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  •     The Star has received word of the death on Dec. 25 of Douglas A. Freytag of East Hampton. Mr. Freytag, who was 66, died at the Northport Veterans Administration Hospital of complications related to past exposure to Agent Orange, his family said.
        Mr. Freytag was born on Oct. 4, 1946, to Warren H. Freytag and the former Helen L. Brooks. He grew up in East Hampton and graduated from East Hampton High School, entering the Air Force just after graduation in 1965.

  •     Natacha Pehlman Dykman, a former president of the League of Women Voters of New York State who spent the last year and a half of her life in East Hampton with her son, Timothy Hogue Dykman, died at the age of 90 on April 14 at Southampton Hospital. She died of heart failure, her family said, but had been in declining health over the past several years, as she had Alzheimer’s disease.

  •     There will be a paddleout service to spread the ashes of John (Jeb) Stuart at Atlantic Terrace Beach in Montauk on June 23 at 3 p.m. The Montauk lobsterman died of liver and kidney failure on April 9 at the age of 61.

  •     A memorial service for Eugenia Bartell will be held on Saturday at the Montauk Community Church starting at 2 p.m. Ms. Bartell died on April 4 at the age of 75.

  •     A memorial service for Helen Louise Freytag of East Hampton, who died on April 12, will be held at 3 p.m. on May 17 at Maidstone Park in Springs.
        An obituary for Ms. Freytag’s son, Douglas A. Freytag, appears on this page.
     

  • The Arts at Ashawagh

        A Celebration of the Arts, opening at Ashawagh Hall on Tuesday evening, will highlight the Springs School’s visiting artists program, with work by both students and artists from the community who worked with them. Student films will be screened at the opening reception, which will run from 4 to 6 p.m. The show will be on view through next Thursday.

  •    The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column, of between 700 and 1,200 words, and of short fiction, between 1,000 and 2,000 words.
       Authors can either e-mail their pieces (in text or Word format) to submissions@ehstar.com, with “Fiction” or “Guestwords” in the subject line, or mail them, preferably on disk and saved in a text format, to The Star, Box 5002, East Hampton 11937. A very short biographical note should also be included.

  • AMAGANSETT
    C. Turlinski to M. and A. Gross, 228 Town Lane, 1.36 acres, Mar. 8, $1,200,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    A. Kuhn (by executor) to J. Kim, 71 Harbor View Avenue, .23 acre (vacant), Feb. 20, $110,000.
    A. Kuhn (by executor) to M. Brennan, 73 Harbor View Avenue, .44 acre (vacant), Feb. 20, $110,000.
    T. Bacon to SeleneRMOF II, 124 Oakview Highway, .11 acre, Aug. 23, $460,451.
    E. Krug and J. Haubrich to C. Beirne and R. O’Dunne, 7 Shellfish Lane and 2-42.002, .86 acre, Mar. 8, $1,295,000.

  • Fund-Raiser
        The Greater East Hampton Education Foundation will benefit from a fund-raiser at East Hampton Point restaurant tomorrow night from 6:30 to 10:30. There will be a buffet dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and raffles. Tickets cost $35 per person.

    Off-Road Half

  • Thursday, May 2
    GIRLS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 6 p.m.

    Friday, May 3
    BOYS TENNIS, division tournament, first rounds, William Floyd High School, noon.
    SOFTBALL, Rocky Point at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BASEBALL, East Hampton at Shoreham-Wading River, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Babylon, 7 p.m.

    Saturday, May 4
    BOYS TENNIS, division tournament, quarterfinal and semifinal matches, William Floyd High School, 9 a.m.

Blogs by this author:

  • The young dancers of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presented their spring ballet this weekend at Guild Hall's John Drew Theater in East Hampton.
  • 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.