A member of the Ocean Estates Property Owners Association told police on April 16 that at some point during the month of March five sign posts, each with a speed limit and a private road sign, were stolen from their positions on Shipwreck Drive. Cynthia Crain valued the missing posts and signs at $2,250.
Philip S. Goodman, who spent six decades as a writer and director of television programs and commercials, feature and documentary films, and theatrical productions, died of cancer on Saturday after an illness of several months. A resident of New York City, he had formerly lived in Amagansett and on North Haven. He was 89.
Elizabeth Sloan Tyler, an artist whose paintings are in corporate and private collections across the United States and Europe, died of heart failure on April 16 at her house on Hand Lane in Amagansett. She was 96.
Patricia Myers, the first woman to serve the Amagansett Fire District as an emergency medical technician and the former owner, with her husband, of McKendry’s Pub, which operated for a quarter-century on Amagansett’s Main Street, died on April 24 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. She was 85 and experienced complications following pneumonia.
Helen Marie Coady, who grew up in Wainscott and once worked as a bookkeeper for The East Hampton Star before working as a typesetter in Palm Beach, Fla., died on April 25 at home in Noblesville, Ind. She was 85 and had cancer.
A graveside service for Robert Mott, who died on Dec. 8 at Richmond University Medical Center on Staten Island, will be held on May 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Green River Cemetery in Springs. Mr. Mott, who was known as Buzzy, was 66.
Frank E. Thompson, who worked for Sag Harbor Village for 20 years, died of a massive heart attack on April 25. His death occurred while he was walking his beloved chihuahua, Cody, in the backyard of his home in Riverhead. He was 61.
The New York State Assembly majority has introduced legislation to reform the state school tax relief program, known as STAR, to provide timely tax relief, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced on Thursday.
As the South Fork braces for a snowstorm Thursday, the event cancellations and business closures have begun. The Star will keep a running list below, but we'll need your help. Please email announcements and information to TKV@ehstar.com for meetings and other events that have been canceled or postponed.