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  •     Phyllis Marion McKay, a former housekeeper at Gurney’s Inn who lived on West Lake Drive in Montauk for many years, died of natural causes on Sept. 26 at Kettle Brook Care Center in East Windsor, Conn. She was 93.
        She was born on July 7, 1919, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, to John DeCastro and the former Delphena Calderia. She married John McKay, a native of Scotland, on March 31, 1951.

  •     Dorothea Verzillo, a frequent visitor to the East Hampton home of her niece Madeleine Meehan, died in her sleep at her residence in Florence, Italy, on Sept. 26. She was 104.
        She was born in Berlin on May 8, 1908, a daughter of Dr. Leo Meyer and the former Irma Goldstein. She was working in the art market at a time when National Socialism under Hitler began restricting creative freedoms, and left Germany for Florence. Her parents stayed behind, and perished in the Holocaust.

    J. and K. Kennedy to 25 Broadview L.L.C., 25 Broadview Road, 1.5 acres, Aug. 15, $1,410,000.

    M. Dos Santos to G. and S. Galati, 42 Kettle Hole Road, .82 acre (vacant), Aug. 23, $1,025,000.
    G. Prokop to M. and A. Jaffe, 23 Fort Pond Road, Unit 127, Aug. 10, $450,000.

    W. and E. Tobin to T. Ring and K. Gleason, 3 Grape Arbor Lane, 1.37 acres, Aug. 17, $3,175,000.
    R. Sachs to G. and K. Kline, 33 Old Orchard Lane, 1.89 acres, Aug. 16, $3,900,000.


  •    Nic Roldan, who summers in Water Mill and has played with teams contesting cups at the Bridgehampton Polo Club for years, and Tommy Biddle, another Bridgehampton veteran who once quarterbacked the University of South Carolina’s football team, are to square off in the featured match at the Scottsdale, Ariz., polo championships on Oct. 20.
       Biddle will captain the Hamptons team, and Roldan will captain the Los Angeles-based Bel Air team.

  • Thursday, October 4
    GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, East Hampton at Islip, 5 p.m.
    GIRLS SOCCER, East Hampton at Islip, 4:30 p.m.
    GOLF, East Hampton at Southampton, 4p.m.
    FIELD HOCKEY, East Hampton at Southampton, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, October 5
    GIRLS TENNIS, Shoreham at East Hampton, 4 p.m.
    BOYS SOCCER, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

  • In the Shadow of a Hospital

  •    A concert featuring the Gawler Family and Bennett Konesni of Shelter Island’s Sylvester Manor will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the meetinghouse of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton.
       The Gawlers, who hark back to folk traditions from throughout the world, are known for their ballads and more raucous fiddle tunes. Edith Gawler has brought her new husband, Mr. Konesni, to the group. He plays ancient work songs on his banjo and guitar.

  • Perlman in Fall
        The Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island will present alumni recitals and works-in-progress concerts in the program’s Kristy and James H. Clark Arts Center this fall. The alumni recitals will be on Saturday and Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. This week’s concert will feature Molly Carr on viola and Yannick Rafalimanana on piano performing works by Rebecca Clarke, Edward Elgar, and Franz Schubert. Tickets cost $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

  •     With so many films to choose from, how does one make a choice among the smaller, independent films that may never make it to distribution? The following is an opinionated sampling of the feature films available for preview before the festival.

    Big Boys Gone Bananas!*”
    Fredrik Gertten
    Southampton, Saturday, 1:45 p.m.; East Hampton, Monday, 8:45 p.m.

  • ride’s cousins Maisie Rude and Robert Rude of Atlanta served as flower girl and ring bearer. Other attendants included John Foley and Gerard Miller, who are friends of the groom from New Hampshire.

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  • The Montauk festivities will have to wait. Thanks to the rain, Saturday's plans have been canceled with the exception of a fireworks show on Saturday night.

  • With Election Day is a little more than a month away, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Representative Tim Bishop to represent New York's First Congressional District, visited East Hampton, where he met supporters on Thursday. The cocktail-hour for Mr. Zeldin was held at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton Village. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee sponsored the event.

  • Additional batches of tickets to several choice screenings during the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival went on sale Thursday.

  • 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.