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  • Amagansett
    Virendra Sikka told police on June 15 that on the preceding day someone had smashed a sliding glass door at his Windward Shores condo. A replacement will cost $1,200.

    East Hampton
    Vanessa Ofriel of Kimbell Avenue reported to police on June 16 that sometime during the previous week someone had moved her patio furniture around and opened an umbrella as well as a door to the pool. The house itself was untouched, with no sign of attempted entry.

    East Hampton Village

  • AMAGANSETT
    M. Mann to R. and J. Wagman, 38 Shad Row, 1.83 acres (vacant), May 15, $1,800,000.
    W. Hibsher and R. Orient to S. Mudick, 424 Main Street, .9 acre, May 7, $2,500,000.
    O. Perla and S. Campbell to 54 Surf L.L.C., 54 Surf Drive, .77 acre, May 16, $2,925,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    J. Wittenborn to A. and K. Feleppa, 2 Dayton Avenue, May 10, $350,000.
    D. Olk and M. Hayes to P. Lataillade and Hugard, 262 Abraham’s Path, .39 acre, Feb. 11, $950,000.

  • Scent of Equality
        Bond No. 9 has teamed with the State of New York in naming a new fragrance, I Love New York for Marriage Equality. The eau de parfum celebrates the signing of the state’s 2011 Marriage Equality Act legalizing same-sex marriage.

  • Thursday, June 28
    LACROSSE, open play at East Hampton High School begins, 6-8 p.m.


    Friday, June 29
    LITTLE LEAGUE, District 36 tournament for 9-10-year-olds, site to be determined, 5:45 p.m.


    Saturday, June 30
    RIDING, cocktail party to benefit Stony Hill Stables Foundation with dressage exhibition and pony drill team performance, Stony Hill Stables, Town Lane, Amagansett, 6-8 p.m.

  • June 11, 1987
        Duane Bock, a senior who has played five years on East Hampton High School’s varsity golf team, finished fifth in the New York State high school golf championships held Sunday and Monday at Cornell University.

  •    The summer concert of the Choral Society of the Hamptons will take a British theme to mark the Queen of England’s Diamond Jubilee and the opening of the Olympic Games in London in July.
        The group will perform on July 7 at 7 p.m. at the parish hall of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. Joining the members will be the South Fork Chamber Orchestra and four soloists: Anita Johnson, a soprano; Charlene Marcinko, a mezzo-soprano; Eapen Leubner, a tenor, and Frank Basile, a basso cantante.

  • Perlman Music Program
        The Perlman Music Program celebrated the opening of its new Kristy and James H. Clark Arts Center last week, on its Shelter Island campus. Programs this summer include, in addition to the summer music school, a chamber music workshop, an alumni concert, the “Tutti Suonare” chamber music concert weekend, and the annual summer benefit.

  • Thursdays
    Montauk
    On the green, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Fridays
    East Hampton
    Nick and Toni’s parking lot, 136 North Main Street, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Bridgehampton
    Hayground School, 151 Mitchell Lane, 3-6:30 p.m.

    Saturdays
    Shelter Island
    Shelter Island Historical Society
    16 South Ferry Road (Route 114),
    9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Sag Harbor
    Bay and Burke Streets, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Springs

  •     Guild Hall will present “Escape” a video art exhibition featuring the work of Laurie Anderson, Burt Barr, Lynda Benglis, Jonathan Horowitz, Joan Jonas, Tony Oursler and Constance DeJong, Keith Sonnier, Andy Warhol, and William Wegman, beginning on Saturday with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m.

  •     On Monday, the United States Senate passed an amendment to the 2012 Farm Bill that will help commercial fishermen obtain disaster relief loans.
        Kirsten Gillibrand, a senator from New York, announced passage of the measure yesterday. Ms. Gillibrand, a Democratic member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, said the amendment had bipartisan support. The amendment adds commercial fishermen to a bill that otherwise provides a safety net to farmers in the event of a natural disaster.

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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.

    East Hampton Town

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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.