Tara Loper-Mansir of Springs, a mother of four and the founder of Nana Cares, died on Sunday of cervical cancer. She was 43 years old.
Born in Southampton on Feb. 24, 1969, to James H. Loper Jr. and the former Kattie R. O’Sullivan, Ms. Loper-Mansir graduated from East Hampton High School in 1988 and from the White Plains, N.Y., Berkeley Business School in 1990. She later attended the State University’s Empire College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., studying psychology until she was too ill to stay in school.
John Judge, 61, a longtime resident of Amagansett and friend of many in the community, died on Oct. 23 after being struck by a vehicle that did not stop. A story about the hit and run appeared in last week’s issue; police have the incident under investigation.
Mr. Judge was an electrician who worked for several people in the hamlet. He had just left Astro Pizza and was crossing the street when he was struck.
Frances Ferrari, an Italian cook and matriarch of a family that she nurtured not only with selfless care, her family said, but with holiday and everyday meals, died at home in East Hampton on Friday. She was 89.
Born in Hackensack, N.J., on July 15, 1923, to Anthony Lucente and the former Rose Urato, she graduated from Hackensack High School in 1941.
The following won championships recently at the Sag Harbor Golf Club: Tim Sweeney, men; Robin Corwith, women; Peter Donohue, senior men; Jean Thompson, senior women, and Ray Romano, first flight.
In addition, Mark Weinhardt was the men’s low qualifier, and John Acquino and Liz Granitz were the president’s cup winners.
Beginning on Tuesday, the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor will present “The Crucible” as part of its Literature Live! series of plays taken from the core curriculum of American schools. The play, by Arthur Miller, will be staged for school groups on weekdays and for the public on weekends. A special matinee at 2 p.m. will be performed on Nov. 24 in addition to that evening’s closing performance.
Expected to attend the Concerned Citizens of Montauk's candidates forum on Sunday are State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, a longtime incumbent, his Democratic challenger, Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming, as well as Representative Tim Bishop and his Republican challenger, Randy Altschuler, and Wendy Long, who is challenging Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for her Senate seat.
Ille Arts, an Amagansett gallery, is sponsoring an artists studio tour on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour takes in a great deal of the South Fork, including stops in East Hampton and Bridgehampton in addition to Amagansett.
Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.