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.
The Springs Seedlings edible school garden program and the Project Most after-school program will benefit from the Empty Bowls soup event on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion in Amagansett.
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.