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  • Coach on Goalie
        Brad McCarty, coach of the national champion Messiah College men’s soccer team, whose goalie is Brandon West, a former Bonac star, had this to say by way of e-mail: “One of the things that separates Brandon from everyone else is his work ethic, on and off the field.”

  • Thursday, January 17
    BOWLING, Southampton vs. East Hampton, East Hampton Bowl, 3:30 p.m.
    BOYS SWIMMING, Harborfields vs. East Hampton, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 6:15 p.m.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 4:30 p.m.


    Friday, January 18
    WRESTLING, East Hampton at Westhampton Beach, 6 p.m.

  • ‘Maria Stuarda’ in HD
        Guild Hall will present The Met: Live in HD’s screening of Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” on Saturday at 1 p.m. Joyce DiDonato stars as Mary, Queen of Scots, in the first-ever Met production of Donizetti’s dramatic historical opera. Elza van den Heever, a South African soprano, makes her Met debut as Mary’s rival, Queen Elizabeth I, and Matthew Polenzani sings Leicester, the nobleman caught between the dueling monarchs.

  •     The Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons will celebrate the completion of the Johnides Family Cultural Center on Sunday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and blessing by Bishop Andonios Paropoulos, chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

  •     “Where is winter?” Richard G. Hendrickson, the United States Cooperative weather observer in Bridgehampton, wondered in his monthly weather report for December. Last month was a mild one, with temperatures reaching 50 degrees or higher on 11 days and hitting 61 on the 11th. The low for the month was 20 degrees on Dec. 7.

  • Amagansett

    Henry Guzman of Springs reported his black Apple iPhone 4S stolen from the Amagansett Laundromat on the day after Christmas. He had set it down just for a minute, he told police, to pay attention to his young daughter.

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  •     Elayna Martin, a daughter of Diane and Tom Martin of East Hampton, and Eban Ball, the son of Kammy and Donny Ball of Amagansett, were married on Sept. 28 at Martha  Clara Vineyards on the North Fork.
        The bride works for the C.D.C.H. preschool. Her husband is an East Hampton Village police officer. They live in Amagansett.

  • Bugly Bugs

        Talking Hands Theatre will spin a tale of insects and what makes each one unique in “The Bugaboo Revue” on Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor. The show is geared to children between the ages of 2 and 7. Tickets cost $10, $9 for members and grandparents, and $5 for children under 3.

    Anybody Hungry?

  •     William Cathor of Montauk, a retired New York City police officer, died while enroute to Southampton Hospital on Dec. 17. He was 63 had lung cancer for three-and-a-half years.
        Mr. Cathor was an army veteran and served with the New York Police Department. for 20 years. He was born on May 14, 1949, in Queens. He grew up in Flushing, attended the St. Ann’s parochial school there, and graduated from Francis Lewis High School, also in Queens.

  •     Like most college students, Grace Kaufman went to class and did her homework.  Unlike most of her classmates, however, she had earned her first academic degree when Franklin D. Roosevelt was president. Ms. Kaufman, a longtime East Hampton resident, died on Dec. 25 in Marlborough, Mass. She had lived for the last 12 years at Lasell Village in Newton, Mass., a retirement community whose residents do hundreds of hours of course work each year at Lasell University, which owns the complex.

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  • The Montauk festivities will have to wait. Thanks to the rain, Saturday's plans have been canceled with the exception of a fireworks show on Saturday night.

  • With Election Day is a little more than a month away, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Representative Tim Bishop to represent New York's First Congressional District, visited East Hampton, where he met supporters on Thursday. The cocktail-hour for Mr. Zeldin was held at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton Village. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee sponsored the event.

  • Additional batches of tickets to several choice screenings during the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival went on sale Thursday.

  • The East Hampton High School boys soccer team defeated Jericho, the three-time defending state Class A champion, 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time in five meetings that an East Hampton boys team had beaten Jericho.

  • Registered Democrats in East Hampton and easternmost Southampton Town who are wondering where to cast their ballots in the primary for governor and lieutenant governor can find a list here. The polling places are the same as for the general election. Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m. If you don't know your polling place, click here to find it.

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  • Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved. 

    All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.

    The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook." 

  • School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.

    On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.

    Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

  • Saturday's weather means you may have to change your day's plans. 

    The Clamshell Foundation's annual Sandcastle Contest at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett was canceled for the first time in its 23-year history, according to the announcement posted on the foundation's Facebook page Saturday morning. No rain date was set, so sandcastle builders will have to wait until next year. T-shirts designed by Peter Spacek are still for sale, though. Visit the Clamshell Foundation's website for more information.