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  •     The Sag Harbor Elementary School will have an open house on Monday at 6:30 p.m. The evening, whose theme is “a celebration of our children,” will include classroom visits and tours of the school’s gymnasium, computer room, music room, art room, science lab, and library.

        Student-led instrumental and vocal groups will provide entertainment. Guides will be available and tour groups will assemble for school district residents whose children do not currently attend the school.

  •     The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies has selected nine graduate students as Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellows, with each to receive up to $40,000 for postgraduate work.
        The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation created the Sabin Fellowship program at Yale in 2011 to provide scholarship support for students from developing countries, and to provide additional postgraduate awards to those students returning to their home countries. 

  •     On Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Dowling College in Oakdale will sponsor its first Latino summit. Its purpose is to expose high school students and their families to college and career opportunities. Activities include a panel discussion with graduates and current students, a campus tour, a workshop on financial aid and scholarships, admissions tutorials, and information regarding immigration laws and regulations.
    To R.S.V.P. visit  dowling.edu/latinosummit.

  •     Mary Pritchard Durkin, who for 35 years spent her summers in East Hampton, died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan on May 1. She was 72 and had lung cancer.
        Mrs. Durkin lived on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and spent winters in Boca Grande, Fla., but considered East Hampton her home. She would visit her house on Lily Pond Lane year round, and her family would spend holidays there.

  •     Foye Forbus (Bob) Black Jr., a former year-round resident of Amagansett who was a longtime member of the Professional Golfers Association and a “scratch golfer,” meaning that his handicap was zero, died of natural causes in Fort Worth, Tex., on April 18, just six days after his 82nd birthday.

  •     An obituary for Madge R. Lester that appeared in the April 25 issue omitted three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and three step great-grandchildren from among her survivors.
        Ms. Lester and her son, Ted Lester, cared for Helene Schall for seven years; the obituary erroneously said Ms. Schall had taken care of Ms. Lester during that time.
     

  •     Martin E. Forsberg Jr., who raised his family in East Hampton, died at Southampton Hospital on April 3. Shortly after going to sleep that night at his Springs residence he suffered a seizure, his family said, and never awoke. Mr. Forsberg, who was diabetic, was 45.

  • AMAGANSETT
    P. Gibson to G. and S. Kearsley, 87 Hand Lane, .82 acre, Mar. 15, $2,450,000.
    C. White (by executor) to Hedges Lane L.L.C., 40 Hedges Lane, .3 acre, Mar. 20, $1,245,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    R. Anderman to J. Broderick, 42 Hedge Row Lane, .93 acre, Feb. 28, $2,000,000.
    R. and G. Swanson to B. and N. Freilicher, 93 Spring Close Highway, 1 acre, Mar. 15, $1,250,000.
    S. Newman and R. D’Angelo to D. and E. Ahl, 22 Buck’s Path, .83 acre, Mar. 22, $1,250,000.

    MONTAUK

  • Ruggers Lose
        The Montauk Rugby Club was ousted from the Northeast Division II regional tournament Saturday as the result of a 32-20 loss to the host side, Princeton, which the next day defeated Montclair, N.J., for the championship and the right to advance in postseason play.

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  • 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.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.

  • A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Tuesday morning at 6, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are warning residents that travel could be hazardous due to snow and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities. 

  • The Artists Alliance of East Hampton announced Friday that its members exhibit this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs has been canceled due to the weather forecast. The Winter 2015 show has been moved to March 7 and 8. The alliance said on its Facebook page that it would make more announcements as the new date approaches.

  • The start time for the East Hampton High School boys basketball game Thursday afternoon at Bayport-Blue Point, where they need a win for a share of the League VI title, has been switched from 4:3o to 4 p.m.

    The Bonackers will look for their 10th straight win when they take on the Phantoms. East Hampton defeated Elwood-John Glenn at home Wednesday night, 84 to 49. They shot 66 percent from the 3-point line and 70 percent from the floor, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor.

  • Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, scored his 1,000th point as a Killer Bee in a home game against Stony Brook Tuesday night.

    Lamison, a junior who has been a Killer Bee since the eighth grade, is a strong inside player, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor. Lamison needed only 4 points to reach the milestone basket in the second quarter Tuesday night at the Hive. 

    Game action was stopped so he could savor the moment. His parents joined him on the court for pictures. 

  • The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt canceled its full "snow moon" hike Tuesday night, opting instead for a full "worm moon" hike next month. The deep snow and ice made it too dangerous to trek out into the Vineyard Field trail for the moonlit walk. Co-sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, the leisurely paced hike is now slated for March 5 at 7:30 p.m.

  • The inclement weather and icy roads forecasted for Tuesday morning has caused some rescheduling at Town Hall.