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  •     Elizabeth Elting Rogers, a pianist and jazz aficionado who was known on the South Fork as a person of grace and generosity, died on March 7 at home in Bridgehampton. Her death was caused by a brain aneurism, her family said. She was 76.

  •     Gloria Joan Rousell of Montauk, a nurse for nearly four decades, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on March 10 of congestive heart failure. She was 90.

  •     Carol Braider, who with her husband ran a shop in East Hampton in the 1950s called the House of Music and Books and an art gallery that showed work by artists such as Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, Willem and Elaine de Kooning, and Franz Kline, died on March 16 of heart failure at home in Red Hook, N.Y. She was 87.

  •     Ann Duryea Kirk Willard, the eldest daughter of a surgeon general of the United States Army who worked as a summertime physician in Montauk in the 1950s, died on Feb. 16 in Bedford, Mass. She was 93.
        She was born on Aug. 28, 1919, in Colonia, N.J., to Anne Duryea Kirk and Maj. Gen. Norman T. Kirk. Described by her family as an “Army brat,” she grew up in Washington, D.C., Texas, and the Philippine Islands. Moving often as a child instilled in her a lifelong love of travel.

  •     Elfriede Field, whose first job after emigrating from Germany in 1954 was assembling watches at the Bulova factory in Sag Harbor, died at home in East Hampton on Friday of complications of heart disease. She was 80.
        Mrs. Field met and married Russell Field of East Hampton shortly after the end of the war in Germany, where he was stationed as an Army policeman.

  •     A funeral Mass for Gerald E. McCarthy, 76, of Oak Road, Noyac, who died on Saturday at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson, will be today at noon at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Bridgehampton. Burial will be at St. Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery in Sag Harbor. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  •     A Mass for the Rev. Ronald Ciaravolo, a former pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk and a Sunday priest for many years at St. Peter’s in Amagansett, will be said in the Montauk church in which he served today at 11 a.m. Father Ron, as he was known, lived in Montauk. He died on Monday. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  • Visiting hours for the Rev. Ronald Ciaravolo, the former pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk and a Sunday priest for many years at St. Peter's in Amagansett, who died Monday will be Wednesday at St. Therese from 5 to 7:45 p.m. with a Mass to follow at 8 p.m.

    Another Mass for him will be said in the Montauk church in which he served at 11 a.m. on Thursday.

    Father Ron, as he was known to many, lived in Montauk.

  • Thursday, March 21
    BASEBALL, Southampton at East Hampton, scrimmage, 4 p.m.        
    GIRLS TRACK, Miller Place at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS TRACK, East Hampton at Miller Place, 4:30 p.m.

  • March 3, 1988
        There’ll be no trip to the state playoffs for Bridgehampton High School’s Killer Bees this year. The Bees, who last lost a county Class D championship game in 1983, were defeated in the D contest Saturday by Eastport, 60-46.

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  • Middletown — The East Hampton High School boys soccer team won in the New York State Final Four match Saturday, 3-0 over Jamesville-DeWitt, which advances them to the Class A championship Sunday. For the full game story, click here.

  • Tuesday is Veterans Day, a time to honor those who have served the country. There are several parades scheduled between Montauk and Southampton, during which the community can applaud and salute the veterans living among us.  

  • Vinnie Grimes is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year and will be honored at the chamber’s End of Season Gala on Nov. 15 at East by Northeast.

    "Vinnie has given a lifetime of service to his community which is why the Montauk Chamber selected him as Person of The Year for 2014,” Laraine Creegan, the executive director of the chamber, said.

  • The Montauk festivities will have to wait. Thanks to the rain, Saturday's plans have been canceled with the exception of a fireworks show on Saturday night.

  • With Election Day is a little more than a month away, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Representative Tim Bishop to represent New York's First Congressional District, visited East Hampton, where he met supporters on Thursday. The cocktail-hour for Mr. Zeldin was held at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton Village. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee sponsored the event.

  • Additional batches of tickets to several choice screenings during the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival went on sale Thursday.

  • 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.