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The East Hampton Star. (East Hampton, N.Y.) 1885-current, September 01, 1977, Image 16

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SIXTEEN THE EAST HAMPTON STAR, EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., SEPTEMBER 1, 1977 SIDNEY LUMET of East Hampton and New York is represented by five early films in the “Filmmakers of the Hamptons Festival IX” at Guild Hall through Friday. There are discussions of the films each evening. Summer’s End Guild Hall, which has been bubbling away all summer long with creative endeavors, is about to simmer down. Following a Labor Day weekend of movies and concerts, the community center’s staff will get a well-deserved break, with little on the schedule for a fortnight or so. A Sidney Lumet film retrospective, which is being presented under the banner of the “Filmmakers of the Hamptons Festival IX,” will continue this evening and tomorrow evening. Tonight’s film, to be shown at 8:30, is “The Group,” adapted from Mary McCarthy’s story of eight Vassar graduates and what happened to them after college. The feminist author and activist, Betty Friedan, herself an alumna of a woman’s college (Smith, not Vassar), is expected to be a special guest at the open discussion following the film. Conclusion “The Anderson Tapes,” based upon a best-selling novel about a summer weekend robbery on Manhattan’s East Side, will conclude the Lumet retro­ spective tomorrow night. All seats for these films are sold on a reserved basis. On Sept. 3 at 9 p.m., and the night after at 8:30 p.m., Carlos Montoya will perform in the John Drew, on the Flamenco guitar. The noted performer, who will return from Spain just before the first concert, has made Guild Hall on Labor Day weekend a fixture in his schedule for several years now, and his concerts are almost inevitably sold out, requiring seats on the stage to accom­ modate the overflow. With the coming of fall, Guild Hall’s instruction series will resume. One class that never ended is Peter Lipman-Wulfs course for aspiring sculptors; it takes place every Wed­ nesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and there are a few places open now. In October, painting classes will begin; David Porter will be the instructor. PBA Event Members of the East Hampton Town Police Benevolent Association have embarked upon their annual fund­ raising event, with a mail appeal and a listing of prizes, to be awarded Oct. 8. First prize will be a four-day vacation in the Pennsylvania Dutch country; second, a television set, and the two third prizes, digital clock radios. John B. Claflin is president of the Asso­ ciation. ANDREA BROWN, who is managing the Guild Hall Museum Shop, and her daughter Victoria examine some wooden sculptures by William Accorsi, on view there through Sept. 15. Jay Hoops NOTICE OF HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of East Hampton, New York will hold a public hearing at the Village Hall Annex, 17 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, New York on Friday, Sep­ tember 2, 1977 on the following application at the time indicated: 11:00 A.M. Application of Rudolph De Santi for an interpretation of or variance from Section 57-4A(3) of the Zoning Ordi­ nance to permit the division of proper­ ty into two lots, each of which will lack the required minimum area and mini­ mum lot width. Premises are situate on the easterly side of Stratton Square and the southerly side of Newtown Lane in Residence District “C”, with minimum lot area of 12,000 square feet and minimum lot width at the building line of 100 feet. Dated: August 22,1977 By Order of KENNETH WESSBERG Zoning Board of Appeals Inc. Village of East Hampton East Hampton, New York 51-2 Sole Arrest In its only arfest of the week the East Hampton Village Police Depart­ ment charged Etienne F. Lecras, 34, of 51-67 Manila Street, Elmhurst, Queens, with driving while intoxicated. The arrest took place on Route 27 ’at about 10:14 p.m. last Sunday. Mr. Lecras was taken later before East Hampton Town Justice Edward W. Hults Sr., pleaded not guilty, and was released in $100 bail. PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of East Hampton, New York, at its Regular Meeting of August 19,1977 adopted the following Local Law Seven-1977 relating to the definition of a lot to read as follows: “Lots in single and separate owner­ ship prior to the enactment of this ordinance and continuously thereafter, are exempt from lot area and width requirements of the Zoning Ordinance. Lots which have been merged with adjoining lots by reason of death of an owner and which otherwise satisfy the abovesaid requirement, shall be deemed to have been held in single and separate ownership.” This Local Law shall take effect immediately. DATED: August 22,1977 By ORDER of the BOARD OF TRUSTEES Inc. Village of East Hampton DONALD M. HALSEY Clerk-Treasurer 51-2 18 Accidents In one of its busiest weeks of the summer, for accidents, the East Hamp­ ton Village Police Department investi­ gated 18 mishaps between Aug. 23 and 30. Practically all were minor, though there was one that resulted in a cyclist’s, Marianne Bramms of 7 Plea­ sant Lane, East Hampton, being taken to Southampton Hospital. Mrs. Bramms was in collision with a 1975 Ford Pinto at the intersection of Buell's and Toilsome Lanes at about 10:43 a.m. last Sunday. The car was driven by David Sacher of 3671 Hudson Manor Terrace, River- dale. The police report said that Mrs. Bramms received abrasions in the knee-lower leg-foot region. Summonses Two persons were issued summon­ ses last week. They were William M. Wood, Hampton Street, Sag Harbor, whose car struck a tree at about 5 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, off Georgica Road, about 150 feet south of Route 27. He was issued a summons alleging bald tires. And James W. Kennedy of 223 Michigan Road, New Canaan, Conn., whose Chevrolet pickup knocked down three sections of Mrs. A.T. White’s split-rail fence on Highway Behind The Pond at about 6:30 a.m. last Sunday. Mr. Kennedy was issued a summons alleging that he had left the scene of an accident. There were two reports of parked cars having been hit by vehicles which then left the scene. John Spear of Crossways, East Hampton, said that at about 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23, an unknown vehicle struck his on the left side door at the Georgica Beach parking lot. A vehicle described by a witness as a powder blue late model Plymouth station wagon driven by a middle-aged man struck a parked 1975 Dodge in Schenck’s parking lot, behind the Chemical Bank, at about 10:15 a.m. Monday. The police report said the Dodge was owned by Christopher Nunan of 114 Norfolk Drive, Springs. Four Cars Four cars were involved in a rear- end chain collision on Route 27 near the Shell Service Station at about 1:25 p.m. last Sunday. The vehicles were driven by James Kelly of 62 West 3rd Street, Freeport; Jacob Caruso of 471 Homans Avenue, Closter, N.J.; Thomas A. Carney of 34 Boxwood Lane, Holtsville, and Law­ rence R. Pfister of 5 Redwood Court, Selden. There were no injuries. In another accident that took place last week, the right side of a 1950 Dodge and the door of a parked 1970 Ford were damaged on Newtown Lane, near Barnes Lane, at about 3:25 p.m. Friday when the Ford’s driver, Francis D. Leddy of Cove Hollow Road, East Hampton, opened the door into traffic. The Dodge was driven by William Myrick of 305 East 86th Street, New York. His car was towed, according to the police report.

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