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  •     Edward M. Evans, who served on a Congressional committee as the chief investigator in the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination, died on Friday at Stony Brook University Hospital. He was 81 and had retired to his Harbor Avenue, Sag Harbor, house some years ago. His death followed a period of illness, his family said.

  •     Samuel J. Spielberg, a resident of Springs, died on Friday following an auto accident. He was 31. A memorial service was held yesterday afternoon at Ashawagh Hall in Springs.
        The son of Jason and Sherry Spielberg of Springs, Mr. Spielberg is survived by his parents, his wife, Kariann Spielberg of Springs, and his sister, Summer Wolff of Italy, along with a 6-year-old daughter, Bianca Mar Spielberg.

  •     Bridgehampton National Bank’s Apple campaign culminated on Friday with the distribution of money to food pantries throughout the market the bank serves. At a ceremony at the bank’s main office in Bridgehampton, pantries in that hamlet, East Hampton, Southampton, Springs, and Sag Harbor each received a $1,000 check. Maureen’s Haven, which helps the homeless on the East End, received a check for $2,000.

  • Eiffel’s Back
        Marie Eiffel, a retailer of fine women’s and men’s clothing in Sag Harbor and on Shelter Island, has sent word that the winter hiatus has ended, and both stores will be open beginning this weekend.

    A Princely Exclusive

    C. and J. Whitmore and Jackson to A. Gribetz, 467 Further Lane, 1.19 acres, Dec. 12, $3,700,000.
    Bistrian Land Corp. to Town of East Hampton, part of 114 Fresh Pond Road (vacant), Dec. 28, $635,000.
    K. Bergeson to J. Bock, 10 Gilbert’s Path, .47 acre, Dec. 14, $1,680,000.
    B. and S. Benzer to N. and M. Rosenberg, 168 Bluff Road, .55 acre, Oct. 19, $2,450,000.
    R. DeMarco and C. Butler to R. Sacco and S. Dutcher, 11 Beach Avenue, .17 acre, Dec. 24, $1,300,000.

  • Friday, March 1
    BOYS SWIMMING, state meet, Webster Schroeder High School near Rochester, also Saturday.
    FUTSAL, men’s league semifinals, La Calle vs. Virgen del Milagro, 7 p.m., and Scorpion vs. Liga del Milagro, 8, Sportime Arena, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.

    Saturday, March 2
    FUTSAL, playoff finals in women’s and men’s leagues, 5-11 p.m., Sportime Arena, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.

  •     Guild Hall will screen a new production of Wagner’s “Parsifal,” starring Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, presented by The Met: Live in HD, on Saturday beginning at noon. The opera is staged by the director François Girard in his Met debut.

  •     Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center will present the play “Motherhood OUT LOUD” from next Thursday through March 24 at its Levitas Center for the Arts. Michael Disher directs. The play entrusts the subject of motherhood to a collection of American writers who aim to shatter traditional notions about parenthood, unveil its inherent comedy, and celebrate the deeply personal truths that span and unite generations.

  •     Erin Hill, a singer and harpist, will return to the Montauk Library on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. for “A Celtic Celebration,” a free concert in which she will be accompanied by Mike Nolan on pedal steel guitar.

  •     Ruth Albert Spencer will return to the Montauk Library to present “Johannes Brahms: His Life, His Loves, His Music,” a free lecture-concert, on Sunday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Ms. Spencer will perform a number of Brahms’s compositions for solo piano. Lilah Gosman, a soprano and a native of Montauk, and Milos Ripicky, a pianist, will augment the presentation. Previously,  Ms. Spencer spoke at the library about Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Chopin.

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  • The young dancers of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presented their spring ballet this weekend at Guild Hall's John Drew Theater in East Hampton.
  • Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.

  • For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship. 

    The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden. 

  • The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well. 

    The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free. 

  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • 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.