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  • AMAGANSETT
    P. Campion to M. and R. Byrne, 212 Fresh Pond Road, .33 acre, Nov. 27, $2,401,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    T. Miller to M. Nuti, 36 Oak View Highway, 1.02 acres, Nov. 20, $535,000.
    19 Indian Hill Road to N. Gottesman, 19 Indian Hill Lane, .14 acre, Dec. 20, $1,340,000.
    J. and C. Hren to 95 Skimhampton L.L.C., 95 Skimhampton Road, Dec. 13, $1,800,000.
    M. and D. Derrig to 12 Wireless Road L.L.C., 12 Wireless Road, .52 acre, Dec. 10, $2,900,000.

  • Heine Qualifies
        Kevin Heine, a 185-pound Pierson senior who competes at 220 pounds for the East Hampton High School wrestling team, qualified for the county tournament as the result of his third-place finish in the league tourney at Westhampton Beach High School Saturday.
        Heine, who plans to attend the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Cape Cod in the fall, pinned his consolation-round opponent, Amityville’s Joseph Torres, midway through the second period.

  • Thursday, February 7
     BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, 4:30 p.m.


    Friday, February 8
    BOYS SWIMMING, League II championships, Hauppauge High School, 4:30 p.m.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, 6:15 p.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Bridgehampton at Ross, 4:30 p.m., and Stony Brook at Pierson, 6:15.


    Sunday, February 10
    WINTER TRACK, East Hampton boys and girls at state qualifier meets, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 11 a.m.

  • Talent Show Auditions
        “Talent Showcase,” a regional public access show broadcast on Cablevision, will be holding auditions on Feb. 23 at Cablevision’s headquarters in Hauppauge. The shows are taped at LTV Studios in East Hampton.

  •     Yes, spring seems far off. And yes, Major Jackson sounds like an important figure in the Battle of Antietam. Neither is the case, however, and both will converge Wednesday for the start of that season’s months-long series of readings and talks at Stony Brook Southampton. Writers Speak happens weekly at 7 p.m. upstairs in Chancellors Hall.

  • East Hampton

    Several youths were reported congregating in the backyard of a house on Buell Lane Extension on the morning of Jan. 20. An officer spotted one of them running away and pursued him, catching him after a short chase. A couple of other young men were stopped as well. Police got in touch with the youths’ parents and told them to speak to their children about such behavior.

  • Shakespeare a la Hayground
        Students from the Hayground School in Bridgehampton will perform a lesser-known Shakespeare romance, “Cymbeline,” today at 1 and 6 p.m. at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor.

  •     Robert Ellsworth Bennett, a locksmith who had worked at many trades as a younger man, died of cancer at home in Springs on Jan. 15. He was 77.
        He was born on July 14, 1935, to Lewis and Lily Wood Bennett on Cedar Street in East Hampton “in the little white house next door to the firehouse, which has since been torn down,” his family wrote. He was a tenth-generation East Hampton Bennett.

  •     William R. Peters, a corporate lawyer and businessman who had lived in East Hampton for the last 12 years, died on Jan. 21 after a sudden, short illness. His wife of 22 years, Shelley McBee Peters, was by his side. He had just turned 67.

  •     Susan Alling Miller, a summer resident of Amagansett for many years, died in her sleep at home in Stamford, Conn., on Jan. 17. She was 85.
        Born Helen Susan Alling in Newark, N.J., on Dec. 21, 1927, she was the oldest daughter of Dr. Frederic A. Alling and Helen Stearly. Her maternal grandfather was the Rt. Rev. Wilson Stearly, the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark.

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  • During the blizzard, East Hampton Town and Village officials are standing by to help, and here's a list of important phone numbers to keep handy. As you prepare for the storm, why not print this out?

    Emergency Numbers:

    The joint town and village Emergency Operations Center, which will field calls about storm-related issues, has two numbers, one for village residents and one for town residents. Village residents should call 631-907-9796, and town residents should call 631-907-9743. Emergency line remains 911. 

  • As the South Fork braces for the blizzard on Monday, we are beginning to learn of school cancellations and business closures. We will keep a running list below, but we'll need your help. Please email us announcements and information to TKV@ehstar.com to announce a meeting that has been canceled or to let your customers know you are closing early.

  • On Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday will be celebrated, and there are several observations planned on the South Fork this weekend and on Monday.

    Jack Hill, the dean of world languages and literature at the Ross School, will discuss the work of  Dr. King at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 5 p.m. "The Legacy of Dr. King and Why King Still Matters" will cover his historical significance, his 1963 "Letter From Birmingham Jail," and the continuing importance of a nonviolent fight against injustice. 

  • The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, which has raised money for breast cancer research and education for two decades now, recently donated $295,000 to fund technology and patient support services for Southampton Hospital's Ellen Hermanson Breast Center.

  • As you're cleaning house after the holidays, not everything needs to be chucked.

    The East Hampton Library will take those holiday greeting cards that arrived via the postal service. Foldable cards will be used for a craft project on Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m., when teenagers will make little boxes out of them, according Lisa Houston, a librarian. 

  • Hailing the Solstice
    All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.

    A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.

  • "Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.

  • A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.

    In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

  • There's one more chance before the holiday season to give the gift of a blood donation.

  • The East Hampton Historical Society has decked its halls, well, its lovingly maintained old structures, for two events this weekend.