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  • Ivories Tinkling
        On Sunday at 3:30 p.m., Anne Tedesco will return to the Montauk Library to perform a concert of classical works for the piano by Bach, Gliere, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Schumann, and Chopin. 
        Ms. Tedesco has taught music history, theory, classical piano, and fine arts since 1982 at St. John’s University in Queens. She and her husband own a house in Montauk.

  •     East Hampton Village police yesterday announced the arrest of a man alleged to have defaced public property with anti-Barack Obama graffiti over the last four months. Recently, the graffiti became overtly racial in nature. Lawrence G. Nickel, 63, of East Hampton was charged with one felony count of criminal mischief, 12 misdemeanor counts of making graffiti, and one misdemeanor count of petty larceny.

  •     Sag Harbor has been missing a village trustee since the August resignation of Timothy Culver, and Mayor Brian Gilbride does not plan to appoint someone to fill his seat, preferring that the public choose someone at the next election.
        At the board’s last meeting there were only three members present. Dr. Robby Stein was absent, having been injured in a bicycle accident on Suffolk Street.

  • Feeding Time at Sofo

  • Amagansett

    Chini Alarco of Whitmore’s Garden Shop and Nursery reported several items stolen from an outdoor display area, including an outdoor shower worth $600 and two duffel bags, valued at $99 each. Several smaller items were taken as well. That happened before Sept. 5, and last week two rare shrubs, valued at $500, were taken from the same nursery.

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  • Southampton Town

    Southampton Town Grants
        Applications are now available for certified 501(c)3 organizations to apply for annual grants from the Town of Southampton. Human services grants assist organizations that help people obtain employment, counseling, psychotherapy, health care, child care, and educational services. Cultural arts and recreational grants mainly assist organizations that encourage visual or performing arts and recreational programs.

  •     Luigi Pavia, who grew up on Squaw Road in East Hampton and attended the Springs School and East Hampton High School, died on Saturday in New York City. The cause had not been determined, his family said. He was 44.
        Mr. Pavia was a son of Natalie Edgar, a painter, who survives, and the late Philip Pavia, a sculptor who was a strong force in the midcentury avant-garde art scene in New York.

  •     Richard Michael Edelstein of East Hampton, 47, who managed several restaurants and other establishments on the South Fork over the past 20 years, died at Southampton Hospital on Sept. 7. A sister, Marcia Darrow of Pelham, N.Y., said he had had a heart attack at work.
        Mr. Edelstein was born in Manhattan on Dec. 15, 1964, to Harvey Edelstein and the former Ruth Salzberg. Two years later, they moved to Montauk full time. Mr. Edelstein graduated from the Montauk School and, in 1983, from East Hampton High School.

  •     Frances Taylor (Fran) Berg was a founding member of the Montauk Point Sun, Surf, and Wave Worshipers Association formed, tongue-in-cheek, in 1976. Members called themselves Pointers, and “worshipped” in the sandy cove east of Ditch Plain. According to their decree, “we shall consider anything else beside the Point.”

  •     Music was everything to Gregg Lee Rickards, an Amagansett resident who died on Aug. 29 of a recurrence of cancer that he had first been diagnosed with seven years earlier.
        Mr. Rickards played bass, both electric and stand-up, since his years at East Hampton High School, where he was in the orchestra and jazz band. He had discovered his love for playing after receiving a guitar as a Christmas present when he was in the eighth grade.

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