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  • Amagansett

    Ian Irving of Old Stone Highway discovered his 1982 Mercedes Benz missing from his driveway on the afternoon of Dec. 15. He had left the keys in the car, he told police, who searched and found the vehicle parked on Accabonac Road, keys still inside.

    East Hampton Village

    A metal hand truck was left in the middle of Gay Lane in front of the post office one afternoon last week. There were no identifying marks. Police took it to the lost-and-found at headquarters.

  •     Rosalie Strong Wootten of Taylors, S.C., an East Hampton native and member of one of the town’s founding families, died at home on Dec. 8 of a brain hemorrhage. She was 85.
        The only girl in a family of four children, she was born in East Hampton on Sept. 25, 1927, the daughter of James Madison Strong and Flora Sweeting Strong, and was called Rose by her family.
        Her great-grandfather was Capt. James G. Scott, who was the Montauk Lighthouse keeper for 25 years.

  •     Jonathan L. Auerbach, a resident of and lover of all things Sagaponack for the past 20 years, died of cancer on Nov. 29 in New York City with his family by his side. He was 70 years old.

  •     Joseph Radon Jr., a veteran of World War II who lived on Ayrshire Place in Springs for over 30 years, died at home on Nov. 5. He was 86 and had emphysema.
        He was born in 1926 in New York City, a son of Joseph Radon and the former Anna Kohut. Mr. Radon served in the Army Air Corps during World War II from July 1944 to August 1946. He was self-employed for most of his life.

  •     Visiting hours for Ruth Ratcliffe of North Haven will be held today from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor. A service is to be held at the funeral home at 7:45 p.m. Ms. Ratcliffe died on Sunday at the age of 91. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     Visiting hours for Ronald E. Sullivan of Montauk, who died on Friday, will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A service is to be held on Saturday at the Montauk Community Church, but the time had not been confirmed as of press time. Mr. Sullivan, who was 74, will be buried at Fort Hill Cemetery in Montauk. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.

  • EAST HAMPTON
    E. Zimmerman to F., G., and K. Dalene and A. Weil, 67 Three Mile Harbor Road, .5 acre, Oct. 31, $425,000.
    F. Schiaffino to 78 Three Mile Harbor, 78 Three Mile Harbor Road, 1.5 acres, Oct. 23, $950,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    VILLAGE
    Vista Center Associates to C Squared Holdings, 27 La Forest Lane, 1.18 acres, Oct. 22, $4,500,000.
    W. Dratel and S. Lawall to H. and S. Gary, 77 Jericho Road, .95 acre, Oct. 25, $3,090,000.

    NORTH HAVEN

  • Thursday, December 27
    WRESTLING, East Hampton at Half Hollow Hills East tournament, also Friday, 9 a.m.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Hampton Bays tournament, 11 a.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Bridgehampton at Mattituck, 3 p.m.


    Saturday, December 29
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Pierson at Rocky Point, noon.

  • December 10, 1987
        Ground will be broken Monday in Hampton Bays for a 60,000-square-foot building that will house an ice hockey and figure skating rink, the first such on the East End.

  • Festival Passes
        The Hamptons International Film Festival is offering its founders passes at reduced rates through the end of the year. The passes, which provide priority access to screenings, conversations, and other festival events are now $1,250, a 25 percent discount off this year’s rates.

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  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.

  • A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Tuesday morning at 6, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are warning residents that travel could be hazardous due to snow and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities. 

  • The Artists Alliance of East Hampton announced Friday that its members exhibit this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs has been canceled due to the weather forecast. The Winter 2015 show has been moved to March 7 and 8. The alliance said on its Facebook page that it would make more announcements as the new date approaches.

  • The start time for the East Hampton High School boys basketball game Thursday afternoon at Bayport-Blue Point, where they need a win for a share of the League VI title, has been switched from 4:3o to 4 p.m.

    The Bonackers will look for their 10th straight win when they take on the Phantoms. East Hampton defeated Elwood-John Glenn at home Wednesday night, 84 to 49. They shot 66 percent from the 3-point line and 70 percent from the floor, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor.

  • Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, scored his 1,000th point as a Killer Bee in a home game against Stony Brook Tuesday night.

    Lamison, a junior who has been a Killer Bee since the eighth grade, is a strong inside player, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor. Lamison needed only 4 points to reach the milestone basket in the second quarter Tuesday night at the Hive. 

    Game action was stopped so he could savor the moment. His parents joined him on the court for pictures. 

  • The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt canceled its full "snow moon" hike Tuesday night, opting instead for a full "worm moon" hike next month. The deep snow and ice made it too dangerous to trek out into the Vineyard Field trail for the moonlit walk. Co-sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, the leisurely paced hike is now slated for March 5 at 7:30 p.m.

  • The inclement weather and icy roads forecasted for Tuesday morning has caused some rescheduling at Town Hall.