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  • Bill King, a well-known sculptor who first came to East Hampton in 1959, died on Wednesday at the age of 90.
  • Saturday, March 7
    ICE SHOW and Katy’s Courage fund-raiser, Buckskill Winter Club, Buckskill Road, East Hampton, from 3:30 p.m.

    Sunday, March 8
    LIFEGUARDING, opening day for junior lifeguard training, evaluating, and testing, and for senior lifeguard skills and conditioning training, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 1-2 and 2:30-4:30 p.m.

    Monday, March 9
    SPRINGS SPORTS, first day of practice at local schools, 3 p.m.

  • “Our Hospitality,” a 1923 film starring Buster Keaton, will be screened at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church on Saturday at 7 p.m., with live accompaniment by Bernie Anderson on the church’s organ. The program has been rescheduled from an earlier date.

  • ZIMA! — a whimsical, theatrical treasure hunt performed by Kate Mueth and the Neo-Political Cowgirls in partnership with the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation — will take place Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. in Montauk.

  • Joseph Vecsey will bring his humor as well as that of three other up-and-coming comedians to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 8 p.m.

    Mr. Vecsey’s guests will include Corinne Fisher, a stand-up comic, writer, and actor whose one-woman show, “I Stalk You,” had a run at the Peoples Improv Theater in New York. She is also the co-creator, with Krystyna Hutchinson, of the highly ranked “Guys We Fucked: The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast.”



    Two Amagansett men had a late-night altercation at Indian Wells Tavern earlier this month. Both men, Daniel Tooker and Keith Kevan, declined to press charges over the Feb. 8 incident. Mr. Tooker said he just wanted to be left alone.

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    Laura Michele Mastandrea and Paul Jason Novack, both of Sag Harbor, were married on Oct. 4 at the Oceanside Beach Resort in Montauk. Southampton Town Justice Edward Burke Sr. officiated. A reception followed the ceremony under a tent.

    The wedding took place on the 50th anniversary of the bride’s parents, Vincent and Rosemary Mastandrea of East Meadow. The groom’s mother, Jeannette Novack of Montauk, and the bride’s grandmother, Irene Ambrosino of Rockville Centre, helped them all to celebrate.


    The East Hampton Star learned this week of the death on June 10 of Emmy Langer Schaeffer, who summered in East Hampton and Amagansett for over half a century and became a full-time resident of East Hampton in 1993. She had overcome Parkinson’s disease, melanoma, and a severe stroke in her final years, dying in her sleep at home in Santa Fe, N.M. She was 95.


    Antoinette S. Barsdis, a retired custodian with the Sag Harbor School District, died on Friday at Southampton Hospital. She was 76. No cause of death was given.


    Marjory Dippel Brown earned a degree as a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City and later received a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She went on to have a fulfilling 30-year career as a psychiatric nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, N.Y., her family said.

    Ms. Brown, who was born and raised in Sag Harbor and graduated from Pierson High School, died on Feb. 9 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium, Md. She was 75. No cause of death was provided.

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