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  •     Harold Burt Dominy, a Wainscott plumber, clockmaker, and veteran, died on June 17 at the VA Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 91.

        Mr. Dominy, who was born in Southampton on Dec. 30, 1921, to Erastus J. Dominy and the former Elizabeth Ginn, grew up in East Hampton and graduated from East Hampton High School in 1938. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1940 and served during World War II for the next five years as a radio and radar operator. In 1950 he was recalled and served with the Air Force in the Korean war for a year.

  •     After graduating from high school here, Bruce Stephen Bunce of East Hampton pursued his love for food and cooking. Possessing no formal training and only natural talent, he worked in several local restaurants, including the Maidstone Arms, Gordon’s of Amagansett, and Spring Close.

        Mr. Bunce died on June 13 in Lady Lake, Fla., where he had recently moved to be cared for by family members following a cancer diagnosis. He was 60.

  •     Word has been received here of the death on June 15 in Utila, Honduras, of Benoit Bellenoue of Utila, a frequent visitor to East Hampton with his family. He was 46.
        Mr. Bellenoue’s wife, Danielle, is the daughter of Nancy and Richard Horwich of Hollow Tree Lane in Northwest.

  •     Nanette Lepore, a fashion designer, is inviting guests, including style bloggers and celebrities, to the Styleliner, a curated mobile boutique, when it rolls through the South Fork from July 3 through July 9. Swimwear, shoes, accessories, and exclusive products from Ms. Lepore’s collection will be featured.

    K and J of Amagansett to N. Glass, 20 Private Road, .54 acre, May 3, $2,900,000.
    T. Kaufman to P. Ezersky, 50 Stony Hill Road, 3.63 acres, May 3, $4,300,000.
    E. and M. Rad to S. and P. Brennan, 16 Katie Lane, 1.08 acres, May 6, $1,550,000.
    R. Tulp Trust to Brandt-Leland L.L.C., 20 Old Montauk Highway, .8 acre, April 24, $650,000.

    Warren Partners L.L.C. to A. and A. Taetle, 27 Grouse Drive, .92 acre, April 26, $3,150,000.

  • June 9, 1988
        This year’s Shelter Island 10K field proved to be the deepest the race has ever attracted. Seventeen runners broke 31 minutes, a 5-minute-per-mile pace.

  • Thursday, June 27
    GOLF, U.S. Women’s Open, Sebonack Golf Club, Southampton, from 6:45 a.m.
    BEACH VOLLEYBALL, opening night with informal play, Gurney’s Inn, Montauk, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 28
    GOLF, U.S. Women’s Open, Sebonack Golf Club, Southampton, from 6:45 a.m.

  • New From Rosenblatt (et al.)
        Oh sure, it’s a group reading, but there must be privileging. At least when Roger Rosenblatt clears his resonant throat to offer up some new prose — in this case, from “The Boy Detective,” a forthcoming memoir about growing up in the Big Apple.

  •    The basilica of Sacred Hearts of Mary and Jesus Church in Southampton will be the setting for a concert by the combined St. Agnes Cathedral Choirs on Saturday at 7 p.m. Under the direction of Michael Bower, the singers are members of St. Agnes’s men and boys choir, the Cathedral Chorale, the Cathedral Schola Cantorum, and the Cathedral Singers. The Diocesan Boys Choir of Rockville Centre will also perform.

  •     Charles Ludlam’s “The Mystery of Irma Vep,” the second production in the Bay Street Theatre’s summer Mainstage season, will open on Tuesday under the direction of Kenneth Elliott. The play was first performed by Mr. Ludlam’s Ridiculous Theatrical Company and proved so popular that it ran until April 1986. A two-person comedy, it will star Tom Aulino and David Greenspan, a five-time Obie Award winner.

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  • The young dancers of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presented their spring ballet this weekend at Guild Hall's John Drew Theater in East Hampton.
  • Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.

  • For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship. 

    The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden. 

  • The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well. 

    The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free. 

  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.