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  • New York voters will decide in November whether or not to hold a convention to amend the State Constitution, and on Tuesday at 7 p.m. the East Hampton Democratic Committee will lead a deliberation on the matter at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett.
  • A paddleboarder landed on Gardiner’s Island on Aug. 26 and walked around taking pictures, one of which was posted on Instagram. The owner of the island, Robert Goelet, “wants the subject advised not to return to island, and the picture removed from Instagram to prevent others from entering island,” police reported, but “does not wish to pursue criminal charges.”
  • Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
  • George Edmund Butts Jr., who was 82, died at home on Shelter Island on Sept. 5. A former resident of Sag Harbor and its mayor from 1985 to 1991, he had been in failing health for the last few years.
  • John Victor Willenborg of Vero Beach, Fla., who as a year-round resident of Montauk had helped spearhead the drive to build a new building for the growing congregation of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, died on Aug. 28 at the Palm Garden Health and Rehabilitation Center in Vero Beach.
  • Vincent Longo, whose distinguished career as a painter and printmaker spanned more than six decades and whose influence as a teacher was felt by three generations of artists, died at home in Amagansett on Sept. 4.
  • A vote on a modest budget increase for the East Hampton Library will be held there on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registered residents of the East Hampton, Wainscott, and Springs School Districts can cast ballots on the proposed $104,000 tax hike for 2018.
  • The seventh annual ride with the Red Knights’ Chapter 25 to raise money for the Donald T. Sharkey Memorial Community Fund will take place on Sunday.
  • Walter F. Hardy, who since 1970 had spent summers at his family’s house on Gerard Drive in Springs, died suddenly on Sept. 2.

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