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  •        Vincent Jones of Springs, a founding paraprofessional at the Forsyth Street campus of Satellite Academy High School, one of the first small, alternative public high schools in New York City, died of cancer at Southampton Hospital on Dec. 31. He was 62 and had been ill for a year and a half.

           Satellite Academy provides at-risk students who have opted out of traditional high schools an opportunity to complete their education in a smaller, student-centered learning community.

  •        Douglas W. Tikkanen, who was a telemetry engineer in data systems at Grumman’s ground station in Calverton for 26 years, died on Friday at Southampton Hospital. He was 70 years old and had lived on Harbor Boulevard in Springs for more than 40 years. His wife, Deanna Tikkanen, said he had a heart attack.

  •        Arnold S. Warwick, who split his time between a West Village apartment over the Cherry Lane Theater and a house on East Hampton’s Cedar Street for nearly 45 years, died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Jan. 21. He was 82 and had worked until just two months before his death, his family said.

  •        Joseph W. Vagan, an investigator for the Securities and Exchange Commission for 20 years, died at home in Springs on Feb. 2 of complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 86 years old.

  •        Matina Chimpoukchis, an East Hampton native and a 60-year resident of Montauk, died of congestive heart failure on Feb. 5 at Southampton Hospital. She was 84.

  • AMAGANSETT
    G. Behr to J.R.J. Realty, 197 Skimhampton Road, .87 acre, Nov. 26, $3,450,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    Ross Institute to Butter Lane Farm L.L.C., 6 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $650,000.
    Ross Institute to L.J.A.R.J., L.L.C., 8 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $2,000,000.
    Ross Institute to Butter Lane Farm L.L.C., 9 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $650,000.
    Ross Institute to Butter Lane Farm L.L.C., 5 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $650,000.
    Ross Institute to Berkowitz, P and M, 1 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $1,500,000.

  • Friday, February 14
    WRESTLING, Suffolk County meet, Hofstra University, 10 a.m.

    Saturday, February 15
    BOYS SWIMMING, Suffolk County meet, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 10:30 a.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Suffolk County Class D championship game, Smithtown Christian-Shelter Island winner vs. Greenport-Bridgehampton winner, noon, and county Class C championship game, Pierson vs. Stony Brook, 2:30, Longwood High School.

    Sunday, February 16

  •     Kate Mueth and the Neo-Political Cowgirls are partnering with the Retreat and Bay Street Theatre to participate in “V-Day, One Billion Rising” this evening at 7. V-Day is a global activist movement, founded by Eve Ensler, to end violence against women and girls.

        One Billion Rising is an annual event during which women around the world and the men who support them are invited to tell their stories, speak out, and dance as an expression of their demand for justice.

  •     The Russian Trio, an award-winning chamber ensemble from the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, will perform on Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton as part of the Music at St. Luke’s concert series.

        Featuring Nikita Borisevich on violin, Dmitry Volkov on cello, and Katherine Rick on piano, the group will perform works by Haydn, Ravel, Saint-Saens, Paganini, and Shostakovich. The Russian Trio has won prizes at several chamber music competitions and recently performed at the Kennedy Center.

  •     Live on the Vine, a six-week music festival held in tasting rooms, hotels, and restaurants from Riverhead to Southold, offers an escape from winter’s chill now through March 16. Jazz, rock, blues, country, and bluegrass are on the menu, along with wines from 19 wineries.

        The best way to find detailed information about the more than 100 programs is to visit liwinterfest.com.
     

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