The Parrish Art Museum’s Sounds of Summer music series will take a new turn tomorrow at 6 p.m. when Dave Harvey, a professional caller and founder of New York City Barn Dance, and Dunegrass, an East End bluegrass group, will lead an evening of traditional American contra dance on the museum’s outdoor terrace.
Capt. Harry Clemenz, a Montauk resident who held the longstanding New York State record for a blue marlin caught on rod and reel, died on May 13 at Southampton Hospital after a brief illness. He was 83.
Dean F. Failey, who was the East Hampton Historical Society’s first fulltime director and went on to national prominence as an expert on antiquities for Christie’s Auction House in Manhattan and “Antiques Roadshow” on television, died at home in East Northport on May 19.
Lucy Ann O’Mara of Amagansett, an Irish immigrant who honed her culinary skills as a household staff member in Amagansett and New Haven, died at Southampton Hospital on May 13 of complications from a long illness. She was 73.
Following Monday's heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Health Department has advised swimmers against bathing at 64 beaches across the county, including Havens Beach in Sag Harbor. No other beaches in East Hampton Town are covered by the advisory, which has to do with bacteria levels related to stormwater runoff.