Joan Marie Aldrich, who was known as Mimi and with her husband had owned several Sag Harbor businesses, died on Sept. 8 at Scott White Hospital in Temple, Tex., of complications from diabetes. She was 81, and had been ill for some time. Her three children and a number of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were with her at the time of her death, her family said.
Milton M. George, a former commercial fisherman who lived in Amagansett and East Hampton, died on Sept. 9 surrounded by loved ones at his son’s house in Noyac, where he had lived for the past year. He was 88 and had several ailments, including colon cancer and heart problems, his daughter-in-law Susan George said.
A project to resurface nearly 15 miles of Montauk Highway between East Hampton Village and Montauk is set to begin on Sept. 29. Eileen W. Peters, a spokeswoman for the New York State Department of Transportation, said the project is separate from but similar to one completed before Memorial Day in which 8.2 miles of the highway were repaved between County Road 39 in Southampton and Stephen Hand’s Path in East Hampton.
L. and L. Rosenberg to C. and K. Davidsson, 55 Shore Road, .17 acre, June 18, $1,400,000.
P. Kramer to Russell 12 Whalers, 12 Whalers Lane (vacant), June 23, $1,800,000.
D. Banks to M. Berryman, 2 Hampton Lane, July 9, $1,500,000.
Butter Lane Farm L.L.C. to Arts Holdings L.L.C., 2 Cody Way, 1.13 acres (vacant), June 30, $1,000,000.
E. Kaufman to N. McMahon, 6 Sand Hill Lane, .92 acre, June 17, $1,405,000.
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival will present a screening of “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
The subject of the 77-minute documentary, directed by Freida Lee Mock, is Anita Hill, an attorney and law professor who in 1991 was thrust onto the world stage when she testified before the Senate during its confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.
Since its founding 22 years ago, the Hamptons International Film Festival has featured one-on-one conversations conducted by film journalists and magazine editors with actors, directors, and other industry notables. Joel Schumacher and Hilary Swank will be among this year’s guests for the “A Conversation With . . .” programs.
The Writers Speak series of readings returns to the Stony Brook Southampton campus Wednesday with Vijay Seshadri, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection “3 Sections.” Mr. Seshadri’s poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry magazine, and The New Yorker, as well as in four editions of The Best American Poetry anthology. He teaches creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College.