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  •     Ed Petrie, the state’s winningest public high school boys basketball coach, who on Sept. 22 became an inaugural member of East Hampton High School’s Hall of Fame, was among four honorees inducted into the Westchester Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 10.

  • Thursday, October 25
    GIRLS TENNIS, county team tournament playoffs, sites of higher seeds, 3 p.m.
    GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, October 26
    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Center Moriches at East Hampton, 5 p.m.
    FOOTBALL, East Hampton at McGann-Mercy, Riverhead, 7 p.m.

  • One Eye on the Voting Booth

  • Journey in Song
        A unique and powerful night out has been promised for tomorrow’s event subtitled “Journey in Song,” with Inda Eaton, Nancy Atlas, and Caroline Doctorow. The three local powerhouse female musicians will join together onstage at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall. The ticket price is $20 for an evening of Americana, folk, country, and rock. All three are popular performers, “great songwriters, and fun people,” according to Ms. Eaton.

  •    Along with a new building, the Parrish Art Museum is about to have a new board chairman and a new president. The appointments of Frederic M. Seegal as chairman and H. Peter Haveles Jr. as president will take effect on Jan. 1. Mr. Seegal joined the Parrish board in 2011, serving on its executive and strategic planning committees. He is a current trustee of the New York City Center, the San Francisco Symphony, and the James Beard Foundation, and a former trustee of the San Francisco Opera, the Neuberger Museum, and Southampton Hospital. The vice chairman of the Peter J.

  •     Lily Frances Henderson and Edward Cavanaugh Rhoads David were married on Sept. 29 at the Springs Presbyterian Church on Old Stone Highway. The Rev. Anthony L. Larson performed the ceremony.
        Ms. Henderson is the daughter of Genie and Bill Henderson. She attended the Springs School and graduated in 2002 from the Westover School in Middlebury, Conn., and in 2006 from Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., where she studied documentary film.

  •     In response to the suicide of David Hernandez, a 16-year-old junior at East Hampton High School, David Kilmnick, chief executive officer of Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth, has organized a community forum to take place at the school on Tuesday.
        Participants in the 6 p.m. event will discuss the possibility of establishing a G.L.B.T. community center on the East End.

  •     A dinner, party, and silent auction at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on Wednesday will raise money to help Tim Lee, a Springs photographer and party lighting designer who has been undergoing treatment for esophageal cancer.
        The 6 to 11 p.m. event will include performances by Nancy Atlas and Friends, Matt Dauch and other members of the band Little Head Thinks, Bobbi Terzi, and drummers from the Bastards of Boom. Keith Leaf, a fire juggler, will also perform, as will Evan Thomas and members of his fire-juggling troupe, the Fiery Sensations.

  • Hook Pond Work

        East Hampton Village will pay just over $56,000, or 37 percent of total cost, to the Nature Conservancy for work done from September 2006 to August 2010 to remove phragmites from the shore of Hook Pond. The Nature Conservancy led the project and covered 63 percent of the cost with private donations, according to Kim Doherty, a grants specialist at the conservancy.

    Replacing Old Police Cars

  • East Hampton

    Joe Hren III reported that a large “Trees for Sale” sign was stolen from the Hren Nursery on Montauk Highway the night of Oct. 5. The nursery is for sale and is closed.

    Kuesune Brodie of Floyd Street told police last Friday that his $600 leaf blower had been stolen shortly after noon that day. He’d left it on his lawn near the sidewalk for about half an hour while he ran a few errands.

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  • On Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday will be celebrated, and there are several observations planned on the South Fork this weekend and on Monday.

    Jack Hill, the dean of world languages and literature at the Ross School, will discuss the work of  Dr. King at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 5 p.m. "The Legacy of Dr. King and Why King Still Matters" will cover his historical significance, his 1963 "Letter From Birmingham Jail," and the continuing importance of a nonviolent fight against injustice. 

  • The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, which has raised money for breast cancer research and education for two decades now, recently donated $295,000 to fund technology and patient support services for Southampton Hospital's Ellen Hermanson Breast Center.

  • As you're cleaning house after the holidays, not everything needs to be chucked.

    The East Hampton Library will take those holiday greeting cards that arrived via the postal service. Foldable cards will be used for a craft project on Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m., when teenagers will make little boxes out of them, according Lisa Houston, a librarian. 

  • Hailing the Solstice
    All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.

    A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.

  • "Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.

  • A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.

    In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

  • There's one more chance before the holiday season to give the gift of a blood donation.

  • The East Hampton Historical Society has decked its halls, well, its lovingly maintained old structures, for two events this weekend.

  • With Hanukkah just days away and Christmas in just two weeks, this weekend offers plenty of opportunities to celebrate, shop, join others in song, or revel in those distinctly December aromas of gingerbread and hot cider. There are gift shows galore, several production of "The Nutcracker" and its variations, and even a "Frozen" show at the Southampton Arts Center for all the Anna and Elsa fans out there. Use this as a guide to make your list (and check it twice) of happenings through Dec. 14. 


  • Carmen Adriana, an East Hampton stylist, will be the guest host at a shopping event at the East Hampton Theory store on Saturday.

    In an email announcing the event, Ms. Adriana said that “Theory is always on my short list when I begin building a wardrobe for someone” and that when the store asked her to host the event she “calmly said yes and then did the happy dance.”

    She will offer her styling expertise at the store, which is at 46 Newtown Lane, from 2 to 6 p.m.