Prekindergarten enrollment for children in the East Hampton School District will be held next Thursday and Friday, April 4, at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center.
To be eligible for the program, children must be 4 on or before Dec. 1. Parents or guardians will be asked for proof of the child’s age in the form of a birth certificate or passport, proof of residency in the district (a deed, lease, contract of sale, or tax bill), and complete immunization records.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will close the beach above mean high tide at the Amagansett National Wildlife Refuge, which runs from Atlantic Avenue almost to Indian Wells Beach, and most of the Jessup’s Neck peninsula in the Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Sag Harbor on Tuesday to protect nesting shorebirds.
Ross E. Traphagen Jr., a part-time East Hampton resident and member of the Maidstone Club, died on March 4 at home in Hobe Sound, Fla. He was 90.
Mr. Traphagen began his professional life at Davis Polk & Wardwell in Manhattan following his graduation from Harvard Law School in 1948. He went on to Goldman Sachs, where he worked from 1963 to 1985, then founded his own family investment firm, Plough Penny Partners, which he ran until 2005.
Wallace F. Moyer Jr. was 14 when he began traveling to his family’s house in Noyac on his own. Before the Long Island Expressway or Sunrise Highway, he was known to have ridden his bicycle along Montauk Highway, pitching a tent on the way, his family said.
Mr. Moyer died at home on Spring Lane in Noyac last Thursday of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease, which he had been diagnosed with in 2000. He was 89.
March 23, 1989
It was back to Glens Falls for the East Hampton High School boys basketball team last weekend for a state class B Federation tournament in which East Hampton, the state public high school B champion, was pitted against New York City schools from the Public School Athletic Association and the Catholic High School Athletic Association.
Thursday, March 27
BOYS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Sayville, 4:30 p.m.
BOYS TRACK, East Hampton at Comsewogue, 4 p.m.
Friday, March 28
BASEBALL, Pierson at East Hampton, nonleague, 4 p.m.
SOFTBALL, Westhampton Beach at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
GIRLS LACROSSE, Huntington at East Hampton, 5 p.m.
Monday, March 31
BOYS TENNIS, East Hampton at Ross, 4 p.m.
GIRLS TRACK, East Hampton at Eastport-South Manor, 4:30 p.m.
The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton will screen “The Sugar Connection: Holland, Barbados, Shelter Island,” a documentary directed by Gaynell Stone, on Monday at 5:30 p.m. The film follows an eight-year archeological dig at Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island.
PechaKucha Night Hamptons will return to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m. Organized by Andrea Grover, the museum’s curator of special projects, the quarterly programs consist of 10 members of the community, each of whom presents 20 slides at 20 seconds each, for a total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds per presenter.