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  • PechaKucha Night
        Tomorrow at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum will hold its first PechaKucha Hamptons event at the new location in Water Mill. The evening consists of presentations by 10 members of the East End creative community. They may be artists, musicians, writers, designers, architects, vintners, or other professionals.

  •     In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has taken several steps to aid homeowners who have made or will make storm-related claims to their insurance companies.
        First, the governor announced last week that homeowners will not have to pay hurricane deductibles on claims relating to the storm, as Sandy did not have hurricane-force winds when it made landfall in New York, his office said in a release.

  •     A hearing will be held at East Hampton Town Hall next Thursday at 7  p.m. on the purchase, for open space, of approximately four acres of land on Ardsley Road in Wainscott. The $2 million price would be taken from the community preservation fund.

  • East Hampton

    Somebody siphoned gasoline from a Chevy van parked outside the Senior Center on Springs-Fireplace Road last Thursday night. Diane Patrizio told police that the center’s fleet all had full gas tanks the day before, but when a driver went to start the van its tank was only half full.

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  •     Lottie Schaffer of Clearwater Beach in Springs, a local cook and active member of her church as well as the  Springs Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, died on Oct. 29 at Southampton Hospital. She was 89.
        In 1930, the then-7-year-old Lottie Dublanski emigrated from Poland with her mother, the former Helen Toporowska, and a sister, Eugenia. They passed through Ellis Island on their way to reunite with Peter Dublanski, the girls’ father, who had come from Poland earlier to find work and settle his family.

  •     Dolores Mulvihill Zebrowski, an Army nurse during World War II and a nursing and administration official at Southampton Hospital during a career of six decades, died there on Oct. 24. She had been in failing health for several months and was 90 years old.

  •     A Mass for Nancy Anne Byrne, 41, of East Hampton and Shelter Island will be said today at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Isle Catholic Church at 5 Prospect Avenue, Shelter Island. Ms. Byrne died last Thursday while vacationing in Orlando, Fla. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     A gathering to celebrate the memory of John De Maio, formerly of Montauk, who died in Palm Beach, Fla., on Oct. 1, will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Snug Harbor Motel on West Lake Drive in Montauk.
     

  •     Visiting hours for Martin Benjamin Rubenstein will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. Mr. Rubenstein, a retired taxi driver, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital. He was 86 and had lived in East Hampton since 1969.
        Donations have been suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project at 370 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1802, New York City 10001, or online at woundedwarriorproject.org.
     

  • AMAGANSETT
    T. and L. Sears to Leisure Tech Group, 101 Cross Highway to Devon, 1.94 acres (vacant), Sept. 6, $800,000.
    G.W.G. Enterprises to K. Cruz, 912 Montauk Highway, 1.38 acres, Sept. 14, $2,190,000.
    S. and L. Gordon to F. and K. Skibo, 924 Montauk Highway, .16 acre, Sept. 7, $1,862,500.
    D. Liben (by executors) to S. and L. Jacoby, 78 Cross Highway, .74 acre, Sept. 20, $1,275,000.
    J. Tabone to Denlon 2012 Trust, 73 Miankoma Lane, .59 acre, Sept. 21, $4,800,000.

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  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.

  • A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Tuesday morning at 6, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are warning residents that travel could be hazardous due to snow and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities. 

  • The Artists Alliance of East Hampton announced Friday that its members exhibit this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs has been canceled due to the weather forecast. The Winter 2015 show has been moved to March 7 and 8. The alliance said on its Facebook page that it would make more announcements as the new date approaches.

  • The start time for the East Hampton High School boys basketball game Thursday afternoon at Bayport-Blue Point, where they need a win for a share of the League VI title, has been switched from 4:3o to 4 p.m.

    The Bonackers will look for their 10th straight win when they take on the Phantoms. East Hampton defeated Elwood-John Glenn at home Wednesday night, 84 to 49. They shot 66 percent from the 3-point line and 70 percent from the floor, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor.

  • Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, scored his 1,000th point as a Killer Bee in a home game against Stony Brook Tuesday night.

    Lamison, a junior who has been a Killer Bee since the eighth grade, is a strong inside player, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor. Lamison needed only 4 points to reach the milestone basket in the second quarter Tuesday night at the Hive. 

    Game action was stopped so he could savor the moment. His parents joined him on the court for pictures. 

  • The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt canceled its full "snow moon" hike Tuesday night, opting instead for a full "worm moon" hike next month. The deep snow and ice made it too dangerous to trek out into the Vineyard Field trail for the moonlit walk. Co-sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, the leisurely paced hike is now slated for March 5 at 7:30 p.m.

  • The inclement weather and icy roads forecasted for Tuesday morning has caused some rescheduling at Town Hall.