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  •     Brenda Horland Kreichman loved to dance and play tennis. She enjoyed long, vigorous walks near her house in Springs and on the beach at Maidstone Park with her grandchildren, Kyle and Will K. Schuler and Alex Kreichman.
        Mrs. Kreichman died on July 2 of complications of a neurological disorder. She was 72.
         Mrs. Kreichman was born in Brooklyn to Herb Horland and the former Syd Reicher, and raised in Belle Harbor, Queens, with her twin sister, Jackie.

  •     Stephanie M. Chapman of Osborne Lane, East Hampton, died at home on Tuesday at the age of 88. The family attributed her death to old age.
        Born in Southampton on Feb. 29, 1924, to Adam Marcincuk and Ladislaa Krelski, Ms. Chapman was the youngest of seven siblings and the only girl. None of her brothers survive.

  •     Bonnie Jean Addy Mauro, who saw the world as an American Airlines stewardess in the early 1950s, died on July 1 at home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., after an illness. A former part-time resident of Amagansett, she was 82.

  •     Andrew A. Weiss, an East Hampton High School graduate and former president of the Peconic chapter of the American Institute of Architects, died of a heart attack on July 25 in Riverhead, where he was staying. He was 63.
        He was born to Theodore and Frances Weiss in New York City on Sep. 10, 1948. His parents moved to Springs not long afterward.

  •     Jane M. Smith, a founding member of two chapters of the singing group Sweet Adelines, died at Southampton Hospital on July 20 at the age of 88.
        A funeral service was held at the Old Whalers Presbyterian Church in Sag Harbor on July 24, with burial following at Oakland Cemetery in Sag Harbor. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition.

  • “Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues” will have its world premiere at Bay Street Theatre on Tuesday. Lillias White, a Tony, People’s Choice, and Outer Critics Award winner, will star as Maybelle Smith, a blues singer taking on the challenges of 1950s America. Written and directed by Paul Levine, recognized by Daily Variety for best director and best production of the year, the show will run through Sept. 2. Showtimes are Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7. There are Wednesday matinees on Aug. 15, 22, and 29 at 2 p.m., and matinees on Saturdays Aug.

  • New Owners for UPS Store
        The UPS Store at 81 Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village is under new ownership. Chet Borgida, a retired financial executive, has taken over the store with his wife, Susan, a senior executive for a healthcare management firm.
        This is the couple’s first entrepreneurial venture. They plan to expand their services to include online printing and other business services. Greg Simmons will stay on as manager and Diane Peralta as assistant manager.

    J. Davis to D. Bruno and B. Bennett, 81 Abrahams Landing Road, .57 acre, June 15, $1,190,000.

    R. and K. Young to 23 Atlantic L.L.C., 32 Atlantic Street, June 18, $547,410.
    B. Roaman to M. and W. Clurman, M and W, 53 Buell Lane, .5 acre, June 18, $1,375,000.
    Sciortino, A. to Sokolovsky, I. and Felman, 55 Landfall Road, .91 acre, June 14, $1,175,000.
    King Jr. M. and D. to Marcus, C. 5 Terry’s Trail, 3.7 acre, June 20, $1,750,000.

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  • Thursday, August 2
    BENEFIT SOFTBALL, Travis Field tournament begins, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett, 5:30 p.m.
    BEACH VOLLEYBALL, games at Gurney’s Inn, Montauk, from 6 p.m.

    Friday, August 3
    BENEFIT SOFTBALL, Travis Field tournament, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett, 5:30 p.m.

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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.