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  •     A graveside service for Margaret L. Butts will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Sag Harbor.
        Ms. Butts died on March 15. She was 72. Known as Peggy, she was a secretary for 30 years at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor. She retired from the school district in the early 1990s and moved with her husband, Fred L. Butts Jr., to Florida to be near their children and grandchildren. Mr. Butts died before her.

  •     Annette Sabin of Amagansett died yesterday of heart disease. She was 89 and is survived by her children, Barbara Mikulic and Robert and Andrew Sabin.
        A private service will be held tomorrow. Friends have been invited to call on Andrew Sabin at his house on Bluff Road tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and on Monday at his home in New York City.
        A full obituary will appear in a future issue.


  •     A jazz memorial for Hal McKusick, a noted musician who lived in Sag Harbor and in recent years taught at the Ross School in East Hampton, will be held at Saint Peter’s Church at 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street in Manhattan on Monday at 7 p.m. Mr. McKusick died on April 10 in Sag Harbor.

  •     Edmund Raphael Davis of Ocean Road, Bridgehampton, died on Monday at Southampton Hospital. He was 86. His funeral service will be private. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

    F. and L. Baker to 27 Indian Wells L.L.C., 27 Indian Wells Highway, 1.5 acres, July 20, $2,590,000.

    A. Gregg Jr. (by referee) to Kondaur Capital Corporation, 34 Morris Park Lane, May 5, $242,000.
    R. Perone to J. Rubino, 4 Amy’s Lane, 2 acres (vacant), Aug. 14, $1,175,000.
    N. Eckert to J. and D. Weldon, 311 Two Holes of Water Road, 3.3 acres, Aug. 9, $1,877,500.

    S. and T. Bernstein to R. and M. Vinder, 10 Baiting Hollow Road, 1.03 acres, July 31, $5,200,000.

  • Thursday, September 27
    GOLF, East Hampton vs. Center Moriches, Maidstone Club, 4 p.m.
    GIRLS SOCCER, Eastport-South Manor at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Eastport-South Manor at East Hampton, 5 p.m.
    CROSS-COUNTRY, Westhampton boys vs. East Hampton, 4 p.m., and Elwood-John Glenn girls vs. East Hampton, 4:30, Indian Island County Park, Riverhead.

  • Ivories Tinkling
        On Sunday at 3:30 p.m., Anne Tedesco will return to the Montauk Library to perform a concert of classical works for the piano by Bach, Gliere, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Schumann, and Chopin. 
        Ms. Tedesco has taught music history, theory, classical piano, and fine arts since 1982 at St. John’s University in Queens. She and her husband own a house in Montauk.

  •     East Hampton Village police yesterday announced the arrest of a man alleged to have defaced public property with anti-Barack Obama graffiti over the last four months. Recently, the graffiti became overtly racial in nature. Lawrence G. Nickel, 63, of East Hampton was charged with one felony count of criminal mischief, 12 misdemeanor counts of making graffiti, and one misdemeanor count of petty larceny.

  •     Sag Harbor has been missing a village trustee since the August resignation of Timothy Culver, and Mayor Brian Gilbride does not plan to appoint someone to fill his seat, preferring that the public choose someone at the next election.
        At the board’s last meeting there were only three members present. Dr. Robby Stein was absent, having been injured in a bicycle accident on Suffolk Street.

  • Feeding Time at Sofo

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  • 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.

  • Saturday's weather means you may have to change your day's plans. 

    The Clamshell Foundation's annual Sandcastle Contest at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett was canceled for the first time in its 23-year history, according to the announcement posted on the foundation's Facebook page Saturday morning. No rain date was set, so sandcastle builders will have to wait until next year. T-shirts designed by Peter Spacek are still for sale, though. Visit the Clamshell Foundation's website for more information. 

  • This weekend will be the first time that it will be illegal to drink alcoholic beverages during the day at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. 

  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.

  • Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.