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  • Susan H. Rockford, an attorney and active member of the East End arts community, died of complications of ovarian cancer at Tidewell Hospice House in Venice, Fla., on July 15. She was 66.

    After retiring as an attorney for the City of New York in 2003, Ms. Rockford moved to Shelter Island, where she rediscovered and nourished her lifelong passion for the arts. Originally a photographer, she turned to abstract painting, creating a series of tactile, multi-textured pieces on canvas and linen.

  • Dr. Bertram E. Bromberg, a distinguished plastic and reconstructive surgeon who summered in Montauk for nearly 50 years from 1959 to 2008, died on June 22 in Jupiter, Fla. The cause was congestive heart failure; he had been ill for six months.

    Dr. Bromberg, who was 96, enjoyed gardening as well as sportfishing and continued to fish into his 90s, said his daughter, Betzy Bromberg. He began living in Jupiter year round in 2008.

  • Rosakate Levy Dellon Bonomo, a retired New York City educator who had a house in Springs for nearly four decades, died in the city on July 22. She was 85, and had been ill for about a year.

        Locally, Mrs. Bonomo was active with the Friends of Guild Hall and the Springs Improvement Society. She and her late husband, Michael J. Bonomo, were among the founders of the LongHouse Reserve’s volunteer program, and Mrs. Bonomo also worked on behalf of the East Hampton Day Care Learning Center, now known as the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center.

  • Mary Ann Gauger, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, died at home in her sleep on July 22. She had been diagnosed with cancer years ago, her family said. She was 80 years old.

  • Arthur Prager of Sag Harbor and New York City died on Friday morning at home on Washington Square in Manhattan. He would have been 92 in August.

  • Amagansett

    ­On July 21, two bicycles were stolen from a rack on a back porch at a house on Cliff Road. Howard Schneider described them as a red 26-inch women’s Schwinn Streamliner, which had been purchased the day before, and an older maroon 26-inch women’s mountain bike with a large seat. The new bike, which had cost $650, had an Amagansett Beach Company sticker on the base of the frame.

    F. Furman (by executors) to Thirban Realty Holdings, 50 Broadview Road, 1.9 acres, May 6, $11,400,000.

    M. Shnayerson to S. Stein, 47 Meadows East, .92 acre, May 27, $1,050,000.
    J. and A. Chmielewski to B. and C. Mulvey, 134 Corwith Avenue, .32 acre, May 16, $2,798,500.

    M. and C. Dion to D. Wray, 28 Wooded Oak Lane, .6 acre, May 23, $697,500.
    T. and K. Wright to McGowan Trusts I and II, 1 Sally Court, .6 acre, May 5, $2,360,000.

  • Softball Tourney

    The Travis Field memorial scholarship fund is to benefit from a free-swinging coed softball tournament that is to begin at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett today at 5 p.m. Games are to be played there from 5 p.m. tomorrow, and on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. each day. The rain dates are Aug. 7 to 10. About 30 games are to be played over the tournament’s four days.

    Rotary Races

  • Thursday, July 31
    BENEFIT SOFTBALL, Travis Field memorial tournament, opening games, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett, 5 p.m.
    BEACH VOLLEYBALL, league games, Kirk Park Beach, Montauk, 6 p.m.

    Friday, August 1
    BENEFIT SOFTBALL, Travis Field memorial tournament games, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett, 5 p.m.

    Saturday, August 2
    RUNNING, East Hampton Rotary Club 10K and 5K races, Fresh Pond, Amagansett, 9 a.m., check-in, 8-8:45.

  • “Jazz Goes to the Movies,” a free program of Hollywood film music performed by four East End jazz artists, will be presented Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library.

    Vanessa Trouble is a jazz vocalist who performs regularly in Manhattan and on the East End, including, last Saturday, at the Parrish Art Museum’s members’ reception in Water Mill.

    Bob Stern, a full-time Montauk resident, has been playing the violin for 50 years, in styles ranging from Baroque to country to jazz.

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  • The East Hampton High School boys soccer team defeated Jericho, the three-time defending state Class A champion, 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time in five meetings that an East Hampton boys team had beaten Jericho.

  • Registered Democrats in East Hampton and easternmost Southampton Town who are wondering where to cast their ballots in the primary for governor and lieutenant governor can find a list here. The polling places are the same as for the general election. Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m. If you don't know your polling place, click here to find it.

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  • Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved. 

    All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.

    The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook." 

  • School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.

    On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.

    Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

  • 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. 

  • This weekend will be the first time that it will be illegal to drink alcoholic beverages during the day at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. 

  • 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 temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.