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  • The East Hampton School District is looking for community members who are interested in teaching classes for adults in its continuing education program.
  • Find out what's on the police logs.
  • Drivers should be aware that there will be some road closures to accommodate the Springs Fire Department’s 50th anniversary parade on Saturday.
  • Gregg Denis de Waal died unexpectedly after collapsing at the Whalebone Market in Noyac on Sept. 3.
  • A celebration of the life of Deborah Ann Light, formerly of Amagansett, East Hampton Village, and Sag Harbor, will be held at the Peconic Land Trust’s Quail Hill Farm orchard in Amagansett on Saturday.
  • Harry F. LaMonda, a dairy farmer at the old Dune Alpin Farm in East Hampton and a World War II Army veteran who served in Japan, died last Thursday at the Riverhead Care Center in Riverhead.
  • Joan S. Heitner, a retired professor who taught at La Guardia Community College for more than 25 years, died on Sept. 6 in New York City.
  • William Becker, whose vision and financial savvy helped bring modern European film to American audiences, died of kidney failure at his house in Southampton on Saturday. He was 88.
  • Michael de Vlaming Flinn, a lawyer and former member of the Connecticut House of Representatives who grew up on Lily Pond Lane in East Hampton, died on Aug. 1 at his house in Greenwich, Conn.
  • Elizabeth McGuire, who had been a familiar presence in a number of East Hampton’s popular restaurants over the years, died at home on Sept. 8 in Melbourne, Fla.

Blogs by this author:

  • The Hampton Classic horse show has called for submissions for artwork for its annual poster. The deadline for entries is March 1.
  • Victims of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting will be honored on Saturday, as a group of East Hampton residents initiates lobbying efforts for gun control and school safety.
  • The death of Montauk’s Deborah Lee Scheffer on Feb. 9 has inspired an outpouring of generosity.

    Ms. Scheffer, who died on Feb. 9 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital from complications of childbirth, was survived by her husband, Dan Scheffer, and the couple’s two sons, Coen, age 4, and Benjamin, their newborn.

    A GoFundMe page was created the next day by the Scheffer family and friends with the intention of raising money to help support Mr. Scheffer and his children through the difficult times to come.

  • Activities in the great outdoors in the coming days.
  • This weekend is the last chance to see Guild Hall's 2018 Student Art Festival, which features work by kids in kindergarten through 12th grade.
  • Job-seekers have been encouraged to attend an event Friday at the East Hampton Library presented by the Suffolk One-Stop Employment Center at which a range of businesses will meet prospective employees. No appointment is necessary, though the library has advised those planning to attend to take copies of their resumes and dress to impress. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Hugh King and Ken Cullum will deliver a lecture titled “Dr. David Edwards and Dr. Doris Zenger: Healing a Village” tomorrow evening at Clinton Academy in East Hampton, beginning at 7.
  • “Lee Alverson: The Piano Man,” a tribute to Billy Joel and Jerry Lee Lewis, will come to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Friday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m.

    Mr. Alverson is a songwriter and pianist who with his band plays piano-driven versions of hits by Mr. Lewis and Mr. Joel, the latter a hometown favorite who lives in Sag Harbor. Tickets are $30 and available online or through the box office.

  • Star gazing in Bridgehampton and a walk on a new trail in Amagansett are on the schedule.
  • “The Final Year,” a look at President Obama’s foreign-policy team during its waning months in office, will be shown on Saturday at 6 p.m. in East Hampton.