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  • Donald M. Halsey, who had been the East Hampton Village clerk and treasurer from 1966 until his retirement in 1982, died on Jan. 30 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
  • Melissa Morgan, who had sustained a broken hip and other injuries in a fall in 2013 and been in failing health since October, died last Thursday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
  • Alison Jane Aird, an accomplished pianist and English and drama teacher who was in remission for 10 years from a malignant brain tumor, died on Friday night at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue.
  • Cathy Anne Tobin, who lived on Navy Road in Montauk for the past eight years, died of complications of diabetes on Feb. 1 at Southampton Hospital.
  • Robert Gerson Schwartz of New York City, East Hampton, and Longboat Key, Fla., died of a heart attack in Longboat Key last Thursday, his 93rd birthday.
  • Word has reached The Star that Walter C. Loris, a retired East Hampton Town police officer and Amagansett resident, died on Sunday.
  • Moody’s Investors Service, which evaluates municipalities, schools, businesses, and other entities on their ability to repay short-term debt, has affirmed the town’s AAA rating, the highest level possible.
  • Chris Bauer, an actor from Sag Harbor, is co-starring with Lawrence Gillard Jr., Jordan Lage, and Rebecca Pidgeon in “The Penitent,” a new play by David Mamet that premiered yesterday at the Atlantic Theater Company in Manhattan and will run through March 19.
  • Iris Smyles, the literary editor of The Star’s East magazine, will host “An Evening of Love and Other Horrors” to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Malia Mills shop on Main Street in East Hampton. Starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, the event will feature readings by Patricia Marx, a humorist and staff writer at The New Yorker, Frederic Tuten, whose books include “Tintin in the New World,” and Ms. Smyles herself.
  • The Montauk Library will present “Yvette Sings Ronstadt: Rock and Roll, Country, Big Band, and Mexico,” a free concert by Yvette Malavet-Blum, on Sunday afternoon at 3:30.

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