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  • Margaret Black, a ballet dancer who became a highly regarded teacher to dancers in many disciplines, died at home in Settlers Landing in East Hampton on May 11. She was 85.
  • Mary L. Westuba of Melbourne Beach, Fla., who lived for 25 years in Saudi Arabia, died at a Suncoast Hospice Care Center in Florida on Saturday.
  • R. Randolph Richardson, a philanthropist whose experiences in the infantry in Germany during World War II affected his personal and political thinking for the rest of his life, died at the age of 89 at home in Amagansett after a long illness.
  • William Finley Lowe, a master machinist who designed and built machinery that was sold worldwide, died at home in Bridgehampton on Sunday of complications of hemophilia.
  • What's on the police logs this week.
  • The East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad in a flier wants it known that this week, beginning on Sunday, is National Beach Safety Week, and, in keeping with the theme, has provided the following desiderata:
  • Local sports schedule
  • East End Tick and Mosquito Control of Southampton has added a new pest-control division to its business under the name Twin Forks Pest Control. The company, owned by Brian Kelly, will now handle other unwanted indoor and outdoor creepy crawlies.
  • “All My Sons,” starring Alec Baldwin and Laurie Metcalf in Arthur Miller’s 1947 play based on a true story of industrial corruption during World War II, will open Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall and run through June 28. Stephen Hamilton will direct.

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  • While in transit to North Carolina on Sunday, the fishing vessel Rianda S. requested safe harbor in New York from rough seas generated by Hurricane Jose. State Department of Environmental Conservation law enforcement and marine resources staff granted the request, and the boat arrived in Montauk at 4:30 p.m. The vessel was carrying fish caught in federal waters, including an estimated 6,000 pounds of fluke, and requested to land the fish in New York.

    New York's commercial fluke fishery is currently closed, and the entire 6,000-pound landing would have had to be deducted from the state's remaining quota of 40,000 pounds.

  • Drivers on the East End are being asked to go car-free and use more sustainable travel choices on Friday.
  • David Bunn Martine, the director and curator of the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, will conduct four wigwam workshops on the front lawn of the Eastville Community Historical Society Heritage House in Sag Harbor beginning Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mr. Martine, using a combination of traditional and nontraditional materials, will discuss the use of wigwams and their importance to Native American history. The sessions, which will also take place on Sept. 30, Oct. 7, and Oct. 14, cost $10, $5 for children.

    Mr. Martine will also speak about and sign copies of his new book, “No Reservation: New York Contemporary Native American Art Movement,” on Sept. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the heritage house.
     

  • The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons has a busy Sunday planned. A self-guided shade-garden tour will kick off the day from 9 a.m. to noon. Check-in is at the Bridgehampton Community House’s main auditorium at 9:30 a.m.

    Then at 2 p.m., Ken Druse, the so-called “guru of natural gardening,” according to the The New York Times, and an award-winning author and photographer, will give a lecture for the Paul Karish Seminar on “Shade Gardening in the Age of Climate Change.”

  • Following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Jewish Center of the Hamptons has extended an invitation to anyone displaced from their homes in the affected areas to attend High Holy Days services here in East Hampton.
  • With Long Island under a tropical storm watch, several events scheduled over the next few days are being postponed.
  • The Montauk Chamber of Commerce is continuing its search for sponsors for the Fall Festival carousel, which costs $7,000 for two days.
  • The Old Whalers Church will hold its annual yard and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Donated items can be dropped off at the church on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 15, from 10 to noon.
  • The forecast is looking good for the East Hampton Fire Department’s annual fireworks display over Main Beach Saturday night. But even if the weather cooperates, the department still needs help to make it a success, as the all-volunteer organization relies on contributions to support its efforts.

    The fireworks will light up the sky around 8:30. In case rain does interfere, the display will go off on Sunday instead.

  • Wednesday is movie night at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett, where "The Boss Baby" will be screened at 8 as a fund-raiser for the East Hampton Food Pantry.

    Admission is free, but donations would be appreciated. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

    According to the Internet Movie Database, "The Boss Baby" is a tale of the impact of a new baby's arrival on a family, as told from the less than reliable point of view of Tim, his imaginative 7-year-old brother.