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  •     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.

  • For those out there sulking at the recent lack of fireworks, a silver lining is in sight. At 8:30 p.m. on Saturday the East Hampton Fire Department will send summer out with a bang.

    The department’s annual fireworks display at Main Beach will begin at dusk. Picnickers will have a good portion of the beach to themselves as vehicles will be prohibited from Egypt Beach to Georgica Beach. Those with town beach driving permits will be allowed to drive on at Two Mile Hollow and Wiborg’s Beach.

  • Police said that George Richardson, 50, was last seen at Hartmann's Briney Breezes Motel on Old Montauk Highway.
  • Remember, No Tax!
        State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle reminded parents this week as they shop for back-to-school clothes that New York State has repealed its sales tax on clothing purchases up to $110.
        The repeal went into effect in the spring and is expected to save the average family nearly $200 a year, according to a release from the senator’s office.

    Leather and Wine

    R. Acker and J. Mannix Jr. to A. Hecker and K. Barberi, 106 Meeting House Lane, .46 acre, July 16, $1,800,000.

    G. Friedman to J. Shelly, 137 Springs Fireplace Road, .25 acre, July 13, $275,000.
    S. Lester (by executor) to J. De­Rario, 20 Skimhampton Road, 1.2 acres, June 4, $980,000.
    L. Lesserson to T. Fitzsimons and Kasper, 40 Woodpink Drive, .86 acre, July 11, $580,000.
    T. Walshe and J. Orenstein to N. Butler, 8 North Cape Lane, .62 acre, July 9, $550,000.

  • Thursday, August 30
    HAMPTON CLASSIC, hunter and jumper classes in all five rings, with featured events to include the $5,000 Junior Jumper Classic and the $5,000 Strong’s Marine A-O Jumper Classic in Jumper Ring 2, the $10,000 Sam Edelman Equitation Championship in the Grand Prix Ring at 1:30 p.m., and the $2,500 Marshall & Sterling Adult Amateur Hunter Classic in the Hunter 2 Ring at 1:30, Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, showgrounds.

  • Paddle Relay Race
        Despite southwest winds that made paddling in Gardiner’s Bay difficult, the three-person, three-mile stand-up paddleboard relay race overseen by Paddlers for Humanity went on as scheduled Sunday with 13 teams participating.

  • Goodbye Judy
        Tonight brings the last chance to catch the inimitable Judy Garland on the big screen as Guild Hall concludes its Red Carpet Film Series, which this summer was an all-Judy celebration, 75 years after she made her first movie. The film, “Summer Stock,” which co-stars Gene Kelly, is the story of a small-town farmer, down on her luck, whose homestead is invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne’er-do-well sister.

  •     Slow Food East End, thanks to the Joshua Levine Memorial Foundation, has been able to fund three interns who currently work as school garden coordinators in the area.

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