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  •     Anne Marie Connors, who raised her family in the Cooper Lane, East Hampton, house she and her husband built 59 years ago, died of complications from pneumonia on March 27 at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Fla. She was 84 and had been ill for six weeks.

  •     Wilson Moore Griffing Jr., a 12th-generation Long Islander and a nearly lifelong resident of Amagansett, died of cardiac arrest on March 23 at a nursing home in Freeport after a prolonged period of failing health. He was 85.
        Mr. Griffing, who was known as Sonny, was born in Amagansett on Aug. 14, 1927, to Wilson Griffing and the former Irene Gosman. He grew up on Main Street. When his father died in 1977, Mr. Griffing inherited the house he was born in and continued to live there until the time of his own death.

  •     Visiting hours for Martin E. Forsberg of Springs, 45, who died on April 3, will be tomorrow from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  • East Hampton Village

    A Three Mile Harbor Road resident was caught dumping household trash into an East Hampton Village garbage can last Thursday. The man was issued a summons for dumping, as well as a parking ticket, and then had to haul his trash away.

  • From Egg to Chick

        Families can learn about the life cycle of the chicken, starting with the egg, at the Amagansett Library on Saturday. The program, run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension, will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will include a chance to meet real chicks and hens. Reservations have been requested.

    Paint, Canvas, Action!

    J. Capilets to 133 Mulford L.L.C., 133 Mulford Lane, .15 acre, Jan. 30, $305,000.
    J. Shanholt to 123 Miankoma Lane L.L.C., 123 Miankoma Lane, .52 acre (vacant), Feb. 14, $2,650,000.
    D. Altschuler to Feldberg-Lazarus Trust, 219 Marine Boulevard, .4 acre, Dec. 21, $4,750,000.

    J. Russo to T. and S. Behm, 19 Atlantic Street, Jan. 25, $710,000.
    B. Sherman to V.G. Pyramid L.P., 358 Accabonac Road, .46 acre, Jan. 18, $680,000.

  •    The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column, of between 700 and 1,200 words, and of short fiction, between 1,000 and 2,000 words.
       Authors can either e-mail their pieces (in text or Word format) to, with “Fiction” or “Guestwords” in the subject line, or mail them, preferably on disk and saved in a text format, to The Star, Box 5002, East Hampton 11937. A very short biographical note should also be included.

  •     Shattered Glass, a conductor-less string ensemble dedicated to reimagining the concert experience, will perform as part of the Music for Montauk series on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Montauk School. The performers, who met while attending the Manhattan School of Music, are a collection of talent from around the world, with members representing Russia, Venezuela, Korea, China, Taiwan, and cities across the United States.

  •     Bay Street Theatre has announced its second annual Honors Benefit, set for April 27 at East Hampton Point. This year the honorees include David Bray, Ana R. Daniel, Michael Grim, and James Osburn. All of the honorees support Bay Street, as well as many other local businesses and nonprofits.

  •     Houston Person, a renowned tenor saxophonist, will be the featured performer at the Bridgehampton Historical Society’s Parlor Jazz Concert, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the society’s archives building at 2539A Montauk Highway.

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