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  •     The Montauk Playhouse Community Center will have a generator by summer. The Village of East Hampton is to donate a used one that will be delivered within the month, Bruce Bates, the director of East Hampton Town’s emergency preparedness program, told the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday.

  •     Dorothy Jean Goldfarb, who had a career in nursing before moving to East Hampton in the early 1990s, died on Saturday in New York City of a rare form of cancer. She was 81.
        She was born on Nov. 26, 1931, to Margaret S. Johnston, whose maiden name was Steele. Her father’s full name was not provided. She was born in Lonaconing, Md., and grew up there.

  •     Audrey Bateman Georges, a summer resident of Amagansett, died in her sleep in the early morning of March 6 from complications associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or A.L.S. She was diagnosed with the disease in 2009.

  •     Justine Kornelussen died on March 8 at home in East Hampton, where she lived for almost 50 years. She had been ill with lung cancer for a year and also had dementia, her son, Frank Kornelussen, said on Monday. She was 87 years old.

    M. Martin to Byck Designs, L.L.C., 75 Leeton Road, .17 acre, Feb. 7, $750,000.
    D. Stanzione to K. Cornick and E. Hoffman, 90 Meeting House Lane, .51 acre, Feb. 1, $1,550,000.
    M. Shafir to D.C.B. Trust, 18 Jacqueline Drive, .17 acre, Jan. 25, $2,850,000.

    V. Randazzo to D. Catanzaro, 3 Wooded Oak Lane, .61 acre (vacant), Jan. 24, $400,000.
    A. Marino Trust to R. and S. Bond, 83 Whooping Hollow Road (vacant), Jan. 29, $312,000.


  • April 7, 1988
        Shawn Turner set a new East Hampton High School high jump record of 6 feet 3 inches, and surprisingly good performances were recorded by hitherto-untried competitors in East Hampton-Pierson’s league season-opener here Tuesday with Mercy High School of Riverhead. East Hampton won the meet 106-19.

    April 14, 1988
        Another honor came Kenny Wood’s way on Sunday as Newsday named him to its 10-player all-Long Island boys basketball team.

  • Thursday, April 4
    GIRLS TRACK, East Hampton at Sayville, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS LACROSSE, Kings Park at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS TRACK, Sayville at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, April 5
    BASEBALL, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 4:30 p.m.
    GIRLS LACROSSE, Sayville at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS TENNIS, Southampton at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, April 6
    SOFTBALL, Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, nonleague, 11 a.m.

  •     From 6 to 9 tonight there will be no-charge swing dancing to the Max Feldschuh Quintet, as well as free lessons in the basics, at a bandstand night at 230 Down, the bottom level of 230 Elm Street in Southampton.

  •     Mick Hargreaves and Pete Mancini will embark on a tour of mid-Atlantic states on Wednesday. The musicians will perform material from their respective catalogs in an acoustic duet format. The tour, lasting through April 27, will take the duo to venues in New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Virginia, as well as across Long Island.

  •     On Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Watermill Center, Marc Robinson will trace the many variations and meanings of the small hand gestures that make up most of the action in the opera “Einstein on the Beach.” He will follow the opera from its 1976 premiere to its 2012 restaging, drawing on research from the Einstein archives at the Columbia University Library and the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation.

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  • Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.

  • For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship. 

    The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden. 

  • The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well. 

    The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free. 

  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.