Elizabeth Lee White, a Montauk Historical Society president for 20 years who was a charter member of the Montauk Lighthouse Committee when it took over stewardship of the Light, died on Oct. 10 at the age of 76.
Florence Lillian Talmage, an East Hampton native who spent her entire life in the town, died on Oct. 10 at the Peconic Bay Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Riverhead, at the age of 86. She had been diagnosed with cancer about a year ago.
Elsie Lawall Treleaven came to know Amagansett as a teenager, when her parents had a summer house on Bluff Road. She learned to sail at the Devon Yacht Club and developed a deep love of the hamlet, eventually returning to live there with her family in the early 1960s.
William Warren Bates, who served the East Hampton and Springs Fire Departments for a combined 58 years and founded Bates Electric, a company still going strong after 50 years in business, died at Southampton Hospital on Oct. 12 of congestive heart failure.
A simulcast of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni,” part of the Met: Live in HD series, will be shown on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Guild Hall. A pre-opera lecture by the renowned composer and conductor Victoria Bond will take place at noon.
In East Hampton, veterans of World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the wars in the Gulf, Iraq, and Afghanistan marched from Fithian Lane to the memorial green by the Hook Mill, where a brief ceremony was held to remember those who "made the supreme sacrifice in all our wars." Afterward, veterans and onlookers alike were invited to an Armistice Day service at the American Legi