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  • Guild Hall will present the Met: Live in HD’s broadcast of “The Merry Widow,” an opera by the Austro-Hungarian composer Franz Lehár, on Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. Premiered in Vienna in 1905, the comic opera concerns a wealthy widow from Ponteverdo, whose citizens fear their country will be bankrupted if she marries a foreigner and takes her money elsewhere.

  • A memorial service for Jeff Golub of New York City and Bridgehampton will be held Thursday at the Society for Ethical Culture at 2 West 64th Street in Manhattan at 1 p.m.

    Mr. Golub, a jazz, blues, and rock guitarist with a long solo career and who also played with Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Peter Wolf (of the J. Geils Band), John Waite, Vanessa Williams, Gato Barbieri, and Bill Evans, among many others, died on New Year's Day at home in New York.

    He was 59 and had been diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy, a brain disorder.

  • East Hampton

    A mailbox outside an Atlantic Street house was vandalized between Dec. 20 and Dec. 23. Vincent Aversano told police the black metal box was worth about $40.

    East Hampton Village

  • Marianne Ajamy, an artist and designer, succumbed to leukemia on Saturday at her Hoppin Avenue house in Montauk. She was 66 and had been ill for a year.

    Ms. Ajamy’s paintings had been exhibited on the East End, and a vase she had decorated, her “Butterfly Fantasy Vase,” was included in the book “The Painted Butterfly: 15 Painting Projects for Home Décor.” She also was known for painting children’s faces at birthday parties.

  • Isabelle Ray Morgan, a lifelong East Hampton resident who helped baymen by opening shellfish at her shucking shack in Springs, died of pneumonia on Christmas Day at Southampton Hospital. She was 86.

  • Robert Joseph Langs, a psychoanalyst and author of more than 40 books on psychiatry for professionals as well as the public, died of amyloidosis, a rare blood disease, at home in New York City on Nov. 8 at the age of 86.

    R. and L. Capano to M. Guercio and D. DeRisi, 21 Golf Club Drive, 1.88 acres, Oct. 20, $1,605,000.
    Flex Development to D. Sylvester, 76 Schellinger Road, .9 acre, Oct. 28, $2,675,000.
    Low Flyers L.L.C. to R. Magnotta and W. Beattie, 1 Cranberry Hole Road, .75 acre, Oct. 30, $1,500,000.
    C. and J. Hillmann to D. Kopinski, 30 Devon Road, .23 acre, Oct. 28, $2,050,000.

    D. Brockman to S. Boshwit, 101 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, .33 acre, Nov. 3, $940,000.

  • Thursday, January 1
    POLAR BEAR PLUNGES, Gurney’s Inn, Montauk, plungers to meet in spa lobby at 11 a.m.; East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad plunge, to benefit East Hampton Food Pantry, Main Beach, East Hampton, 1 p.m., registration from 11:30 a.m., and Seafood Shop plunge, to benefit Phoenix House, Beach Lane road-end, Wainscott, 2:30 p.m.

    Saturday, January 3
    BOYS WINTER TRACK, East Hampton at invitational meet, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 1:30 p.m.

  • The Springs School Board convened a special session Thursday morning to unanimously appoint Christopher Sarlo as interim principal.

    Eric Casale, the current principal, will undergo spinal surgery on Jan. 6. He is expected to return to his post in February.

    Mr. Sarlo was a principal of East Hampton High School and in 2005 served as the interim principal of the Springs School. As interim principal this time around, he will serve from Jan. 5 until Jan. 31.

  • East Hampton

    The men’s room by the cafeteria at East Hampton High School on Long Lane was the target of a vandal last Thursday. Adam Fine, the school’s principal, told police that at about noon someone slammed “a blunt instrument” at the toilet in the handicapped-access stall, damaging its right side.

    East Hampton Village

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