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  •     Guild Hall will screen a National Theatre Live presentation of “People” on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the John Drew Theater. In it, Alan Bennett, the writer, is reunited with Nicholas Hytner, the director, and the actress Frances de la Tour, with whom Mr. Bennett worked on “The History Boys” and “The Habit of Art.”

  • <P>The parade route begins near the Montauk Firehouse on Edgemere Road. The marchers, floats, and varied number of businesses and groups, such as classic-car enthusiasts work their way slowly toward downtown Montauk.
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    A gray blanket for a horse was reported missing on March 1 from a Town Lane stable. A car had been seen speeding away from the stable, raising the suspicion of a theft. However, the blanket later turned up in a nearby field. The horse had apparently disblanketed itself.

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  •     Superintendents or assistant superintendents from Springs, Southampton, Wainscott, and East Hampton will discuss the 2-percent tax levy cap, shared services and consolidation, unfunded mandates, security concerns, teacher evaluations, and other subjects during a meeting in Southampton on Monday sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons.

  •     Hathaway Martin Barry, 62, a lifelong resident of North Haven and Sag Harbor who was known as Hap, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on March 3. Mr. Barry, who had had heart problems, was said to have lived an uncomplicated life, employed mostly at the Baron’s Cove Inn, which was owned and operated by his uncle and his father.

  •     Ernest Leroy Thomsen, a former East Hampton Town policeman who retired as a sergeant in 1974, died at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on Feb. 20, from complications from diabetes and a heart attack. He was 84 and had been sick for a couple of months.
        Known as Roy, he was born in Queens to Ernest Thomsen and the former Jessie Bachelor on May 30, 1928. He grew up in Queens.

  •     Word has reached The Star of the death of Stefon Marcel Johnson of Portsmouth, Va., a childhood resident of Bridgehampton, who died on March 1 at the Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn. Mr. Johnson, who was 22, was born with sickle cell anemia, an inherited disease caused by an abnormal protein inside red blood cells.

  •     Rose M. Swanson of East Hampton, who worked as a waitress at such restaurants as John Duck’s and Balzarini’s in Southampton, died in Southampton on Feb. 26 at the age of 87.

  •     Edward John Golden, who was called Skip and spent the first half of his life in Montauk, died on Feb. 27 following a seizure. He was 48.
        Mr. Golden had been a resident of the Association for Help of Retarded Children’s intermediate care facility in Shoreham for the last 24 years.
        Born in Flushing on Aug. 10, 1964, he was the son of Edward Golden and the former Margaret Burke, now Margaret Lachman. His father died in 1969.

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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.