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  •     Ida Keats, an East Hampton resident for the last 30 years and a longtime volunteer for the Ladies Village Improvement Society, died at her home in Southbury, Mass., on Sept. 5. She was 87, and had been ill for some time.

  •     Kevin Bryan Megginson died in his sleep at home on Harrison Avenue in Springs on Sept. 6, the day after his 35th birthday. The cause of death had not been determined, his family said.

        Born on Sept. 5, 1978, at Stony Brook Hospital, he was a son of Frank Megginson and Julie Heffernan Megginson, who survive him. He grew up in Springs, graduating from Springs School and then East Hampton High School.

  •     Phillip Seidenberg, who friends remember for his “quick wit, ready smile, and contagious good will,” died on Aug. 28 at the house in Springs that he shared with his longtime companion, Gerald Golak. He was 75.

        Mr. Seidenberg was “generous to a fault and always at the ready with a great joke or a helping hand,” friends wrote. His laugh was infectious and “his sense of the absurd was unmatched,” they said.

  •     James Patrick Hastings, a retired executive with the Liberty Lines bus company who spent his summers in Springs, died in New York City on Sept. 10. He was 86 years old.

        Mr. Hastings and his wife, the former Agnes Stack, ran successful textile businesses in New York for many years. He went on to become the executive officer for Liberty Lines, based in Yonkers, from which he retired.

  •     The family of Rita M. Carroll, who died on June 13, has invited those who knew her to attend a Mass on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk. Mrs. Carroll, who was 96, was a Montauk resident for some 60 years and had been living with a daughter in Livingston Manor, N.Y.

  • Bagel Texting
        Hampton Bagels, just past the railroad bridge on North Main Street in East Hampton Village, has started accepting orders by text. Although a number of  vendors have invited customers to fax in orders, this may be a first. The order number for texts is 631-805-1330. Orders can be sent to the shop’s app at

    Cellphones and Batteries

    B. Avallone to Kidd Construction, 7 Old Station Place (vacant), July 19, $1,750,000.

    J. Bermudez to C. Uchupaille, 9 Morris Park Lane, .4 acre, June 21, $295,000.
    J. and A. Lundquist to B. Straumann, 81 North Woods Lane, .87 acre, June 30, $1,250,000.
    L. Vaisman to R. and A. Tymann, 196 Treescape Drive, Unit 5C, June 19, $547,500.
    M. Lindberg to D. and N. Fourgoux, 24 Mulford Avenue, .36 acre, July 22, $765,000.


  • August 18, 1988
        Among the players in this year’s Huggy Bear tennis tournament in Water Mill will be Pancho Gonzales, Pancho Segura, John McEnroe, Paul Annacone, Ken Flach, Robert Seguso, Tomas Smid, Christo Van Rensburg, Sammy Giammalva, Gary Donnelly, John Fitzgerald, Johan Kriek, Danny Visser, and Sherwood Stewart. Annacone will play with Segura, and McEnroe will play with Gonazales.

    September 15, 1988

  • Thursday, September 19
    GOLF, East Hampton vs. Ross, East Hampton Golf Club, 3:30 p.m.
    BOYS SOCCER, East Hampton at Miller Place, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Commack at East Hampton, 5 p.m.

  •    A new roster of people you may or not know from the neighborhood will present a six-minute précis about their lives and work at the Parrish Art Museum tomorrow at 6 p.m. Each presenter will have 20 slides and 20 seconds to describe themselves in a rapid-fire presentation that waits for no one.

        Participants this time include the poet Max Blagg, the artists Michael Combs, April Gornik, Grant Haffner, and Virva Hinnemo, and a number of other creative people from the worlds of finance, design, radio, and meditation.

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