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  •        Robert James Syers, an advertising and entertainment executive and actor who lived in Sag Harbor and Naples, Fla., died Dec. 14. He was 77 and had been ill, his family said.

           Mr. Syers was born in New York City on June 1, 1936, to Henry Syers and the former Dorothy Bentham. As a 7-year-old, he would follow his older brother to the theater district, where he began collecting autographs of the celebrities who frequented the shows, among them Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier.

  •        Wayne M. Clinch, a retired insurance broker and risk-management adviser with the Marsh & McLennan firm in New York City, died on Dec. 15 at Southampton Hospital after a brief illness. He was 62.

  •     Visiting hours for Frank Thomas Tyler, a former Amagansett resident who died Saturday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton, will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton tomorrow from 4 to 6 p.m. Mr. Tyler, who was disabled and had recently lived in a group home in Northville, was 57. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

    B. Bennis and Land Trust to V. Aggarwal, 149 Mulford Lane, .15 acre, Aug. 23, $510,000.
    S. Chadda to S. Riley, 107 Windmill Lane, .56 acre, Oct. 03, $1,500,000.
    L. Feldman to Jedco L.L.C., 273 Main Street, 1.91 acres, Oct. 16, $133,322
    K. Kalfin to Jedco L.L.C., 273 Main St, 1.91 acres, Oct. 16, $15,628,712.
    K. Hasemann to L. Conkling, 60 Old Montauk Highway, .32 acre, Oct. 18, $1,570,000.
    J.R.J. Realty to 179 Marine L.L.C., 179 Marine Boulevard, .47 acre, Oct. 18, $7,315,000.


  • November 3, 1988
        The late-season turnaround continued Saturday as the East Hampton High School football team, cheered on by a wildly enthusiastic homecoming crowd, humbled winless Greenport-Southold 28-0.

  • Friday, December 27
    WRESTLING, East Hampton at Half Hollow Hills East tournament, 9 a.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Center Moriches tournament, Center Moriches High School, 5 p.m.

    Saturday, December 28
    WRESTLING, East Hampton at Half Hollow Hills East tournament, 9 a.m.

    Tuesday, December 31
    BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Hampton Bays, scrimmage, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, January 1

  •     The Parrish Art Museum is hosting Into the Light, an early winter dance party, tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. Music will be spun by D.J. Mister Lama, now of Sag Harbor, a self-described “Peruvian redneck from Texas who has been manipulating sound for more than 20 years.”

        Video from the tropics will heat up the atmosphere, and drinks and snacks will be available from the Café by Art of Eating. The cost is $10, free for members, and includes museum admission.

  •     Free Grass Union, a bluegrass and folk-inspired band, will bring its unique musical stylings to the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Saturday night at 8.

        The band features Gregory Butler, who may be familiar as a teacher to those with children in the East Hampton school system, on vocals and mandolin. He is joined by Kim Humphrey, who plays guitar and sings, and Mitch Erdman, who plays upright bass.

  •     Marvin Hamlisch, a composer and longtime resident of Westhampton Beach and later Sag Harbor, will be the subject of a new PBS “American Masters” series documentary scheduled to premiere nationally and on WNET 13 tomorrow at 9 p.m.

  •     Friday nights in Sag Harbor will get a little warmer this winter with Bay Street’s new series Fireside Sessions With Nancy Atlas. Each Friday night at 8 in January and February, Ms. Atlas will be joined by a special guest.

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