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  • Christine Rosemarie Hagen, a native of Germany and a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, died of cancer on June 8 after being ill for about 10 years. She was 64.
        She and Anthony Hagen, who survives, met in 1969 when she was working in London as an au pair for his uncle and aunt. They lived in Munich from 1970 to 1975, and for the next three years in Norway. In 1980 they moved to East Hampton, and to Sag Harbor the following year.

  •     Paul Burnham Finney of Bull Path Close in East Hampton, a longtime managing editor of Businessweek and executive editor of Fortune magazine, died of complications of Parkinson’s disease on May 18 at Southampton Hospital. Mr. Finney, who had had Parkinson’s for three years, was 83.

  •     Clair Lewis Johnson, a 20-year resident of Barnes Landing, Springs, who enjoyed boating, fishing, and clamming, died on June 12 in Greenport after a long illness. He was 88.
        Mr. Johnson and his wife, the former Mary E. Martin, his high school sweetheart, whom he married in 1947, designed their own house at Barnes Landing and moved in after they retired. Mr. Johnson was a member of the Barnes Landing Association and served as its president for a time.

    Shore Road Property to Nadia III L.L.C., 60 Shore Road, .58 acre, April 8, $4,963,333.
    C. Eggert to B. and E. Phillips, 92 Scrimshaw Lane, 1.4 acres, April 25, $1,500,000.
    S. Horowitz to K. Cramer, 23 Deerfield Lane, .31 acre, April 30, $1,969,000.

    Amsterdam Development to A. Tuff, 31 Sunrise Avenue, .31 acre (vacant), April 26, $375,000.
    H.D.E. Properties to A. Tuff, 71 Sunrise Avenue, .35 acre (vacant), April 26, $425,000.

  • New at Bay Street
        Bay Street Theatre has welcomed Diana Aceti as its new director of development. A Sag Harbor resident, Ms. Aceti, who spent the last year at the Watermill Center as director of external relations and advancement, has over 20 years of experience in fund-raising, marketing, and strategic planning.

    Juices, in Theory

  • Saturday, June 22
    PICKLEBALL, introductory clinic, East Hampton Indoor/Outdoor Tennis Club, Daniel’s Hole Road, Wainscott, 8:30-10 a.m.
    TENNIS, Kids Day, Hampton Racquet Club, Buckskill Road, East Hampton, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Wednesday, June 26
    MEN’S SOCCER, Maidstone Market vs. Tortorella Pools, 6:30 p.m.; Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller vs. Bateman Painting, 7:25, and The Hideaway vs. F.C. Tuxpan, 8:20, Herrick Park, East Hampton.

  •    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.

  •     East End and New York poets will turn out in force Saturday for one of their own, Harvey Shapiro, who will be remembered through recollections and readings of his work starting at 6 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton.
        Mr. Shapiro, who lived in Brooklyn and East Hampton, was the author of numerous collections of poems, his most recent being “The Sights Along the Harbor,” from 2006. He was an editor at The New York Times Magazine and, from 1975 to 1983, the editor of The Times Book Review. He died on Jan. 7 at the age of 88.

  •    Local artists will lead workshops from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Watermill Center, as part of the center’s Saturdays @ WMC series, which aims to find new ways for visitors to interact with the art collections, studios, kitchen and more.
        Yoga will be featured, led by Geoffrey Nimmer, as will puppet-making with Andrea Cote. There will be tours of the buildings and grounds, and a presentation by Mary Woltz, the owner and beekeeper at Bee’s Needs.
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  •    The Wellness Foundation of East Hampton will be the beneficiary of an event to be held on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at a private residence on Dunemere Lane. Joe Cross, the star of the award-winning documentary “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead,” and founder of Reboot with Joe, will be honored.
        Vegan hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served, and Jane Hastay, Peter Martin Weiss, and John Cataletto will provide live music. Tickets cost $150 and can be ordered through or by calling 329-2590. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

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