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  • The Rising Stars piano series will return to the Southampton Cultural Center’s Levitas Center for the Arts on Saturday evening at 7 with a concert by Robin Giesbrecht.

    A 2013 Pianofest artist, Mr. Giesbrecht will perform Ravel’s “Sonatine,” Scriabin’s rarely played Third Sonata, and Liszt’s 1848 transcription of the Overture from Wagner’s “Tannhauser.”

  • Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater will be busy this weekend. Tomorrow at 8 p.m., Judy Carmichael and her quartet will perform music from “I Love Being Here With You,” the first all-vocal CD by the virtuoso stride pianist. Ms. Carmichael will sing standards from the Great American Songbook. Tickets are $45 for side seating, $55 for center, while $75 includes admission to an after-party with the artist.

  • Amagansett

    Graffiti was discovered at the back of the restrooms in the parking lot at Atlantic Avenue Beach on Aug. 20. Partially illegible, it began with, “As long as Bloods.” The East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department did not estimate the cost of repairing the damage.

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  • “Mockingbird” Auditions

  • William G. Abel, East Hampton’s pre-eminent surgeon as well as the chief of surgery at Southampton Hospital for many years, died on Aug. 15 at his home on Baiting Hollow Road here. He was 92.

  • George Thomas Proferes, a longtime owner of the Paradise restaurant in Sag Harbor Village, which was in his family for close to 80 years, died at Huntington Hospital on Friday. He was 75 and had pneumonia, after having had lung problems for 30 years, his wife, Carroll Proferes, said.

  • Vernal Harold Lafoe, a former resident of East Hampton, died of cancer on Sept. 17 at the Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto, Fla. He was 88.

    One of six children, Mr. Lafoe was born on June 7, 1926, in Brownington, a small town in northern Vermont, to Harold and Pearl Lafoe. In 1944, at the age of 18, he enlisted in the Navy and served with the Seabees, the Navy construction battalion, in the South Pacific.

  • Frances Starr Todd, a teacher and philanthropist who spent summers in East Hampton, died on Aug. 28 at home in Far Hills, N.J. She was 73 and had cancer.

    She was married to John Todd, whose grandparents were among the first families to build summer houses on Dunemere Lane in East Hampton. The couple lived there for a time, her daughter, Mary Starr Todd Ganzenmuller, said. She later lived on Buell Lane in a house that became a gathering place for several generations of the family.

    T. Francke to CAHEJA L.L.C., 193 Lumber Lane, .18 acre, July 31, $995,000.

    M. Winsch to Zhicay and Munoz-Zhicay, 8 Harbor View Avenue, .27 acre, July 21, $399,000.
    K. Gaugler to Ruddy Properties L.L.C., 31 and 33 Three Mile Harbor, .85 acre, July 30, $1,700,000.
    D. Sander to J., S. and B. Terner and Damhuis, 215 Buckskill Road, 2 acres, July 29, $1,020,000.
    L. Schulte to J. Margolis, 21 Route 114 (vacant), July 18, $675,000.


  • Thursday, October 2
    GOLF, East Hampton vs. Ross School, East Hampton Golf Club, 3:30 p.m.
    CROSS-COUNTRY, East Hampton boys and girls at invitational, Fireman’s Field, Ridge, 4:10 p.m.
    BOYS SOCCER, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, East Hampton at Hauppauge, 5 p.m.

    Friday, October 3
    GIRLS TENNIS, Eastport-South Manor at East Hampton, 3:30 p.m.
    GIRLS SOCCER, McGann-Mercy at East Hampton, nonleague, 3:30 p.m.

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