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  • Robinson Allen Grover, a philosopher, teacher, and patron of the arts who split his time between East Hampton and West Hartford, Conn., died of myelodysplastic syndrome on March 28 at the Reservoir, a hospice in West Hartford. His family said he never complained about his illness, “calmly showing us all how to go forward with honesty, dignity, and grace.” He was 79.

  • Trond A. Myhr, a general contractor and master carpenter in East Hampton who had served in the Navy on nuclear submarines in the 1970s, died at his New York home on April 7. He was 61 and had had cancer for about a year.

    Born in Bergen, Norway, in 1953, Mr. Myhr immigrated with his parents, Svein and Ruth Myhr, to this country as a child. He grew up in Huntington Station and learned carpentry working with his father during summers.

  • Charles Robert Recktenwald, a proud Bonacker  who worked at The Star in the days when it was still printed in-house, died of cancer on March 25 at home on Jackson Street in East Hampton following a long illness. He was 81.

    Jackson Street is named for Mr. Recktenwald’s great-grandfather William Jackson Bennett, who made seven around-the-world whaling voyages and was a friend of Stephen Talkhouse.

  • Visiting hours for Gerard D. Wawryk of Sag Harbor, who died at Stony Brook University Hospital on Sunday, will be tonight from 7 to 9 at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor. A funeral Mass for Mr. Wawryk, who was 68, will be said tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in that village. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  • A van that was parked in front of a Wainscott house when it erupted in flames on Wednesday afternoon nearly caught the house on fire, too.
  • The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival will present “Iris,” the last film by Albert Maysles, who died in March at the age of 88, on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at Bay Street Theater.
    H. Jacobs Trusts to M. and D. Bitton, M and D, 5 Gilberts Path, .68 acre, Feb. 4, $1,300,000.

    R. and M. Godoy to M. Pelaez and M. Tomas, 11 Ocean Boulevard, .5 acre, Feb. 12, $410,000.
    Buquicchio Famliy Trust to J. Tigre and C. Arevalo, 42 Middle Highway, .5 acre, Feb. 12, $520,000.
    R. Levy to Flex Development, 12 Inkberry Street, Feb. 6, $927,000.
    A. Gordon to M. and C. Tremblay, 24 Montauk Avenue, .4 acre (vacant), Feb. 13, $290,000.

  • Kyle McGowin of Sag Harbor is pitching for the Los Angeles Angels’ AA Texas League entry, the Arkansas Travelers, and Chris Pike of Southampton is doing likewise for the Tampa Bay Rays’ Single-A Bowling Green (Ky.) Hot Rods in the Midwest League.

    Pike was to have started the first game of a doubleheader with the Lake County Captains, of Cleveland, Tuesday afternoon. McGowin’s record as of that day was 1-0.

  • Thursday, April 16
    GIRLS LACROSSE, Deer Park at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    SOFTBALL, East Hampton at Shoreham-Wading River, 4:30 p.m.
    Friday, April 17
    BOYS TENNIS, Riverhead at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    GIRLS TRACK, Westhampton Beach at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 5:30 p.m.
    BASEBALL, East Hampton at Amityville, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS TRACK, East Hampton at Westhampton Beach, 4 p.m.
    Saturday, April 18

  • Guild Hall has announced the election of three new trustees to its board. Florence Fabricant, Alan Levin, and John Shea were elected on Feb. 25.

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