Marina Preiss capped an eventful East Hampton High School career with seventh-place finishes in the state’s girls swim meet’s 50 and 100-yard races in Ithaca Saturday.
John McGeehan, East Hampton’s coach, said on his way back from Ithaca that Preiss had swum the 100 in 51.76 seconds in a preliminary heat on Friday. “That 51.76,” he said, “was a best-ever time for her in that event, which seeded her third in the finals.”
Gracing the entrance to Jim Shelly’s Georgica Services Ltd. station on Springs-Fireplace Road the other day were a 2002 red Thunderbird, a silver 1973 Citroen SM, a shiny black Porsche, a Mercedes-Benz 280SL, and an Austin-Healey 3000Mk III.
Inside, on the office’s walls were posters from sports car racing’s vintage days.
So, he was asked, had he been a lover of classic sports cars since his teenage days in Pottstown, Pa.?