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  •    The annual Box Art Auction to benefit East End Hospice will be held at the Ross School’s Center for Well-Being in East Hampton beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Arlene Bujese organized the auction of the work of some 75 East End artists who contributed their takes on a plain box — keeping it simple or making rather grand transformations.

  •     Liana Diane Tutino and Luis Miguel Morales were married on June 29 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton. The Rev. Denis C. Brunelle officiated. A reception with friends and family was held later at East Wind Caterers Inn and Spa in Wading River.
        The bride is a daughter of Diane and Philip R. Tutino of East Hampton. Her husband’s parents are Miguel Morales and Nelva Morales Castillo, also of East Hampton.

  • Amagansett

    Angela Campbell of Amagansett left a load of towels in the dryer at the Amagansett Laundromat at 2 p.m. on Aug. 11, and they were gone when she returned three hours later, she told police. The manager said he had to remove the towels to allow others to use the dryer, and apparently somebody folded them up and walked off with them. They were returned the next day, although Ms. Campbell reported that a couple were still missing.

  • Pony Up
        This year’s Kids Day at the Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton will be on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., activities will include circus acts by the Bellini Family Circus and Friends, a magic show by the Amazing Zola, free pony rides, the music of the Laughing Pizza Family Band, face-painting, a petting zoo, a birds of prey demonstration, and more. Admission is free for kids under 12.

    Go, Suzi!

  •     Mildred Warner King, who ran Rem and Mil’s restaurant on Newtown Lane in East Hampton with her husband, Remington Woodward King, for many years, died on Aug. 20 in Fredricksburg, Va. She was 95.
         Her husband died in 2009 at the age of 96.
        The Kings were both born and raised in East Hampton. Mr. King, born on Oct. 18, 1913, to Selden Leroy King and the former Mary Edna Bryant, grew up on Egypt Lane. The land that eventually became the Nature Trail was his backyard.

  •     Aaron Feinsot of Springs and Manhattan, an innovator in education who held a number of posts at colleges and universities, died at home in Manhattan on Aug. 2. He was 88.

  •     Rae H. Parks of Sag Harbor, who would have celebrated her 101st birthday on Wednesday, died on Aug. 11 at Southampton Hospital after a short illness. A former executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center, Mrs. Parks lived for five decades in the Gull Rock Road house in Sag Harbor Hills that her husband, Dr. Mark E. Parks, built for the couple in 1951. He died in 2003.

  •     Elizabeth Magee Daniels, who was a bookkeeper for the Golden Eagle hardware store in East Hampton for almost 25 years and was known as Betty, died at home in Meherrin, Va., on July 15. She was 81.
        She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Clarence Daniels, formerly of Amagansett and now living in Virginia. The couple were married on June 23, 1951.
        After 35 years on Long Island, the couple moved to Virginia, where they became active members of the Catholic church in Meherrin.

  •     Mildred B. Conklin died at home on Dayton Lane in East Hampton on Aug. 19. She was 92 and a lifelong resident of the South Fork with a pedigree that included at least one whaling captain who sailed from Sag Harbor.
        Her mother, Dorothy Hedges, was orphaned at a young age. She lived in the Hampton House in Sag Harbor and used to summer at a camp on Georgica Pond on property now owned by Faith Popcorn, said Mrs. Conklin’s son, James Conklin.

  •     A brief funeral service for Mattie L. Smith of Sayre’s Path in Wainscott, who died Tuesday, will be this evening at 8 at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton, during visiting hours, which will begin at 7 p.m. and end at 9 p.m.
        Burial will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Wainscott Cemetery. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

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  • Middletown — The East Hampton High School boys soccer team won in the New York State Final Four match Saturday, 3-0 over Jamesville-DeWitt, which advances them to the Class A championship Sunday. For the full game story, click here.

  • Tuesday is Veterans Day, a time to honor those who have served the country. There are several parades scheduled between Montauk and Southampton, during which the community can applaud and salute the veterans living among us.  

  • Vinnie Grimes is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year and will be honored at the chamber’s End of Season Gala on Nov. 15 at East by Northeast.

    "Vinnie has given a lifetime of service to his community which is why the Montauk Chamber selected him as Person of The Year for 2014,” Laraine Creegan, the executive director of the chamber, said.

  • The Montauk festivities will have to wait. Thanks to the rain, Saturday's plans have been canceled with the exception of a fireworks show on Saturday night.

  • With Election Day is a little more than a month away, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Representative Tim Bishop to represent New York's First Congressional District, visited East Hampton, where he met supporters on Thursday. The cocktail-hour for Mr. Zeldin was held at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton Village. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee sponsored the event.

  • Additional batches of tickets to several choice screenings during the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival went on sale Thursday.

  • 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.