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  •    Locals and visitors of all ages packed the Sag Harbor waterfront on Saturday and Sunday for HarborFest, which included, clockwise from far left, whaleboat races, a 50-year tradition, members of the Sag Harbor Liquor Store’s rowing team enjoying the day, and participants in a children’s tug-of-war.    

  •     During a weekend that was full of celebration for the couple and their families and friends, Haley Cunningham Grant and Eric James Weaver were married on Aug. 25 on the beach at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk.

  •    A motorcycle ride to benefit the Donald T. Sharkey Memorial Community Fund, in conjunction with the Red Knights, will take place on Sunday. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Bridgehampton Fire Department, and the ride, heading east to Montauk Point, starts at 11.

       At the conclusion, there will be a stop for food, beverages, and a 50-50 raffle at Cyril’s Fish House on Napeague. Registration is $30 per rider.

  •    The East Hampton High School class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion on Oct. 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Fairway Restaurant at the Poxabogue Golf Center in Sagaponack.

       A light buffet and open bar will be provided for $35 per person. Class members wishing to attend have been asked to e-mail Wendy Leese Mott at lazys@ opton­line.net or Kim Friedah Brown at kimfbrown@gmail. com.

  •    Adolph Notel Jr., 78, a restaurateur and antiques shop owner for many years in Amagansett, died in in Taneytown, Md., on Aug. 25 after being hospitalized with pneumonia. He had been in poor health for some time.

        Known as Sonny, he was born in Long Island City on Aug. 19, 1934. His family moved to Amagansett in 1947. He attended East Hampton High School and played on the football team. Upon graduating, Mr. Notel enlisted in the Navy, where he served for two years, stationed in Newfoundland.

  •    Anna Stears, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor and East Hampton, died at the Westhampton Care Center on Sept. 4 at the age of 86, with her family around her. She had had a series of strokes.

        An only child, she was born at home on Meserole Street in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn on Aug. 9, 1927. Her parents, Peter Maniscalco and the former Katerina LaGrassa, moved to Long Island soon after, and she graduated from Amityville High School, where her future husband, Robert V. Stears, was a fellow student.

  •    Robert E. McDonald, a partner and familiar face at Park Place Wines and Liquors in East Hampton Village over the years, died in Sebastian, Fla., on Aug. 3. He was 85 and had heart problems for three years.

        Born in Nova Scotia to Elmer McDonald and Zenobia Pehipas McDonald on March 8, 1928, Mr. McDonald was raised in East Hampton, on Huntting Lane. He attended the East Hampton schools and was on the East Hampton High School football team.

  •    Donald V. Alversa II, a commercial fisherman and lifelong Montauk resident, died after an accident on the commercial fishing boat the Jason and Danielle on Saturday. The boat, based in Montauk, was fishing about 50 miles off the coast of North Carolina at the time. Mr. Alversa was 24.

        Born at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on Dec. 23, 1988, to Renee Alversa and Michael Kalimnios, Mr. Alversa grew up in Montauk, attending the Montauk School and then East Hampton High School.

  • Theater Workshops
        Stages will offer a fall performance workshop for 8 to 18-year-olds in preparation for a late-October production of “Frankenstein Follies” at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Workshop rehearsals will begin on Monday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Southampton Recreation Center and will continue on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the same time through Oct. 27, though actors may not have to attend every rehearsal. Performances will be on Oct. 25, 26, and 27. The cost is $475.

  • East Hampton Village
    If Diogenes had gone looking for an honest man on Friday afternoon, Sept. 6, he could have started and ended on Gay Lane in front of the post office. George Dracker of Dayton Lane found a large bill there, right in the middle of the road, and turned it in to police headquarters on Cedar Street, where it awaits a claimant.

    That same afternoon, a female shoplifter stole a gray sweatshirt from Obligato.

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