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  •     Charles T. Re Jr., an automobile salesman and sports car enthusiast, died of renal failure on Aug. 6 at Southampton Hospital. He was 80.
        Mr. Re had been a resident of Wireless Road in East Hampton for 16 years, after moving from the Bronx. He was born in that borough on Oct. 10, 1931, a son of Charles T. Re Sr. and the former Bella Kornblum.
        A veteran of the Korean War, he received a Silver Star for his service in the Army from 1950 to 1952.

  •     When Dr. Richard J. Koeppel, a longtime resident of Springs, died of cancer-related causes at Southampton Hospital on Aug. 2, the world lost one of only 10 birdwatchers who can claim to have seen over 7,000 different avian species. He was 76. 

  •     As a teenager, Robert Byrnes lived in the Montauk village located on Fort Pond Bay at the time. It was during Prohibition and he was known to help local bootleggers on occasion.
        Mr. Byrnes died at Southampton Hospital on July 31. He was 92 and had been ill for the past few years.

  • Eco-Chic
        Sweet ’tauk, Montauk’s juice haven now in its second year of operations, will try its hand at sweetening up the hamlet’s fashions. A pop-up shop at its 34 South Etna Avenue store will show off Made in Montauk, a locally made eco-chic clothing line which boasts organic hand-dyed and hand-block printed designs. There will be an opening reception at the shop tomorrow from 4 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The sale runs through Friday, Aug. 24.

  • EAST HAMPTON
    C. and K. Johanson and Hand-Pike to P. Campanella and Reilly, 74 Sherrill Road, .16 acre, June 25, $715,000.
    G. and J. Fox Trusts to L. Walters, 2 Surrey Court, .76 acre, June 28, $1,415,000.
    M. and R. Lester by Referee to 24 Skimhampton L.L.C., 24 Skimhampton Road, 1 acre, July 2, $566,000.
    G. Schwartz and A. Seidman to A. Crabtree Brown, 2 Huckleberry Lane, June 21, $1,200,000.
    S. Kremer Trust to W. Kayen and W. Silverman, 55 Huckleberry Lane, June 12, $850,000.

  • Thursday, August 16
    BEACH VOLLEYBALL, rounds one and two of playoffs, Gurney’s Inn, Montauk, 6 p.m.
    WOMEN’S SLOW-PITCH, game three of best-of-three final series, if necessary, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett, 7 p.m.

  •     Christina Lynch Markham, a Westbury native, first started dancing when she was 2 in a toddler ballet class, where, she says, “I was always in a time-out. I just had too much energy.”

  • Open Auditions
        Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center will hold open auditions Wednesday and next Thursday at 6 p.m. for its forthcoming production of “Inherit the Wind.” The play will be performed at the Levitas Center for the Arts.

  • At the Library
        The East Hampton Library will hold its annual Children’s Fair at the Gardiner Farm on James Lane on Sunday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. This year’s pirate-themed spree will inspire literacy and the love of reading through a host of fun “bookaneer” activities including pirate chanteys by Bradley True, illusions by Magic Al, and a special performance by the Story Pirates, a nationally recognized educational sketch comedy troupe that will enact winning stories from the Young Author Search writing contest.

  •      In a release issued Tuesday, Representative Tim Bishop vowed to protect the mortgage interest and charitable contribution tax deductions that are slated to end next year.
    Mr. Bishop said that curtailing or eliminating the mortgage interest deduction would reduce the value of housing nationwide, put more homeowners under water, and take the wind out of the recovery.

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