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  • Patricia A. Reilly Dunn, who lived on Newtown Lane in East Hampton for 50 years and in that time managed the Sea Spray Inn and worked as a real estate broker at the Windward and Devlin McNiff agencies, died on Aug. 13 at home in Ridge after a brief illness.
  • The Shelter Island Friends of Music’s free concert series will present Intersection, a music trio based in New York City, on Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

    Intersection features Laura Frautschi on violin, Kristina Reiko Cooper on cello, and John Novacek on piano. Its repertoire ranges from the classic, multiple-instrument concerti of Beethoven, Brahms, and Mendelssohn to new works written by such young composers as Patrick Zimmerli, Kenji Bunch, Dan Coleman, and Ryuichi Sakamoto.

  • Deborah Feingold, a New York photographer known for her portraits of actors, musicians, designers, and other public figures, many of which have graced book covers, will sign copies of hew new book, “Music,” on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at John Varvatos on Newtown Lane.

  • Vera Lens Holden, a Montauk resident for over 40 years and one of the first occupants of a Leisurama house in Culloden Shores, died on Aug. 13 in Farmington, Conn.
  • A celebration of the life of David Carney, a former United Nations economist, educator, and author who worked extensively in Africa and the West Indies before retiring to Sag Harbor in 1985, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Bridgehampton Senior Center.
  • East Hampton Town announced Tuesday that it has won a $9.9 million federal grant to buy low-lying properties along the water in Lazy Point, Amagansett.
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    Manuel Guerro’s BMW, parked outside an Amagansett Drive East house, was damaged overnight on Aug. 11, with extensive scratches in the vehicle’s finish.
     

    East Hampton Village

    A mailbox was damaged, apparently by vandals, and fell off its post on Egypt Close Road last weekend.

  • On Monday night, the Sag Harbor School Board appointed Thomas J. Schiavoni, a parent and longtime schoolteacher, to fill a vacancy.

    Mr. Schiavoni, who lives on North Haven and teaches at Center Moriches High School, is filling the seat of Daniel Hartnett, who resigned last month after he moved to Springs. To remain on the board, Mr. Schiavoni would have to seek a full three-year term during the regular elections in May 2015. He was elected to the North Haven Village Board in June.

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  • Felice Lupo, who established Astro Pizza in Amagansett in the early ’70s, naming it to commemorate the space explorations of the time, died at home on Aug. 8 in Baltimore, where he had lived for several years. He was 88. He had not been ill, his family said, and died peacefully in his sleep.

    Mr. Lupo was a familiar figure in Amagansett, where his children still run the pizza place and restaurant on Main Street.

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