The parade planned for Saturday, Oct. 11, may have been rained out, but the Montauk Fire Department continued the celebration of its 75th anniversary on Sunday with an open house and a pancake breakfast.
A number of black Lincoln Navigators were reported “driving up and down” Pondview Lane Friday evening. An officer sent to investigate told the caller there was a film festival event at Guild Hall and several of the participants’ vehicles were parked nearby. “Situation normal,” the officer said.
James Fennell’s recycling center permit was stolen from his car while it was parked in the long-term lot by the train station last week.
And suddenly it’s pumpkin-carving time again. Carve them too soon and they’re rotten by Halloween. Wait too long and what’s the point? On Wednesday, the East Hampton Library will provide all the materials for a carving session for kids 4 and older from 4 to 5 p.m. That includes stencils and a “safety carving kit,” not to mention battery-operated tea lights to make it glow.
October in East Hampton is officially Recycling Awareness Month. During this inaugural observation, the East Hampton recycling and litter committee has a bevy of activities to raise awareness about the benefits of recycling.
Skeet, trap, rifle, and pistol shooters have been invited to the Maidstone Gun Club’s annual turkey shoot on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be an air-rifle division for children.
The club is off Daniels Hole Road, a short distance north of the East Hampton Airport. The public has been invited. No animals will be harmed in the event; gift certificates for turkeys and chickens will be awarded to the category winners. Refreshments, including hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, and soda, will be available.
Jack William Henry Mattair, a psychoanalyst who formerly practiced in Manhattan and East Hampton, died in his sleep at home in East Hampton on Friday. He was 81. His family said the cause of death was not known.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Mattair earned a Master of Divinity degree from Emory University and a master’s degree in psychoanalysis from the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies in Manhattan. He later became a faculty member there.
Robert D. Mulford, who served as organist and choir director of the East Hampton Methodist Church and the Springs Presbyterian Church for many years until his retirement in 2001, died of congestive heart failure on Sept. 22 at D’Youville Senior Care, the long-term nursing facility of the D’Youville Life and Wellness Community in Lowell, Mass. He was 89 and had been in declining health, his family said.
Anna Dehanich died on Friday at home on Harbor Road in Amagansett, where she had lived since 2002. She was 99.
Her family said she was a caring, loving, religious person, who lived life to the fullest. “Anna was full of knowledge and wisdom,” they said.
Ms. Dehanich was born in Brooklyn on July 25, 1915, and grew up there, attending P.S. 172 and Bay Ridge High School. Her parents, John Dehanich and the former Catherine Uravich, had been married in the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1906; they came to America three years later.
Thursday, October 16
GOLF, Southampton vs. East Hampton, South Fork Country Club, Amagansett, 3:30 p.m.
GIRLS SOCCER, Shoreham-Wading River at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
GIRLS SWIMMING, Hauppauge vs. East Hampton, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 5 p.m.
Friday, October 17
GIRLS TENNIS, Longwood at East Hampton, 3 p.m.
FIELD HOCKEY, East Hampton at Harborfields, 4:30 p.m.
BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Sayville at East Hampton, 5 p.m.
This weekend promises to be hot and humid, with some stormy weather in the forecast, too. But you don't have to sit inside because there's something for everyone happening in every corner of town. Have a look:
So much is happening this weekend, and it seems it's all happening in Amagansett. The hamlet is hosting several events, including a Junior Lifeguard Tournament at Indian Wells, and the Amagansett Presbyterian Church Summer Fair.