Herbert E. Field of Springs and more recently Amagansett, whose early youth was interrupted when his father, two uncles, and a family friend were killed in the 1938 Hurricane while tending their traps behind Gardiner’s Island, died last Thursday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
Mary Giordano Stewart, who first came to Montauk before the Hurricane of 1938 and played an important role in that community for most of her life, died at the Affinity Skilled Living and Rehabilitation center in Oakdale on April 17.
Ione Martin Marston, who owned and operated the Carousel Shop children’s clothing store in East Hampton Village in the early 1950s with her first husband, Benjamin M. Stoddard, died at home in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday.
Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day, and BookHampton on Main Street has raffles, giveaways, and a literary scavenger hunt. A number of limited-edition books and art pieces — only available Saturday — will be on sale as well.
The East End Classic Boat Society promises a “blockbuster” small boat sale at its spring open house, happening on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Boat Shop, behind the East Hampton Town Marine Museum on Bluff Road.