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  • William G. Abel, East Hampton’s pre-eminent surgeon as well as the chief of surgery at Southampton Hospital for many years, died on Aug. 15 at his home on Baiting Hollow Road here. He was 92.

  • George Thomas Proferes, a longtime owner of the Paradise restaurant in Sag Harbor Village, which was in his family for close to 80 years, died at Huntington Hospital on Friday. He was 75 and had pneumonia, after having had lung problems for 30 years, his wife, Carroll Proferes, said.

  • Vernal Harold Lafoe, a former resident of East Hampton, died of cancer on Sept. 17 at the Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto, Fla. He was 88.

    One of six children, Mr. Lafoe was born on June 7, 1926, in Brownington, a small town in northern Vermont, to Harold and Pearl Lafoe. In 1944, at the age of 18, he enlisted in the Navy and served with the Seabees, the Navy construction battalion, in the South Pacific.

  • Frances Starr Todd, a teacher and philanthropist who spent summers in East Hampton, died on Aug. 28 at home in Far Hills, N.J. She was 73 and had cancer.

    She was married to John Todd, whose grandparents were among the first families to build summer houses on Dunemere Lane in East Hampton. The couple lived there for a time, her daughter, Mary Starr Todd Ganzenmuller, said. She later lived on Buell Lane in a house that became a gathering place for several generations of the family.

    T. Francke to CAHEJA L.L.C., 193 Lumber Lane, .18 acre, July 31, $995,000.

    M. Winsch to Zhicay and Munoz-Zhicay, 8 Harbor View Avenue, .27 acre, July 21, $399,000.
    K. Gaugler to Ruddy Properties L.L.C., 31 and 33 Three Mile Harbor, .85 acre, July 30, $1,700,000.
    D. Sander to J., S. and B. Terner and Damhuis, 215 Buckskill Road, 2 acres, July 29, $1,020,000.
    L. Schulte to J. Margolis, 21 Route 114 (vacant), July 18, $675,000.


  • Thursday, October 2
    GOLF, East Hampton vs. Ross School, East Hampton Golf Club, 3:30 p.m.
    CROSS-COUNTRY, East Hampton boys and girls at invitational, Fireman’s Field, Ridge, 4:10 p.m.
    BOYS SOCCER, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, East Hampton at Hauppauge, 5 p.m.

    Friday, October 3
    GIRLS TENNIS, Eastport-South Manor at East Hampton, 3:30 p.m.
    GIRLS SOCCER, McGann-Mercy at East Hampton, nonleague, 3:30 p.m.

  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will kick off Columbus Day weekend on Friday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m., when Judy Carmichael and her quartet will perform music from “I Love Being Here With You,” her first all-vocal CD. One of the world’s leading interpreters of stride piano, Ms. Carmichael will sing standards by Peggy Lee, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and others from the Great American Songbook. Tickets are $45 for side seating, $55 for center, while $75 includes admission to an after-party with the artist.

  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will hold an audition for children 8 to 12 years old for its November production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” on Monday.

    The audition for the Literature Live! production, directed by Joe Minutillo, will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds living within 50 miles of Sag Harbor have been encouraged to attend. Performance dates are Nov. 5 through

  • The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will open its Salon Series of classical piano concerts with the Lysander Piano Trio on Friday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. Due to the past popularity of the series, a second performance by the trio will take place on Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. Each concert will be followed by an opportunity to meet the artists.

  • The John Drew Theater Lab will present a free reading of “Eastern Standard,” a play by Richard Greenberg, on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Peter Connolly will direct the production, with a cast of Chloe Dirksen, Joanna Howard, Kate Mueth, Christian Scheider, Tristan Vaughan, and Mr. Connolly.

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