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    DiSunno, Graboski, and Shea to G.R.B. Real Estate Holding, 102 Bay View Avenue, .33 acre (vacant), Dec. 3, $110,000.
    D. Scherer to Marnic Atlantic Properties, 72 Atlantic Avenue, 1.1 acres, Dec. 5, $4,500,000.
    J. Snell to J. Bradley and V. Akerman, 71 Jacqueline Drive, .4 acre, Dec. 11, $1,780,000.

    Two Zero Coco L.L.C. to Wilma Wilbur, L.L.C., 113 Farm Field Road, 1.14 acres, Dec. 11, $9,750,000.

    N. and A. Pfeiffer to A. Scavo Jr., 104 Springy Banks Road, Dec. 12, $815,000.

  • Thursday, February 12
    BOYS BASKETBALL, first round, Class C playoffs, Southold at Pierson, 6:15 p.m.

    Saturday, February 14
    WRESTLING, Suffolk County meet, Hofstra University, from 9 a.m., also Sunday.
    BOYS SWIMMING, county meet, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 10:30 a.m.

    Monday, February 16
    BOYS BASKETBALL, county Class C championship game, Pierson-Southold winner vs. Stony Brook, William Floyd High School, 3 p.m.

  • 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 email their pieces (in text or Word format) to, with “Fiction” or “Guestwords” in the subject line.

    Submissions must be sent in their final versions. Rough drafts will not be accepted. A very short biographical note must be included.

  • Jordan L. Gruzen, an architect whose firm played a significant role in the landscape of New York City, died of cancer on Jan. 27 at home in Manhattan’s Battery Park City on Jan. 27  He was 80 and had been ill for the past year.

    Mr. Gruzen lived in the apartment buildings and houses he designed, including the building on South End Avenue where he died. He summered in Amagansett for more than 50 years, living at Lazy Point for the last eight and building a house on Cranberry Hole Road, which is to be completed in June.

  • The local action of the 2015 campaign of One Billion Rising, a mass demonstration launched three years ago to end violence against women, will take place tomorrow from 5 to 7 p.m. at Dodds and Eder Home in Sag Harbor.

    Kate Mueth and the Neo-Political Cowgirls, an East End company of women dedicated to creating dance theater that explores the female voice, has organized the event, which will include a flash mob dance, poetic readings, and performances by Skylar Day, Lynn Blue, the East Hampton High School Key Club, and Escola de Samba BOOM.

  • “Snow Orchid,” a play by Joe Pintauro, is enjoying a limited engagement at the Lion Theater in Manhattan through Feb. 28. A photographer and novelist as well as an acclaimed playwright, Mr. Pintauro lives in Sag Harbor.

    Set in Brooklyn in 1964, the play stars Robert Cuccioli as Rocco Lazarra, who is returning home after having suffered a nervous breakdown. His wife, Filumena (Angelina Fiordellisi), refuses to leave their house and longs for her native Sicily.

  • Firefighters found flames near the roof on one side of the building near a kitchen at Perry B. Duryea & Son Inc., which dates back to the 1930s.
  • East Hampton Village

    Police were called to a Further Lane house on the morning of Jan. 26. “A deer was stuck in the fence,” the police report said. Two officers were able to free the frightened animal, “who was not injured and ran off.”

  • Happy Hearts

    There will be live music by Jim Turner, Valentine’s Day arts and crafts projects, cookie decorating, games, and more at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center’s Happy Hearts Party on Saturday. The event, geared to ages 2 to 6, is free and open to the community, but reservations have been requested by today if possible at 324-5560 or It will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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  • The East Hampton Town Republican Committee will screen potential candidates for Suffolk County legislator on Wednesday at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.

    Legislator Jay Schneiderman of Montauk, first elected on the Republican ticket and now a member of the Independence Party, is serving his sixth and final two-year term in the Legislature, which has term limits. In 2013, Chris Nuzzi, then an outgoing Southampton Town councilman, ran against Mr. Schneiderman on the Republican and Conservative lines.

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