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  •     The Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor has invited the public to watch the presidential debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Wednesday, on Oct. 16 from Hofstra University in Hempstead, and on Oct. 22. They will be shown on a large projection-screen television. The Joe Biden-Paul Ryan vice presidential debate on Oct. 11 will also be shown, as will election night coverage. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the debates begin an hour later.
    Admission is free. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase at the bar in the theater’s lobby.

  •     Willie James Brown of Sag Harbor, who ran the James Brown Barber Shop on Halsey Avenue in Southampton for generations, died at the Bridgehampton house of his brother, Hanson Brown Jr., on  Sept. 21. He was 70 years old and had myeloma, a blood cancer.

  •     A graveside service for Margaret L. Butts will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Sag Harbor.
        Ms. Butts died on March 15. She was 72. Known as Peggy, she was a secretary for 30 years at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor. She retired from the school district in the early 1990s and moved with her husband, Fred L. Butts Jr., to Florida to be near their children and grandchildren. Mr. Butts died before her.

  •     Annette Sabin of Amagansett died yesterday of heart disease. She was 89 and is survived by her children, Barbara Mikulic and Robert and Andrew Sabin.
        A private service will be held tomorrow. Friends have been invited to call on Andrew Sabin at his house on Bluff Road tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and on Monday at his home in New York City.
        A full obituary will appear in a future issue.


  •     A jazz memorial for Hal McKusick, a noted musician who lived in Sag Harbor and in recent years taught at the Ross School in East Hampton, will be held at Saint Peter’s Church at 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street in Manhattan on Monday at 7 p.m. Mr. McKusick died on April 10 in Sag Harbor.

  •     Edmund Raphael Davis of Ocean Road, Bridgehampton, died on Monday at Southampton Hospital. He was 86. His funeral service will be private. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

    F. and L. Baker to 27 Indian Wells L.L.C., 27 Indian Wells Highway, 1.5 acres, July 20, $2,590,000.

    A. Gregg Jr. (by referee) to Kondaur Capital Corporation, 34 Morris Park Lane, May 5, $242,000.
    R. Perone to J. Rubino, 4 Amy’s Lane, 2 acres (vacant), Aug. 14, $1,175,000.
    N. Eckert to J. and D. Weldon, 311 Two Holes of Water Road, 3.3 acres, Aug. 9, $1,877,500.

    S. and T. Bernstein to R. and M. Vinder, 10 Baiting Hollow Road, 1.03 acres, July 31, $5,200,000.

  • Thursday, September 27
    GOLF, East Hampton vs. Center Moriches, Maidstone Club, 4 p.m.
    GIRLS SOCCER, Eastport-South Manor at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Eastport-South Manor at East Hampton, 5 p.m.
    CROSS-COUNTRY, Westhampton boys vs. East Hampton, 4 p.m., and Elwood-John Glenn girls vs. East Hampton, 4:30, Indian Island County Park, Riverhead.

  • 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.

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