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  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
  • Allan Stivers Kahkonen, a master carpenter who worked on several historic restorations in East Hampton, died at his home in Franklin, N.C. He was 79.
  • James Randolph Stansfield, an artist, educator, and former resident of Amagansett, died on April 11 in Pompton Plains, N.J. He was 93.
  • A funeral Mass will be offered at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton at 10 a.m. on Friday for Joseph J. Olszewski Sr. of East Hampton, who died on May 12.
  • Eileen Ceceil Crichton, a Montauk resident known as Sunny, died on April 24 at Southampton Hospital.
  • A memorial service for Helen E. Sheehy will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton on May 23 at 2 p.m.
  • Glyn Erwin, who came to Montauk in 1975 as a member of the Air Force stationed at Camp Hero, died at Southampton Hospital on April 18 after a long illness.
  • A memorial celebration for Connie Anderson will be held on Saturday at 4 p.m. at the community center at the St. Michael’s senior citizens housing complex in Amagansett.
  • A memorial for the World War II veteran will be held at his Squaw Road residence in Springs on Sunday.

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  • An exhibition of modernist paintings by Kenneth B. Walsh at the Woodbine Collection gallery at 649 Montauk Highway concluded on June 25, but the artist's iconic "Montauk" painting will remain on display at the gallery for another month, along with select reproductions of his work depicting the hamlet.
  • Fourth of July festivities have passed, but there's no shortage of things to keep you busy this weekend. Here's the line-up of a few of them.
  • There are still spots available for a Fourth of July fireworks cruise sponsored by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce aboard the Viking Starship.
  • Fourth of July weekend means the South Fork is more jam-packed than usual, and there's plenty to do. Here’s a round-up of the weekend’s events.

    First, fireworks. There are several shows this weekend. On Friday, the Southampton Fresh Air Home will display Fireworks by Grucci at 9:15 p.m. Tickets are required for the event. It takes place at 1030 Meadow Lane in Southampton, but can be seen from various spots around the Shinnecock Bay area.

  • This summer's second issue of EAST, The Star's seasonal magazine, takes you down back roads and around unexpected bends to uncover the secrets and back stories of what might easily be mistaken for fully mapped East End territory.
  • Reservations may be required for many things "Hamptons," but even without reservations, you can get a great seat for one of the many local fireworks displays happening over the next week.
  • The annual Stony Hill Stables Foundation benefit is on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. on the stables’ grounds on Town Lane in Amagansett. The foundation is a not-for-profit organization that promotes equine sports through riding education and competitive opportunities for children and young adults. Tickets are $125, or $200 for a couple, and are available in advance at stonyhillstables.com/shsfoundation and at the gate on Saturday. Children under 12 will be admitted free.

  • The Amagansett Food Institute will hold the first in a series of business meet-ups for small food producers Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the headquarters of Plain-T, a purveyor of boutique teas, at 87 Powell Avenue in Southampton.

    Cheryl Clements, the founder and chief executive of PieShell, will discuss crowdfunding for small food businesses and describe how PieShell works. She describes the company as “a rewards-based crowdfunding site for food and beverage entrepreneurs that is changing the way food companies are funded,” saying it has “built a vibrant community of entrepreneurs, committed foodies, and trendsetters.”

    Alessandro and Tathiana Texeira, Plain-T’s co-founders, will provide tastings of several of their products.

  • Seventy-five years ago on June 13, four saboteurs came ashore on the beach at Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett from a U-boat, the northern prong of a two-prong infiltration by German-Americans planned by the Nazis.
  • East Hampton Town is selling surplus items, from used police cars to trucks, snowplows, and roll-off containers, through an online auction site