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  • Edward Rossi lived a long life in Springs after his retirement as a mechanic for New York City until his death on March 10 at the age of 98. He was a World War II veteran who had served as an Army technician in Europe and Africa. While earning a certificate in aviation drafting, he worked in the Persian Room of the Plaza Hotel in the city.

  • A graveside service for Steven J. Pomerantz of South Fairview Avenue in Montauk will be held this morning at 11 a.m. at Fort Hill Cemetery in Montauk. Mr. Pomerantz, who was a building contractor and former member of the Montauk Fire Department ambulance company, was 60. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  • Andrew MacNiven, 24, who had been living in Bethlehem, Pa., following his graduation two years ago from DeSales University, where he had been a versatile member of its varsity track teams, died Saturday.

    His uncle, Tom MacNiven, of East Hampton, said a memorial service will be held at Amagansett’s Indian Wells Beach in the spring.

    A full obituary will appear in a future issue.

  • East Hampton firefighters were called to an oceanfront West End Road house on Wednesday afternoon after a report of a fire. When the first fire officials arrived on the scene at about 2:40, flames were reportedly coming through the roof.
    J. Toes and J. Padala-Toes to J. and M. Fruin, 18 Dennistoun Drive, Jan. 12, $1,275,000.
    Hand Lane L.L.C. to P. and L. Utsch, 67 Hand Lane, .48 acre, Jan. 20, $4,850,000.
    H. Lorin to K. Cram and I. Pappas, 55 Surf Drive, Dec. 16, $2,900,000.

    130 PD L.L.C. to M. and S. Gordon, 130 Pheasant Drive, 1.73 acres, Dec. 18, $1,800,000.
    M. Davis to 130 Mid Ocean Drive, 130 Mid Ocean Drive, 1.4 acres, Jan. 15, $10,000,000.


  • Girls Can Play

    Adam Wilson, the East Hampton Little League organization’s president, said this week, in response to a rumor that girls were being discouraged from playing baseball here, that a mother’s concerns posted on Facebook had resulted from “a misunderstanding.”

  • Friday, March 20
    BOYS BASKETBALL, New York State Class D boys basketball semifinal, Moriah vs. Bridgehampton, Glens Falls Civic Center, 11:45 a.m.
    BASEBALL, Hampton Bays at East Hampton, scrimmage, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 21
    BOYS BASKETBALL, New York State Class D boys basketball championship game, International Prep at Grover/New York Mills winner vs. Bridgehampton/Moriah winner, Glens Falls Civic Center, 5:30 p.m.

    Monday, March 23

  • “The Sea Is All I Know,” a 29-minute film directed by Jordan Bayne and starring the Oscar winner Melissa Leo, has signed an international distribution deal with IndieFlix and is available for viewing on and Amazon Fire TV.

  • Bay Street Theater will hold equity principal local auditions on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for its 2015 Mainstage productions, “The New Sincerity,” “Other People’s Money,” and “Grey Gardens: The Musical,” as well as for its fall production, “Of Mice and Men.”

  • The Bridgehampton Museum’s Parlor Jazz series resumes Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by Ada Rovatti, a jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger. The program, “Colori di Primavera,” will be hosted by Jane Hastay, a pianist, and Peter Martin Weiss, a bassist.

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