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  • Christine D. Barnes, who, with her husband of 61 years, made Amagansett her summer home for many years, died at home there on Aug. 20. Her family said her death was due to cardiopulmonary arrest and unexpected. Known as Chris, Mrs. Barnes, a physical education teacher in Highland, N.Y., for almost 40 years, was 86.

  •     A joint memorial service for Dorothy and Walter Bennett of Cross Highway, Amagansett, will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in Amagansett at 1 p.m. on Sept. 20. Mr. Bennett died on March 31 of prostate cancer. He was 83. Mrs. Bennett died in 2008. The Bennetts ran Brent’s Store in Amagansett for many years. Mr. Bennett was also a commercial fisherman.


  • A benefit will be held Saturday for the Donald T. Sharkey Memorial Community Fund, established in honor of the late East Hampton Town building inspector.

    The day will begin with the community fund’s fourth annual motorcycle ride with the Red Knights Chapter 25. Registration will take place at 9:30 a.m. at the Bridgehampton Fire Department, with coffee and bagels provided by Goldberg’s. A ride to Montauk Point will begin at 11 a.m. A donation of $30 per rider has been requested.

    M. and C. Miller to A. Gross, 224 Town Lane, .9 acre, July 11, $1,400,000.
    M. Hyer to Chaway L.L.C., 60 Hand Lane, .54 acre, July 16, $2,400,000.
    E. and V. Kleban to S. and A. Skrenta, 32 Treasure Island Drive, .28 acre, July 1, $3,275,000.

    D. Vitiello to B. Boetger, 25 Bridge Hill Lane, 1.06 acres, July 8, $2,750,000.
    G. Baum (by referee) to PCG REO Holdings L.L.C., 500 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, .83 acre, Feb. 7, $1,301,297.

  • August 10, 1989

    Buzz Chew, which had won the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league pennant, also captured the playoff trophy as well Tuesday night as it sent Sag Harbor Industries packing, 19-4.

    Leslie Miller’s star shone the brightest in the constellation of hits that Buzz Chew strung together as she drove in three runs on a triple in the six-run second inning, and three runs with another triple in the four-run fifth.

  • Janis a Coach

    Emily Janis, who starred in field hockey and softball when she was at East Hampton High School, was recently named as an assistant field hockey coach at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa.

    Lafayette’s head coach, Jennifer Stone, said Janis’s “experience as both a Division 1 player and coach at Fairfield University, her expansive knowledge of the physiological demands of a successful hockey player, and her outstanding energy have already had a significant influence on the growth of our program.”

  • Thursday, September 11
    GOLF, Ross vs. East Hampton, South Fork Country Club, Amagansett, 3:30 p.m.
    BOYS CROSS-COUNTRY, East Hampton at Peconic invitational, Red Creek Park, Hampton Bays, 4 p.m.
    BOYS SOCCER, Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Sachem North vs. East Hampton-Bridgehampton, East Hampton High School, 5 p.m.
    FIELD HOCKEY, East Hampton at Southampton, 6:30 p.m.

    Friday, September 12

  • The Grammy-nominated Eroica Trio will premiere a new work by Bruce Wolosoff, a Shelter Island composer, at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Titled “The Loom,” the piece was inspired by the paintings of Eric Fischl, who collaborated closely on the project and created a new painting inspired by Mr. Wolosoff’s music. Trios by Beethoven and Smetana will also be on the program.

  • The John Drew Theater Lab will present a free staged reading of “Viva Los Bastarditos,” a new musical by Jake Oliver, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The production will be directed by Ethan McSweeny, a Tony Award nominee, and will star Blake DeLong and Alex Morf.

  • Speaking of horticulture, the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack will close its garden season with a party on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine and a stroll around the garden will be free for members, $40 for nonmembers. Guests can R.S.V.P. to

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  • Middletown — The East Hampton High School boys soccer team won in the New York State Final Four match Saturday, 3-0 over Jamesville-DeWitt, which advances them to the Class A championship Sunday. For the full game story, click here.

  • Tuesday is Veterans Day, a time to honor those who have served the country. There are several parades scheduled between Montauk and Southampton, during which the community can applaud and salute the veterans living among us.  

  • Vinnie Grimes is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year and will be honored at the chamber’s End of Season Gala on Nov. 15 at East by Northeast.

    "Vinnie has given a lifetime of service to his community which is why the Montauk Chamber selected him as Person of The Year for 2014,” Laraine Creegan, the executive director of the chamber, said.

  • 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.