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  • Tom Allon, the president and chief executive officer of Manhattan Media, which owns Dan's Papers, is running for New York mayor on the Liberal Party line, and will have a fund-raiser tomorrow at 6 p.m. at 114 Ferry Road on North Haven, hosted by Kathie Russo, the producer of Alec Baldwin's WQXR radio program and the widow of the late monologist Spalding Gray.

    Mr. Allon has made it a point to stress at his campaign appearances and material that he is the only non politician running for New York mayor in 2013.

  •     Jessica McGroarty-Stevens, a daughter of Jeanne Stevens of Montauk, and Mark Carlson, a son of Mark Carlson of Selden and Sharon and Greg Hayward of Farmingville, were married on June 23 at Dune Beach in Southampton.
        The bride’s grandfather Michael Hessler and brother, James McGroarty, both of Montauk, walked her down the aisle. The Rev. Alison Caiola performed the ceremony.

  •     Diggers and shapers, unite! The Clamshell Foundation’s sand castle contest starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. There will be five categories of competition: Sand Fleas, for children up to 8, Sand Hoppers, for 9 to 15-year-olds, Sand Tribes, for families, Sand Shapers, for adults, and Sand Pros, for veterans of the sand castle arts.

  •     The next session of Animal Rescue Fund classes for dogs and their masters is coming up. ARF will offer a recreational dog agility class, aimed at building trust between dogs and their handlers while giving both some exercise.
        Classes start on Saturday and go through Sept. 1, 4 to 5 p.m. for beginners and 5 to 6 p.m. for the intermediate course. The cost is $150 for five classes; class size is limited.

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    The Three Mile Harbor Boatyard in East Hampton has recently been sold, and while doing an inventory on July 25, Mark Mendelman, the manager, discovered that two outboard motors had vanished, apparently in May or June. Their value was reported at $1,200.

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  • The Princess and the Racer

        Princess Katie and Racer Steve, who play “fun, witty music that parents can enjoy with their kids,” according to their Web site, will get kids moving at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton on Tuesday. The duo and their band offer up kid-friendly rock, swing, reggae, country, funk, dance, and rockabilly tunes.

  • East Hampton Town
    Space for Cell Towers
        Using maps of the cellular communications equipment sites that the various cell companies have throughout East Hampton Town, Councilwoman Theresa Quigley has suggested the town board seek to pinpoint gaps in coverage areas and identify town lands where cell towers could be erected.

  •     Nancy Reutershan, a member of East Hampton’s Ladies Village Improvement Society for half a century and a resident since 1948 of the village, died at home on Cedar Court on July 25. She was 84.

  •     Frank J. Cafiso, who ran North Main Street Cleaners in East Hampton from 1952 to 1995, died at home on July 9 in Port Saint Lucie, Fla. He was 78. The cause was liver cancer, his family said.
        Mr. Cafiso served stateside in the Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion, both in Port Saint Lucie and the East Hampton post. He was also in the Knights of Columbus of Sag Harbor and Port Saint Lucie, the Rotary Club, and the Elks Club.

  •     Mary Colhoun, an East Hampton resident from 1955 to 1969 and a commercial pilot who logged over 20,000 hours of flight time, died on Sunday at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, Conn., surrounded by her family and her partner, William A. Hayden. Ms. Calhoun, who was 86, had renal failure.
        Ms. Colhoun was born on Jan. 11, 1926, in Mansfield, Ohio, to Robert Bushnell and the former Marietta Kegg. For much of her life, she lived in several towns in Connecticut, including Lyme, Fairfield, and Greenwich.

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  • 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.

  • Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.