.

  • Confessions at Canio’s
        Canio’s: the independent gift of a bookstore that keeps on giving. On Saturday, for instance, Joan Cusack Handler, an author of several volumes of poems, will drop by the Sag Harbor shop for a reading from her new book, “Confessions of Joan the Tall,” a lyrical recounting of her Catholic youth in the working-class Bronx of the Eisenhower years. Ms. Handler runs CavanKerry Press in New Jersey and lives part of the year in East Hampton. The reading starts at 5 p.m.

  •     Tonight begins another packed weekend at Guild Hall. A stage reading of “The Whisper,” featuring Matthew Broderick, Jane Krakowski, Pamela Adlon, Jennifer Tilly, and Dayle Reyfel reading Eugene Pack’s new work about a girls’ night out weekend, will kick it off at 8. The evening benefits the Felix Organization, whose supporters were adopted as children and now work to enrich the lives of youngsters growing up in the foster care system. Tickets are $30; $28 for members, or, for prime orchestra seating and a V.I.P.

  •    Scott Schwartz has been named artistic director of the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Mr. Schwartz is a graduate of Harvard University and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. He was the director of “Golda’s Balcony,” the longest running one-woman show in Broadway history, and directed the off-Broadway musical “Bat Boy: The Musical” at the Union Square Theatre.

  •    The Parrish Art Museum will present “Atlantic Vibrations,” 14 short surf movies filmed from Montauk to Westhampton, tomorrow at 6 p.m.
        Michael Halsband, a filmmaker and photographer, and Mike Solomon, an artist known for surf-related themes in his work, served as jurors for the selection of the films. Those contributing to the event include Danny DiMauro and Tin Ojeda, James Kapsipis, Calvin Knowlton, Benjamin Potter, Brendan Regan, Ingrid Silva, Chris Stewart, and Christopher Thomas.

  •    The East End Hospice will once again hold its Box Art Auction on Sept. 7 at the Ross School, but it will also offer a preview of the boxes, as has become tradition, at Hoie Hall in St. Luke’s Church in East Hampton on Wednesday and next Thursday.

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  • The fourth annual I Love My Park Day is an effort to enhance New York State Parks, and a chance for residents to show how much they love them.
  • The young dancers of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presented their spring ballet this weekend at Guild Hall's John Drew Theater in East Hampton.
  • Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.

  • For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship. 

    The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden. 

  • The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well. 

    The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free. 

  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • 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.