Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. will speak about New York State election reforms and other issues affecting voters at the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons in Water Mill at the Community House on Sunday. The meeting will start at 2 p.m.
“A group of youths” were riding bicycles and “doing tricks” in the village, according to a woman who called police on April 26 at about noon. Police looked but could not find the kids. Bicycling is prohibited in the downtown area.
A memorial gathering was held at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan last Thursday for Ben Heller, a developer, textile industry leader, and art dealer who was an early supporter of many Abstract Expressionist painters. Mr. Heller, who died at the age of 93 on April 24, lived in New York City and Sharon, Conn.
John Gill Callahan, a flight attendant for American Airlines for many years, died of cancer at home in Chestertown, Md., on April 4. The former resident of Amagansett and East Hampton was 74 and had been ill for two years.
Donald Louis Gerard, a cellist, writer and poet, chef, and translator of Italian, as well as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, died on March 26 at home in Amagansett. In robust health until he fell a little over a year ago, Dr. Gerard died of cardiopulmonary arrest. He had hospice care in the last three days of his life.
The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt are opening this year's Sundays at Two series with Nicole Kinlock, who will be speaking about her research on plant interactions in invaded-plant areas and the natural history of invasive plants.
John (Barley) Dunne, director of the Town of East Hampton’s shellfish hatchery, would like to remind residents that the town’s community oyster garden program is expanding to Napeague Harbor this year and that there is still space for gardeners.