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  • Marianne Ajamy, an artist and designer, succumbed to leukemia on Saturday at her Hoppin Avenue house in Montauk. She was 66 and had been ill for a year.

    Ms. Ajamy’s paintings had been exhibited on the East End, and a vase she had decorated, her “Butterfly Fantasy Vase,” was included in the book “The Painted Butterfly: 15 Painting Projects for Home Décor.” She also was known for painting children’s faces at birthday parties.

  • Isabelle Ray Morgan, a lifelong East Hampton resident who helped baymen by opening shellfish at her shucking shack in Springs, died of pneumonia on Christmas Day at Southampton Hospital. She was 86.

  • Robert Joseph Langs, a psychoanalyst and author of more than 40 books on psychiatry for professionals as well as the public, died of amyloidosis, a rare blood disease, at home in New York City on Nov. 8 at the age of 86.

    R. and L. Capano to M. Guercio and D. DeRisi, 21 Golf Club Drive, 1.88 acres, Oct. 20, $1,605,000.
    Flex Development to D. Sylvester, 76 Schellinger Road, .9 acre, Oct. 28, $2,675,000.
    Low Flyers L.L.C. to R. Magnotta and W. Beattie, 1 Cranberry Hole Road, .75 acre, Oct. 30, $1,500,000.
    C. and J. Hillmann to D. Kopinski, 30 Devon Road, .23 acre, Oct. 28, $2,050,000.

    D. Brockman to S. Boshwit, 101 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, .33 acre, Nov. 3, $940,000.

  • Thursday, January 1
    POLAR BEAR PLUNGES, Gurney’s Inn, Montauk, plungers to meet in spa lobby at 11 a.m.; East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad plunge, to benefit East Hampton Food Pantry, Main Beach, East Hampton, 1 p.m., registration from 11:30 a.m., and Seafood Shop plunge, to benefit Phoenix House, Beach Lane road-end, Wainscott, 2:30 p.m.

    Saturday, January 3
    BOYS WINTER TRACK, East Hampton at invitational meet, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 1:30 p.m.

  • The Springs School Board convened a special session Thursday morning to unanimously appoint Christopher Sarlo as interim principal.

    Eric Casale, the current principal, will undergo spinal surgery on Jan. 6. He is expected to return to his post in February.

    Mr. Sarlo was a principal of East Hampton High School and in 2005 served as the interim principal of the Springs School. As interim principal this time around, he will serve from Jan. 5 until Jan. 31.

  • East Hampton

    The men’s room by the cafeteria at East Hampton High School on Long Lane was the target of a vandal last Thursday. Adam Fine, the school’s principal, told police that at about noon someone slammed “a blunt instrument” at the toilet in the handicapped-access stall, damaging its right side.

    East Hampton Village

  • “The Snowflake Man”

    After a week with no school, families needing some out-of-the-house entertainment might head over to the Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor on Saturday, where Puppetkabob will present “The Snowflake Man” at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Inspired by the true story of the man who first photographed a snow crystal, the show uses Czech-style marionettes to share this fascinating American tale. Tickets cost $12, $10 for grandparents and theater members, and $8 for siblings or additional children in the same group.

  • Maria Suzanne Dayton and Nicholas Richard Nemecek of Washington, D.C., were married on Sept. 21 at East Hampton Point. Barbara Hansen officiated the ceremony, and a reception followed at the restaurant.

    The bride, whose parents are Jonathan and Suzanne Dayton of East Hampton, is a marketing coordinator and in international sales at EDVOTEK. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Mary Washington College, where she graduated in 2004, and earned a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007. She graduated from East Hampton High School in 2000.

  • Robert T. Snyder, a labor lawyer and former judge with the National Labor Relations Board, died in his sleep at his Sag Harbor house on Dec. 10, after returning from a rehearsal for the annual holiday concert of the Sag Harbor Community Band, with which he played clarinet.  He was 84 and had not been ill.

    Mr. Snyder, who also lived in New York City and spent the month of January in Sanibel, Fla., “was passionate about his music, and passionate about the law,” his wife of 16 years, Elaine Congress, said.

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