A social worker here is launching a support group for teens ages 14 to 18 who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.
Voters in the Sag Harbor School District will return to the polls on Dec. 14 to decide the fate of the district’s plan to build an artificial turf athletic field behind Pierson Middle and High School in 2017.
The water fountain in the Amagansett School’s gymnasium tested above New York State’s action level for lead last month, as did the faucets of six sinks, according to a letter from the district addressed to parents, guardians, community members, and staff.
Hunters for Deer, a not-for-­pro­fit based in East Quogue that arranges ­for insured and proficiency-tested bowhunters to hunt deer on private ­property, challenged a Sag Harbor Village law that prohibits hunting within the ­village limits after a member of the group was caught bowhunting in the woods behind houses near Oakland Cemetery.
Henriette de Sieyes Montgomery, a devoted environmentalist who headed the board of Group for the South Fork, now known as Group for the East End, for several years in the 1980s and 1990s, died on Sept. 26 at her apartment in Manhattan. She was 93 and had been in declining health.
Louise Riker Edmonds, a Latin teacher at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., for 42 years, died on Sept. 27 at the Sunrise at Ivey Ridge assisted living home in Alpharetta, Ga., where she had recently moved.
Angelina Anna Ross of Sagaponack died on Sept. 30 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Westhampton Beach. She was 73 and had had pancreatic cancer for four years. Donna Ross Levy said her mother had responded well to chemotherapy and survived longer than most who have that illness. “She was a fighter, very strong willed,” Ms. Levy said.
Terry Hoyt, a volunteer emergency medical technician for many years and a former ambulance captain for the Bridgehampton Fire Department, died of cancer at home on Saturday.
Visiting hours for Betsy White of Montauk, who died on Monday at Southampton Hospital, will be held tomorrow from 1 to 5 and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.