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  •     The 20th anniversary of the Peconic Estuary’s being named an estuary of national significance by the federal Environmental Protection Agency will be celebrated on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main Street in Riverhead. The estuary also has been called “One of the Last Great Places in the Western Hemisphere” by the Nature Conservancy.

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    An Inkberry Street resident called police Saturday morning to report that someone had stolen a concrete lion from his front porch sometime during the week. He reported a similar theft of a ceramic pot last October. The two items were together valued at $350.

  •     Vincent Lyons, the former proprietor of Lyons Bar and Grill on Newtown Lane in East Hampton, died at home in East Hampton on May 23. He was 90, and had been ill for some time.

  •     Steven A. Jondreau, a year-round resident of East Hampton, who was rushed by ambulance to Southampton Hospital after an unexpected heart attack while with friends on Sunday morning, was pronounced dead on arrival there. He was 57.

  •     John Leone of East Hampton, a professional jazz musician, died on May 12 after a short illness. He was 90. Mr. Leone was known for having played with big bands in New York City and on the South Fork.
        As a young musician, Mr. Leone studied at the Peabody Institute of Music in Baltimore. Early on, he played at the Peanut Cafe in Dunkirk, N.Y., and with the Roly Rogers Orchestra, a New England band.

  •     Kathleen Donato of East Hampton and New York City died on May 21 in her New York apartment. She was 61. Her family said she died in her sleep. No cause of death was given.
        Ms. Donato was an analyst for Standard & Poor’s, but her favorite work in New York was coming up with and leading tours as a volunteer at the Museum of Modern Art.
        “She loved modern art in general,” her husband, John Donato, said yesterday. She had majored in art history at the State University at New Paltz.

  •     Visiting hours for Gladys Almeraz, 87, of East Hampton, who died on Sunday, will be held today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A Mass will be said tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, also in East Hampton.
        A full obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

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        For those in need of compression stockings, orthopedic supplies, mobility aids, or other similar items, Peterson Physical Therapy in East Hampton now can provide them, saving customers from having to drive west in summer traffic. Peterson has a state-of-the-art facility at Franklin Triangle, at the corner of Skimhampton Road and Montauk Highway, where one-on-one physical therapy is available.

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  • AMAGANSETT
    Devon 828 L.L.C. to H. Glickberg, 20 Devonshire Lane, 1.52 acres, April 18, $2,725,000.
    A.M.S. Best Property to J. and J. Leguizamo, 51 Jacqueline Drive, .17 acre, April 19, $1,227,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    L. Pike and Gomez-Herrera to J. Gomez, 20 West Drive, .47 acre, April 17, $345,000.
    D. Coetzee and J. Wagnon to Iris Partners L.L.C., 13 Roberts Lane, .78 acre (vacant), April 13, $925,000.

    EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE
    G. Parker to M. Grinnell and S. Gilmer, 35 Huntting Lane, .5 acre, April 20, $3,937,750.


  • May 7, 1987
        Boys tennis continued last week as the only undefeated team among the six fielded by East Hampton High School in the spring. The Bonac squad topped Mercy, Stony Brook, and Smithtown West to run its record to 7-0.

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  • The East Hampton High School boys soccer team defeated Jericho, the three-time defending state Class A champion, 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time in five meetings that an East Hampton boys team had beaten Jericho.

  • Registered Democrats in East Hampton and easternmost Southampton Town who are wondering where to cast their ballots in the primary for governor and lieutenant governor can find a list here. The polling places are the same as for the general election. Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m. If you don't know your polling place, click here to find it.

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  • Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved. 

    All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.

    The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook." 

  • School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.

    On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.

    Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

  • Saturday's weather means you may have to change your day's plans. 

    The Clamshell Foundation's annual Sandcastle Contest at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett was canceled for the first time in its 23-year history, according to the announcement posted on the foundation's Facebook page Saturday morning. No rain date was set, so sandcastle builders will have to wait until next year. T-shirts designed by Peter Spacek are still for sale, though. Visit the Clamshell Foundation's website for more information. 

  • This weekend will be the first time that it will be illegal to drink alcoholic beverages during the day at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. 

  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.

  • Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.