A 14-year-old East Hampton High School student told police that her brand new Apple iPhone 5, valued at $700, was stolen at the school from her bag on Oct. 9. She had left the bag beneath her locker, unattended, for a half hour.
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Police received a call on Oct. 22 alerting them to the presence of two “protestors” near the Post Office. An officer found two people seated at a table, which had on it political literature. No action was taken.
Howard John Brown, a lifelong resident of East Hampton Town and part of the team that established the Springs Ambulance Company, died at Southampton Hospital on Sept. 18 of complications from myelodysplastic syndrome, formerly known as preleukemia. He was 84 years old.
Tara Loper-Mansir of Springs, a mother of four and the founder of Nana Cares, died on Sunday of cervical cancer. She was 43 years old.
Born in Southampton on Feb. 24, 1969, to James H. Loper Jr. and the former Kattie R. O’Sullivan, Ms. Loper-Mansir graduated from East Hampton High School in 1988 and from the White Plains, N.Y., Berkeley Business School in 1990. She later attended the State University’s Empire College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., studying psychology until she was too ill to stay in school.
John Judge, 61, a longtime resident of Amagansett and friend of many in the community, died on Oct. 23 after being struck by a vehicle that did not stop. A story about the hit and run appeared in last week’s issue; police have the incident under investigation.
Mr. Judge was an electrician who worked for several people in the hamlet. He had just left Astro Pizza and was crossing the street when he was struck.
Frances Ferrari, an Italian cook and matriarch of a family that she nurtured not only with selfless care, her family said, but with holiday and everyday meals, died at home in East Hampton on Friday. She was 89.
Born in Hackensack, N.J., on July 15, 1923, to Anthony Lucente and the former Rose Urato, she graduated from Hackensack High School in 1941.
Thursday, November 1
BOYS SOCCER, first round county Class A tournament, Miller Place at East Hampton, 2:30 p.m.
Friday, November 2
GIRLS SWIMMING, East Hampton at League III championship meet, Hauppauge High School, 4:30 p.m.
FOOTBALL, first round Division IV tournament, East Hampton at Babylon, 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 3
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, county Class B semifinal, East Hampton High School, 10 a.m.
The following won championships recently at the Sag Harbor Golf Club: Tim Sweeney, men; Robin Corwith, women; Peter Donohue, senior men; Jean Thompson, senior women, and Ray Romano, first flight.
In addition, Mark Weinhardt was the men’s low qualifier, and John Acquino and Liz Granitz were the president’s cup winners.
Beginning on Tuesday, the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor will present “The Crucible” as part of its Literature Live! series of plays taken from the core curriculum of American schools. The play, by Arthur Miller, will be staged for school groups on weekdays and for the public on weekends. A special matinee at 2 p.m. will be performed on Nov. 24 in addition to that evening’s closing performance.
Saturday's weather means you may have to change your day's plans.
The Clamshell Foundation's annual Sandcastle Contest at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett was canceled for the first time in its 23-year history, according to the announcement posted on the foundation's Facebook page Saturday morning. No rain date was set, so sandcastle builders will have to wait until next year. T-shirts designed by Peter Spacek are still for sale, though. Visit the Clamshell Foundation's website for more information.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.
Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.