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  • Sag Harbor Library
        The John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor hosts Stories, Songs and Playtime every Thursday from 10:30-11:30 p.m. for children ages 1 to 4. On Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. it’s Playdough Time for ages 3 to 9, and on Monday, children of all ages are invited to a half-hour Pajama Story Time, starting at 6 p.m. Kids should wear pajamas and bring books home for their own bedtime. 

  •     Andre Dupuis of East Hampton, a distinguished psychiatrist and medical researcher, skilled organist and pianist, and devoted gardener, died on June 19 at Southampton Hospital of cardiopulmonary arrest. He was 75 years old.

  •     Nancy Kane, a former teacher whose service to the community included membership in the Springs Presbyterian Church, the Accabonac Protection Committee, the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, and an appointment to the East Hampton Town Planning Board, died at home in East Hampton last Thursday, two months after being diagnosed with cancer. She was 78.
        Ms. Kane, who enjoyed the outdoors, led more than 100 hikes for the Trails Preservation Society throughout the town until this year.

  •     Philip Leonard Cicero, a weekend and summer Noyac resident who had retired from teaching math at William Bryant High School in Queens in 2010, died on June 24. His family said the cause was congestive heart failure. He would have been 62 on July 9.

  •     Visiting hours for the Rev. Charles E. Hopson will be tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church on Spinner Lane in East Hampton, where he was the pastor. His funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church.
        Reverend Hopson, who lived on Accabonac Road in East Hampton, died unexpectedly on Monday. He was 59. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

    G. Leonhardt to J. Dawdy, 78 Shore Drive East, .08 acre, May 25, $715,000.
    D. and K. Ashby to C. and L. Nossel, 56 Seabreeze Lane, .59 acre, May 22, $3,800,000.

    J. Sublett to J. and L. Barasch, 2 Pebble Path, 1 acre, May 22, $1,110,000.
    Bronstein, J. to Bernardini, N., 15 Powder Hill Lane, 1.32 acres (vacant), May 23, $700,000.
    R. Segreti to M. Bergman and A. Sciacca, 3 Colony Court, 1.5 acres, April 5, $950,000.

  • Saturday, July 7
    SWIM ACROSS AMERICA, half-mile, one-mile, and 5K races in Gardiner’s Bay, Fresh Pond Beach, Amagansett, 6-10 a.m.
    Sunday, July 8
    RUNNING, Firecracker 8K, Lake Agawam Park, Southampton, 8:30 a.m.

  • Weekend Events
        There will be two sporting events of note here this weekend — Swim Across America’s long-distance Hamptons Swim races in Gardiner’s Bay, a fund-raiser for cancer research, which are to be held, from 6 to 10 a.m., at Fresh Pond Beach in Amagansett, and the Firecracker 8K road race, whose start-finish line is across the street from Lake Agawam Park in Southampton, at 8:30 a.m. Sunday.

  • July 2, 1987
        Costa Rica became on June 24 the East End Men’s Night Soccer League spring season playoff champion by virtue of a shot by Carlos Vargas late in the second half that found the upper right corner of the Springs-Village Shoe Store goal.

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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.