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  •     Christine Hagen of Sag Harbor died peacefully at home on Saturday after a long illness. She was 64. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  •     A celebration of the life of Antoinette Stevens will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton. Mrs. Stevens, known as Nettie, was 93 and had lived in East Hampton since 1962. She died on April 13 at her family house in Port Washington.

  •     A memorial Mass for Anne Marie Connors, who died on March 27 in Fort Myers, Fla., will be held next Thursday at 11 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. The Rev. Peter Garry will officiate, and burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery. A notice in last week’s paper gave the incorrect cemetery.
        Mrs. Connors lived in East Hampton. She is survived by her husband, Arthur, and three children, Pamela Schenck, Cynthia Quigley, and Jack Connors.

    D. Eswar to P. and C. Bacon, 21 Edwards Close, 1.48 acres (vacant), April 18, $1,332,500.
    P. O’Brien Trust to Flex Development, 76 Schellinger Road, .9 acre, April 19, $650,000.
    J. and M. Frey to K. Raidy and S. Anning, 327 Main Street, .29 acre, April 25, $1,575,000.
    L. Durham to C. Gelb, 434 Main Street, .5 acre, April 19, $1,255,000.

    J. Rost and K. Mance to J. and E. Schenk, 64 Church Lane, .37 acre, April 23, $1,700,000.

  • Montauk Ices
        Italian ices are coming to Montauk — from a food truck. Beginning this weekend, the Montauk Ice Co. truck will pull up at Kirk Park, across from the 7-Eleven and next to the I.G.A., and offer homemade, gourmet Italian ices and other frozen treats.
        The truck will be open for business daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., weather permitting. Among the 20 varieties are cream ices, spumoni, and cremelata.

  • Friday, June 14
    SOCCER, East Hampton High School alumni game, high school’s turf field, 5:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 15
    SHELTER ISLAND 10K, with Bill Rodgers, Joan Benoit Samuelson, and Dick Beardsley, Shelter Island High School, 5:30 p.m.
    TURBO-TRI, 300-yard bay swim, 7-mile bike, and 1.5-mile run for competitors 17-and-up, benefit I-Tri program to empower adolescent girls, Maidstone Park, 6 p.m., with party to follow at the Maidstone Park pavilion.

  • Turbo Tri
        A triathlon for competitors 17 and up comprising a 300-yard Gardiner’s Bay swim, a 7-mile bike leg, and a one-and-one-half-mile run is to be held at Maidstone Park in Springs on Saturday at 6 p.m.
        The race, over the same course that younger triathletes are to traverse next month, is a fund-raiser for the growing I-Tri program, which is designed, according to I-Tri’s founder, Theresa Roden, to empower adolescent girls. “Transformation Through Triathlon” is the program’s motto.

  •    The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column, of between 700 and 1,200 words, and of short fiction, between 1,000 and 2,000 words.
       Authors can either e-mail their pieces (in text or Word format) to, with “Fiction” or “Guestwords” in the subject line, or mail them, preferably on disk and saved in a text format, to The Star, Box 5002, East Hampton 11937. A very short biographical note should also be included.

  • Real Estate Horrors — Aloud
        Don’t dare show your face in public? Have others show theirs. Anonymous x Two, the ladies who dished the dirt so hard on the real estate biz here they had to remain in hiding, are having a reading of their recent book, “The Hamptons Real Estate Horror Show,” on Saturday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Springs Presbyterian Church.

  •     The Madoo Conservancy is celebrating its 20th birthday with a two-day gardening event that will combine socializing, shopping, and education all in the verdant and captivating environment of Robert Dash’s home and public garden in Sagaponack.

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  • 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. 

  • 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.