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  • Jordan Metzger of East Hampton died of complications of a stroke on Sunday at the Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony Brook. He was 89 and had been living there for five and a half years.
  • Ms. MacDonald, who was 71 and lived in Montauk for over 40 years, died on Dec. 10 after a brief illness.
  • Nancy E. Parsons, a longtime East Hampton resident who moved to California 13 years ago, died of pancreatic cancer at home in Los Angeles
  • The Bridgehampton Museum is offering an after-school pottery workshop for kids 6 to 11 on four Mondays starting next week. Mary Jaffe will teach the class, which will cover such hand techniques as coiling and slab building.
  • Participants in a county grant program that helps residents replace old septic systems with state-of-the-art equipment — equipment designed to lessen the impact of nitrogen waste on our water table — were unpleasantly surprised to learn recently that they would owe unanticipated taxes.
  • President Trump said it all along. Attorney General William Barr said it all along, too. According to Mr. Barr’s “Cliff Notes” to Congress regarding the special counsel’s investigation, the Trump campaign did not collude with Russia to further Vladimir Putin’s efforts to tip the 2016 election toward his preferred candidate — no matter how well-documented that election-interference is.
  • As written, an attempt by the East Hampton Town Board to change the law on live music performances is reasonable.
  • Bryan Cranston as L.B.J. in Sag screening, Oscar-nominated documentary at SAC, classical piano in Montauk, gospel at Bay Street, and more
  • The annual Egg Drop Challenge at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton happens on Saturday at 10 a.m.

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  • A new class has been announced at LTV Studios on Industrial Road in Wainscott, iDoc 101, all about making documentaries using a smartphone. Part of LTV’s intention is to show people the tools to help the station reach a 1,000-story goal for broadcast.

    Two sessions are offered free of charge. The first begins on Saturday at 10 a.m. and continues on April 27 and May 4. The second starts on Tuesday and continues on April 30 and May 7 at 6 p.m.

    An hour’s tour and introduction to producing at the LTV workshop will next be offered on April 30, also at 6 p.m. Space is limited, and registration has been asked at

    The next LTV creative salon will be held on May 3 at 6:45 p.m. 

  • Would you know what to do in the event of an active shooter? Southampton Town Police Lt. Todd Spencer will demonstrate how to protect yourself in a free workshop at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on April 27.
  • Those traveling west this week will have to deal with lane closures on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway.
  • The Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s spring production this weekend at Guild Hall will feature selections from three ballets performed by students ranging in age from 3 to 18.
  • Online scams and how to spot them will be covered at the East Hampton Library on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
  • A benefit party for the Hampton Lifeguard Association will be held on Saturday at Harbor Bistro at 313 Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton from 7 to 11 p.m. It will feature music by Josh Brussell, a cash bar, food, and auctions with travel packages, gift baskets, restaurant gift certificates, spa treatments, and more. Tickets are $35 per person or $50 a couple and are available from Amy Forst at

    The association supports lifeguard training programs and tournaments, competition, the junior lifeguard program, the volunteer ocean rescue squad, the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton Hurricane Swim Club, and in-school swim programs.

  • Those with questions about recycling can take them to the Hampton Bays Community Center on Monday for a public forum organized by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons. Curious about whether cereal boxes go with corrugated cardboard or paper? Or how co-mingled items are separated and sold?

    “Recycling 101: With or Without a Carter” will go over the recycling process in the Town of Southampton with Christine Fetten, the town’s director of municipal works, who oversees both sustainability and waste management, and Joe Glorioso, a member of the town’s sustainable Southampton green advisory committee.

  • Grain Surfboards on Indian Wells Highway will host a Surfrider core volunteer training session on Monday evening from 6:30 to 8:30.
  • The Southampton Town Democratic Club will hold a lunchtime meeting on Sunday in Riverhead that will include a presentation on “Anti-Semitism and the Current Political Landscape.”
  • The South Fork Commuter Connection is growing in ridership, just as the grueling "trade parade" traffic picks up, Southampton Town officials have said.