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  •    Amber Liao, a classical pianist, will perform at the Montauk Library on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The concert, which is free, will include masterworks by Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, and Daniel­pour.
        Ms. Liao has given recitals and solo performances throughout the United States and abroad, including recent engagements at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the National Concert Hall in Taiwan. Her recording of works by Schumann, Beethoven, and Granados was recently released on the MSR Classics label.

  •    Toby and Itzhak Perlman and young artists of the Perlman Music Program will return to Shelter Island for concerts this weekend.

  • Children’s Books Powwow
        Children’s books: So many think they can write them; so few actually do so with skill. Now, for Children’s Book Week, the Amagansett Library has rounded up some top practitioners for panel discussions starting at 6 p.m. this Saturday and continuing next Saturday, May 18.

  • The role of a professional town manager and the spectrum of ways East Hampton might use one will be discussed during a public forum on Saturday moderated by Lynn Sherr, an award-winning television correspondent and author.
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    An East Hampton woman, Vaughan Allentuck, left her handbag in a shopping cart at the IGA Supersaver store on April 10 and drove away. When she returned, the bag was gone. It contained $200 and numerous credit cards, one of which, police learned, was used minutes later at a gas station. She immediately canceled all the cards. Police report no leads to date.

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  •     Alice H. Mund, a tireless volunteer for the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, which she joined in 1955, and a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, died at home in Lewes, Del., on March 10. She was 84.
        She left her mark on all those with whom she came in contact, her family said, and was “a lady of the greatest generation, a lady who lived through good times and tumultuous times and personal trials, but always did so with grace, style, and good humor.”

  •     Elliott Goldberg, a former accountant and a 20-year resident of Montauk Highway in East Hampton Village, died at home on April 11. He was 75 and had been ill for some time, his wife, Ellen Goldberg, said.
        He was born on May 19, 1937, in Brooklyn to Samuel Goldberg and the former Esfir Sonkin. He grew up in Brownsville, Brooklyn, where he attended Thomas Jefferson High School.

  •     Ruth Foster Fleming of Cove Hollow Road, East Hampton, died on Saturday at Southampton Hospital of a respiratory condition. She was 79.
        Born in 1933 in Sagaponack to the former Amy Gould and Everett Foster, she grew up with her sister, Janet, on what is still known as the Foster Farm.
        She attended the Sagaponack School and Bridgehampton High School, and graduated with a degree in business administration from Skidmore College in Saratoga, N.Y., in 1955.

  •     The Star has received word of the death on Dec. 25 of Douglas A. Freytag of East Hampton. Mr. Freytag, who was 66, died at the Northport Veterans Administration Hospital of complications related to past exposure to Agent Orange, his family said.
        Mr. Freytag was born on Oct. 4, 1946, to Warren H. Freytag and the former Helen L. Brooks. He grew up in East Hampton and graduated from East Hampton High School, entering the Air Force just after graduation in 1965.

  •     Natacha Pehlman Dykman, a former president of the League of Women Voters of New York State who spent the last year and a half of her life in East Hampton with her son, Timothy Hogue Dykman, died at the age of 90 on April 14 at Southampton Hospital. She died of heart failure, her family said, but had been in declining health over the past several years, as she had Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.

  • For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship. 

    The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden. 

  • The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well. 

    The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free. 

  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.