Joseph Olszewski, an East Hampton commercial fisherman who helped supply fresh fish to the Round Swamp Farm market on Three Mile Harbor Road, died at Southampton Hospital on Aug. 13 of an internal infection and organ failure. He was 63 years old.
Mr. Olszewski’s family said his illness had come unexpectedly, although he had had a severe bout of Lyme disease some time ago. They would remember him, they said, for his loyalty and sense of humor, and as a thoughtful husband, loving father, and kind friend.
Eugene F. Williams Jr., the former chief executive officer and chairman of the St. Louis Union Trust Company and a civic leader in St. Louis, died at his summer residence on Jones Road, East Hampton, on Aug. 7. He was 90.
Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.
For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship.
The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden.
The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well.
The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free.
The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21.
In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School.
With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.