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  •     John Alfred Frith, who worked with Bran Ferren in Wainscott on special effects for such movies as “Making Mr. Right,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” and “The Manhattan Project,” died on April 6 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He was 62 and had “a number of long-term illnesses and was under constant care” of doctors, family, and friends over the past 20 years, according to his family.

  •     Anthony Correale, who retired from the East Hampton School District in 2003 after 39 years, died at his house in Manorville on Tuesday at the age of 69. The family did not provide further details.
         Mr. Correale, a high school English teacher for many years, was the assistant superintendent at the time of his retirement, but he had also worked as a speech teacher, director of English language arts, and as a Student Association adviser during his nearly four decades in the district.

  • Helen A. Weinberg of Shaker Heights, Ohio, a summer resident of East Hampton since 1970, died of lung cancer in Cleveland on April 20 at the age of 84, after an illness of four years.
  • Muriel E. Greegan, a retired account executive in the finance department of the American Cyanamid Chemical Corporation, died at Southampton Hospital last Thursday. She was 92.
  • Brokers Move
        Saunders and Associates has announced that Sandra Woodward Pullman, the former vice president of the Corcoran Group in Bridgehampton, has joined its ranks as the vice president of Saunders’s Bridgehampton office.

    D.S. Hampton Homes to M. and M. Vasarhelyi, 5 Beach Plum Court, .98 acre, March 26, $6,000,000.
    J. Potter and J. Jennings to D. Koepp and M. Thomas, 3 Hamlin Lane, March 15, $3,850,000.

    E. Simons Jr. to 162 North Main Street, 162 and 164 North Main Street, .5 acre, March 2, $925,000.
    D. Astorr to D. Steckowski, 61 Cedar Street, .16 acre, March 16, $288,000.
    J. Wilkinson to W. and N. Kelly, 16 Surrey Court, .81 acre, March 16, $1,255,000.


  • Ryan Pilla, “the Car Doctor,” is to return to Daytona, Fla., this weekend to compete in pro touring class races there.
    “The last time I was in Daytona, in 2006, I had the pole position in the enduro,” the sports car mechanic and driver said Monday. “Two of us, Patrick Dempsey, the actor, and I, shared a Ford factory Mustang. I brought it in in first place after my hour-and-a-half stint. When he finished we were in 15th. This time, I’m driving the entire three hours myself, in a Mazda I built

  • Thursday, May 3
    BOYS LACROSSE, Westhampton Beach at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BASEBALL, Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, and Pierson at Greenport, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS TENNIS, William Floyd at East Hampton, and Ross at Eastport-South Manor, 4:30 p.m.
    Friday, May 4
    GIRLS LACROSSE, Mattituck-Greenport-Southold at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BASEBALL, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, and Pierson at Greenport, 4:30 p.m.
    SOFTBALL, Pierson at Stony Brook, 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday, May 5

  • India’s Textiles
        On Saturday at 5 p.m., Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada will give a lecture, “India Unfolds: Seen Through a Textile Artist’s Eyes,” at the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton.

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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.