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  • Friday, February 28
    BOYS SWIMMING, state meet, Webster-Schroeder High School, Rochester, also Saturday.

    Monday, March 3
    SPRING SPORTS, practices begin at local schools, 3 p.m.

    Tuesday, March 4
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, state Class C regional semifinal, Pierson vs. Nassau champion, St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue, 4 p.m.

  •      “Get Paid to Talk,” an introductory class focused on the voice-over profession, will be held at the Southampton Cultural Center Monday evening from 6:30 to 9. Conducted by an instructor from, the class will cover how voice-overs are created, finding one’s specific vocal niche, where to find work opportunities, and how to avoid common mistakes.

  •     HITFest, the Hamptons Independent Theatre Festival, will present the fifth episode of the “Water’s Edge Radio Hour” Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Community House, where it will be recorded live for broadcast on WPPB 88.3 FM.

        Conceived by John Landes, Joshua Perl, and Peter Zablotsky and inspired in part by “A Prairie Home Companion,” the program features comedy sketches by the Naked Stage Players and music by Telly Karoussos and Brad Penuel of Hopefully Forgiven.

  •     The Met: Live in HD will resume at Guild Hall at noon on Saturday with Alexander Borodin’s epic “Prince Igor.” Famous for its Polovtsian dances, the opera is being staged at the Met for the first time in almost 100 years. Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production is a psychological journey through the mind of its protagonist, played by Ildar Abdrazakov, with the founding of Russia as its backdrop. Tickets to the four-and-a-half-hour program are $22, $20 for members, $15 for students.

  • East Hampton

    A smashed rear window on her 2002 Toyota Rav4 was the unpleasant gift left for Mariana Yupa on Valentine’s Day. The car was in her driveway on Three Mile Harbor Road.

    A Spinner Lane house was broken into earlier this month. Gene Lamonda, who watches the house for its owner, told police someone entered and rummaged through it between Feb. 4 and Feb. 8. The house was said to be a seasonal residence, with nothing of value inside. The intruder, police said, came in through a bathroom window and apparently left with nothing. 

  •        A Hog Creek Lane house was burglarized earlier this month while its residents, Chris Bottari and Christen Kinney, were away on vacation. Several watches were reported stolen, including a silver and gold Breitling windup valued at $10,000, serial number B11047. Three jars of change were taken as well.

  •        George Ivan Hadjipopov, who escaped Communist Bulgaria as a teenager and became an entrepreneur in multiple fields as a resident of Montauk, died on Jan. 23 while being taken to the hospital after collapsing at home. He was 70 years old and had been diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer in mid-December. A concert of traditional Bulgarian music at the Montauk Library at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday will be presented in his memory.

  •        Philip Clark Haffner, an architect who designed his own house on Talmage Farm Lane in Springs as well as many other residential structures across the East End, died of pancreatic cancer on Feb. 6 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 75.

  •        Herbert I. Cohen, a New York City physician who was an early advocate for those later diagnosed with H.I.V., and a longtime summer resident of Amagansett, died in Manhattan on Jan. 8. He was 89, and had been ill for six months.

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