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  • Kaitlin A. Ganga and Jeremiah L. Overton were married in the field behind the American Legion Hall in Amagansett on May 17, a date that marks both of their birthdays. East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Megan Ganga of Glade Road and Anthony J. Ganga of Neck Path, both in Springs. Mr. Overton’s parents are Leon and Suzanne Overton of Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton.

  • Frederick C. Filasky, the onetime owner of an East Hampton bed and breakfast called the Plover’s Nest, died at Southampton Hospital on May 29 of congestive heart failure. He was 75, and had been ill for some time.

  • Kyu Bong Cho, who moved from Korea to Springs at age 18 and attended East Hampton High School, died of a stroke on May 12 in Alexandria, Va. He was 61.

    Mr. Cho came to the United States to live with his sister, Myong A. Cho Miller, and her husband, Mickey Miller, a bayman. One of his first jobs was helping Mr. Miller lift his fish traps early in the morning.

  •     Kenneth Richard Frankl, who served as the vice president and general counsel of RKO General until 1984, died at home in Amagansett on Monday. He was 90. His memorial will be held at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton Village at 3 p.m. on June 29.    An obituary for him will appear in a future edition of The East Hampton Star.


  •     A memorial service for Annamae Bennett, who died in November at the age of 78, will be held at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett on June 28 from noon to 3 p.m. Ms. Bennett lived on Neck Path in Springs.


  • The Bliss Sleep Center on the corner of Montauk Highway and Hayground Road in Water Mill is opening a Bliss Baby Store next door. The company is extending its nontoxic line of organic mattresses, bedding, and sustainable wood furniture to include mattresses and bedding for infants, as well as sustainable wood cribs and toys.

  • The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column, of between 700 and 1,200 words, and of short fiction, between 1,000 and 2,000 words.

    Authors can either e-mail their pieces (in text or Word format) to, with “Fiction” or “Guestwords” in the subject line, or mail them, preferably on disk and saved in a text format, to The Star, Box 5002, East Hampton 11937. A very short biographical note should also be included.

  • Upstate Losses
        Playing in Class C Final Four tournaments upstate this past Saturday, Pierson High School’s baseball team, after defeating Bolivar-Richburg 4-1 in the semifinal, lost 7-2 to Hoosic Valley in the championship game, and Pierson’s softball team lost 9-1 to Greenwich in a semifinal matchup.

  • June 15, 1989
        Joseph Nzau, a 39-year-old Kenyan who lives in Laramie, Wyo., and who claims to be 40, won the Shelter Island 10-kilometer race Saturday in 29 minutes and 35 seconds. Nzau, who, after the first mile, went unchallenged, was on a record pace at the halfway point, at 14:20, but slowed somewhat thereafter to finish 42 seconds off the record pace set by a fellow countryman, Yobes Ondeiki, in 1987.

        “There was no air,” Nzau said afterward. “I couldn’t move.”

  • Thursday, June 19
    COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Sag Harbor Whalers vs. Montauk Mustangs, Montauk School, 5 p.m.

    Friday, June 20
    RUNNING, talk with Meb Keflezighi and Joan Benoit-Samuelson, Shelter Island High School, 4 p.m.
    COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Westhampton Aviators vs. Montauk Mustangs, Montauk School, 5 p.m.

    Saturday, June 21
    PADDLEBOARDING, Paddlers For Humanity’s 6-mile ocean downwinder, Beach Lane, Wainscott, 9 a.m.

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