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  •    The Southampton Arts Festival will present its opening concert of two Bach concertos tomorrow on the terrace of the Parrish Art Museum. “Double Violin Concerto in D-minor” and “Concerto for Two Violins in D-minor” will be performed by Dmitri Berlinsky and Mikhail Bezverkhny. The concert will begin at 6 and will continue during the sunset.

  •     The Long Island Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Network will open its first East End center  at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor on Saturday.

        The G.L.B.T. center will offer year-round programs for students, adults, and families, and it has been predicted that over 1,000 East End residents will participate within the next year.

  • Amagansett

        Robert Alkan called police in the small hours of July 27 to report that his taxi, parked in front of the Stephen Talkhouse, was gone. A Thomas Avenue resident saw the cab parked near his house later that day and notified police. Although it appeared to be undamaged, Mr. Alkan’s Garmin GPS and BlackBerry phone, together worth $225, were missing.

  • Freaky Pets

        “Freaky Pets Live,” a show for kids, is coming to the Hampton Racquet Club in East Hampton this afternoon. Using fun, music, and silliness, the show explores how it’s okay to feel what you feel and the importance of following rules and being polite. It kicks off at 2:45 p.m.

    Stories, Movies, Art

  •     Christopher LaGois, known to many through his company Good Neighbor Appliance Service, died on Tuesday in the house that he built himself in Sag Harbor, surrounded by his family. Mr. LaGois, who was 58, had been fighting bladder cancer for nine years.

        Born in Riverhead to Walter LaGois and the former Alice Williams, his family moved around the country when he was growing up, always seeming to come back to eastern Long Island. He eventually graduated from Bridgehampton High School.

  •     Alice Osborne Ham, a Buell Lane, East Hampton resident who had been active in many community organizations here, died at Southampton Hospital on July 30. She was 105.

        Mrs. Ham was a 35-year member of the East Hampton Library Board of Managers, for much of that time serving as its treasurer and president.

  •     Fred E. Bird, the captain of the Flying Cloud vessel based in Montauk, a member of the Montauk Boatmen’s Association, and a Korean War veteran, died at his Mulford Avenue residence in that hamlet on Tuesday. He was 85.

        After going fishing on Monday, and with plans to go out again the next day, he died in his sleep, said a daughter, Linda M. Bird of Baltimore.

  •     Ann Virginia Phillips, who with her husband owned and operated East Hampton Cleaners on Newtown Lane for more than 25 years beginning in the 1970s, died on July 26 in Homosassa, Fla., following complications related to recent surgery. She was 88.

        She married Albert W. Phillips on Aug. 30, 1946. They lived on North Haven for 43 years, raising four children there. Mrs. Phillips enjoyed playing bingo, doing crafts, and sewing. She had been a member of the Homemakers Extension in Southampton.

    G. and A. Lupo to Gone Further L.L.C., 256 Town Lane, .97 acre, June 14, $830,000.
    L. and R. Cohen to 2 Mitchell Dunes Lane, 2 Mitchell Dunes Lane, 1.45 acres (vacant), June 12, $1,162,500.

    A. Pellikaan (by adminstrator) to G. Whiting, 45 Halsey Lane, .29 acre, May 21, $1,300,000.
    Morvetta L.L.C. to Kidd Construction Company, 101 Hildreth Ave­nue, 1.89 acres, May 31, $3,900,000.

    Hudson City Savings to J. Pinos and C. Quito, 11 Tub Oarsman’s Road, June 12, $250,000.

  • Miss Amelia’s
        The Miss Amelia’s 2-mile road race, a benefit for the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s grants program and the Amagansett Historical Association, is to be held Sunday at 9 a.m., starting near the Amagansett railroad station. The course will take runners up Old Stone Highway and Deep Lane to Town Lane, and thence to Windmill Lane and the finish line at Miss Amelia’s Cottage.

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