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  • Police were called to 159 Main Street about a man urinating on the sidewalk outside a white 18-wheeler on Friday morning at about 8:15 a.m. Police noted that the East Hampton Library is at 159 Main Street, and found no sign of an 18-wheeler.
  • The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host a special book-and-author reception and talk with Steve Israel, a former Long Island congressman, on April 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Seasons of Southampton. Tim Bishop, a former congressman from Southampton, will serve as M.C. for a question-and-answer session.
  • Mr. Remkus was known for telling stories that would leave his customers and friends, including those in the Sag Harbor Fire Department, where he was a longtime member, laughing out loud.
  • Guy Ladd Frost of Roslyn and Springs died last Thursday of Lewy body dementia at the Sands Point Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Port Washingon. He was 85.
  • The artist and writer Ruth Jacobsen was a hidden child during the Holocaust after her parents fled with her from Germany to Holland.
  • Suffolk’s 10 towns are right to ask for a portion of the proposed internet sales tax now being considered in Albany.
  • Democratic presidential candidates are helping to raise the issue of whether tech giants are violating antitrust rules and should be broken up. Considering what could be described as an extortion racket directed at journalism, the answer is probably yes.
  • By Hamptons standards, it is a good deal. Bookings opened this week for new luxury tent accommodations at Cedar Point County Park in East Hampton, starting at $300 a night, and, from where we sit, there is every reason to think the venture will be successful.
  • A wake was held on Sunday at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton, with a Mass following on Monday at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk. Mrs. Kenny was buried at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery in East Hampton.
  • Classical concert in Sag Harbor, "Guitarmania!" at East Hampton Library, Cowgirls in Quogue

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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 ellen@ltveh.org.

    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 amy@forstconstruction.com.

    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.