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  • East Hampton

    A Bull Path Close woman reported having a $20,000 gold ring with a “blue-white stone diamond” stolen from her nightstand on Aug. 30. Mary Winston told police the ring had belonged to her mother, and she had had it fitted for her pinkie. Detectives are investigating.

    East Hampton Village

  • On Saturday, hiking enthusiasts will mark South Fork Trails Day with a presentation about the more than 200 miles of trails in East Hampton Town.

  • Backpack Adventure

    Most of the fun for kids this week is of the Halloween variety, but those looking for something else may find it at the South Fork Natural History Museum on Saturday, when Crystal Possehl leads kids 8 to 12 on a backpack adventure in the Vineyard Field behind the Bridgehampton museum. Kids will use binoculars, magnifiers, a compass, and other outdoor tools to observe and record their findings starting at 10 a.m. Reservations have been requested.


    For Future Baby Sitters

  • Looking ahead, the Family Service League will sponsor a free, all-day workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Springs Presbyterian Church on Old Stone Highway in East Hampton. Titled Positive Parenting with a Plan, parents and professionals have been  invited to discuss such topics as children’s emotional well-being, strengthening families, and establishing a collaborative environment for addressing children’s issues. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

  • Aileen F. Brody, 81, an East Hampton resident since the 1990s, died on Friday. Her family said she had been ill for a short time.

    Music was an important element of Mrs. Brody’s life. She earned a bachelor’s degree in the teaching of piano skills from the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music, and went on to give piano concerts and private lessons. She passed her love of music to her only child, Martha Brody, and together they performed recitals at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons.

  • Donald M. Kennedy, who survived polio, competed in the Paralympics for many years, and went on to a successful career in law, died at home in Hampton Bays last Thursday. The 81-year-old, who spent summers in Montauk since 1954, had been under a doctor’s care for atrial fibrillation.

  • A memorial gathering in honor of Asa G. Peckham, formerly of East Hampton, who died in Tampa, Fla., on Oct. 3, will be held at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett on Nov. 1 at 1 p.m.

    Mr. Peckham’s obituary will appear in a future issue. He was 63.


  • Word has reached The Star of the death on Sept. 22 of Frances Theresa (Terry) Hickey of East Hampton. She was 66.

    A service will be held on Nov. 1 at 3:30 p.m. in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton. A full obituary will appear at a future time.


    P. Kokis (by executors) to 22 Scrimshaw L.L.C., 22 Scrimshaw Lane, 1.4 acres, Aug. 22, $1,300,000.
    Farrell Holding Co. to Rosenstein Holdings, 38 Hawk’s Nest Lane, 1.9 acres (vacant), Aug. 12, $995,000.

    760 Loper’s Path L.L.C. to 169 Elm Street S.H. L.L.C., 760 Loper’s Path, 4.62 acres (vacant), Aug. 15, $300,000.
    232 Mitchell Lane to Mitchells Ravine L.L.C., 232 Mitchell Lane, 5.5 acres (vacant), Aug. 25, $3,000,000.

  • October 5, 1989

    Scoreboard: Look for the Cubbies to upset Oakland in the World Series and (finally!) bring a title home to the long-suffering Chicago faithful.

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