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  • AMAGANSETT
    S. Richardson to M. and J. Kreps, 35 Windmill Lane, .27 acre, Aug. 1, $565,000.
    L. Lester by executors to Da Grove L.L.C., 18 Cross Highway, .5 acre, Aug. 9, $500,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    304 Abrahams Path Realty to 304 Abrahams Path L.L.C., 304 Abrahams Path, .92 acre (vacant), Aug. 9, $462,500.
    R. Ahn to J. and C. Consiglio and C. Clancy, 13 Settlement Court, 1.03 acres (vacant), Aug. 06, $500,000.
    J. Reeves and R. Lewis to Clover Bottom L.L.C., 34 Old Orchard Lane, 1.53 acres, Aug. 1, $4,700,000.

  •    The Hamptons International Film Festival opens its box office today for advance sales of individual tickets. While a program was not available by press time, the festival has announced that it will honor Richard Gere with the Golden Starfish Award for Lifetime Achievement in Acting on Oct. 6.
        The festival, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, will run from Oct. 4 through Oct. 8 in East Hampton and other venues on the South Fork.

  • National Theatre Live
        Guild Hall will have its first fall presentation of the National Theatre Live series with “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” on Saturday at 8 p.m. The play, which was recorded recently in London, is based on a novel by Mark Haddon and stars Sophie Duval, Nicola Walker, Rhiannon Harper Rafferty, Nick Sidi, and Howard Ward.

  • At about 1 p.m. Thursday, East Hampton Fire Department volunteers responded to a report of a barn on fire off Long Lane in East Hampton.
  •      Felipe Z. Cruz, 41, of Southampton was arrested on Friday afternoon after driving a white dump truck, pulling a lawn mower trailer into a van that then hit the flagpole at Buell Lane and Main Street in East Hampton Village. He left the scene of the accident, according to village police.

  •     “After nine years, the East End of Long Island — from the Lobster Inn to the Lighthouse — can finally take a deep sigh of relief, for Gerry Starr and Joanlee Montefusco have at long last tied the knot,” Ms. Montefusco’s daughter, Lily Singer of East Hampton, wrote in an e-mail announcing their marriage.
        The two were wed on Friday on the bluff top at Camp Hero in Montauk, with a family friend, Jane Sigelbaum Holmes, officiating, and dinner following at the Crow’s Nest in Montauk.

  •         A theater arts class will be held at the Bay Street Theatre starting on Wednesday and continuing Wednesdays through Nov. 28 from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. for 8-12 year olds; 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. for teenagers. The cost is $275 per person for the eight-week course, in which students will develop, rehearse, and perform original works for the stage. The course will culminate with a live performance of an original work created and acted by students. There will be no class on Oct. 24, Oct. 31, and Nov. 21.

  •     Representative Tim Bishop will host an information forum tomorrow on the new immigration policy giving some undocumented young people relief from deportation. Starting at 7 p.m. at Bridgehampton National Bank in Bridgehampton, the forum will feature a presentation by a Citizenship and Immigration Services representative on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which went into effect in August.

  •     Elizabeth Fondaras, for many years a summer resident of East Hampton and a longtime member of the Maidstone Club, died at home in New York City on Aug. 29. She was 96.
        Mrs. Fondaras dedicated decades of her life to supporting and expanding the relations between France and the United States through her personal initiatives and by lending her support to organizations with the same goal.

  •     Walter (Wally) Drobecker, fisherman, plumber, party boat and yacht captain, and member of the Montauk Fire Department for over 40 years, died on Sept. 1 at his West Lake Drive, Montauk, house. He was 74 and had Parkinson’s disease for many years.

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