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  • St. Luke’s Family Fair

        Pony rides, face painting, a dunk tank, a fun house, and more are in store for kids at the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Summer Family Fair on Saturday. Entry to the fair is free. The church is on James Lane in East Hampton.

    Hedgehog on the Go

  • East Hampton

    Scott Hinson of Accabonac Road noticed three checks missing from his checkbook on June 10. Five days earlier, he told police, he’d had a new boiler installed. When he called his bank he was told that two of the missing checks had already been cashed, for $625 and $495, with his signature forged on both. An ex-employee of the boiler company is suspected of having taken the checks, and police are investigating.

    East Hampton Village

  •     Grace Dominy Renkens started her 20-year teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in upstate Leeds, N.Y., at a time when the older children would load the classroom’s coal stove and cook soup for the younger ones’ lunch. She died on June 28 at home on Sherrill Road in East Hampton. She was 97.

  •     Mary Viola Collum, who with her husband, William Collum, started Collum Signs in Southampton, died on Sunday at the Westhampton Care Center following a stroke. She was 85 and had spent nearly her entire life in East Hampton and Southampton.

        She married Mr. Collum, whom she had met at East Hampton High School, on April 19, 1947, at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. Two years later, the couple moved to Southampton.

  •     Brenda A. Grodski, a gardener, proprietor of the Long Island Perennial Farm in Riverhead, and a great supporter of veterans’ causes and other charities, died of liver failure on May 18 at New York Presbyterian Hospital. She was 62.

        Ms. Grodski, an East Hampton native, was born to William and Florence Talmage at Southampton Hospital on Sept. 11, 1950, and went to East Hampton High School.

  •     A memorial service is to be announced for James Carley of East Lake Drive, Montauk, who died unexpectedly on Monday in Tulum, Mexico. He was 60. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  •     A graveside service for Ruth E. McDonald, a former East Hampton resident who died on May 25 in Boynton Beach, Fla., will be held on July 15 at 11 a.m. at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton. Family and friends have been invited to gather at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett following the service.

        Her family has suggested memorial donations to Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, at, or St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital,

  •     A graveside service for Dorothy Moss of Mill Hill Lane, East Hampton, who died on Sunday, will be held at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow. An obituary for her will appear in a future issue.

    25 Golf Club L.L.C. to R. Lewin and D. Finesilver, 25 Golf Club Drive, 1.75 acres, May 14, $3,650,000.
    L. Metcalf to A. and C. Stewart, 64 Atlantic Avenue, .53 acre, May 13, $2,700,000.
    M. Eshagian Trust II to J. Allerhand and R. Schatz, 65 Hedges Lane, .63 acre, May 13, $2,412,000.

    B. Stavropoulos (by executor) to FEM Building and Development, 280 Halsey Lane, .54 acre, Apr. 18, $2,150,000.

    B. Cosgrove to J. and E. Daniel, 22 Abrahams Path, .1 acre, May 13, $271,600.

  • Stitch Celebrates
        Stitch will bring models and a D.J. to Southampton’s Fourth of July parade today from 9 a.m. to noon. The party will continue at the shop afterward, from 3 to 7 p.m., with a barbecue, refreshments, and surprise guests.
        On Saturday, the shop will have a sale on Biba clothing, fabric, and accessories.

    Beachwear a-Go-Go

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