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  •     Ann Duryea Kirk Willard, the eldest daughter of a surgeon general of the United States Army who worked as a summertime physician in Montauk in the 1950s, died on Feb. 16 in Bedford, Mass. She was 93.
        She was born on Aug. 28, 1919, in Colonia, N.J., to Anne Duryea Kirk and Maj. Gen. Norman T. Kirk. Described by her family as an “Army brat,” she grew up in Washington, D.C., Texas, and the Philippine Islands. Moving often as a child instilled in her a lifelong love of travel.

  •     Elfriede Field, whose first job after emigrating from Germany in 1954 was assembling watches at the Bulova factory in Sag Harbor, died at home in East Hampton on Friday of complications of heart disease. She was 80.
        Mrs. Field met and married Russell Field of East Hampton shortly after the end of the war in Germany, where he was stationed as an Army policeman.

  •     A funeral Mass for Gerald E. McCarthy, 76, of Oak Road, Noyac, who died on Saturday at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson, will be today at noon at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Bridgehampton. Burial will be at St. Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery in Sag Harbor. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  •     A Mass for the Rev. Ronald Ciaravolo, a former pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk and a Sunday priest for many years at St. Peter’s in Amagansett, will be said in the Montauk church in which he served today at 11 a.m. Father Ron, as he was known, lived in Montauk. He died on Monday. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  • Visiting hours for the Rev. Ronald Ciaravolo, the former pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk and a Sunday priest for many years at St. Peter's in Amagansett, who died Monday will be Wednesday at St. Therese from 5 to 7:45 p.m. with a Mass to follow at 8 p.m.

    Another Mass for him will be said in the Montauk church in which he served at 11 a.m. on Thursday.

    Father Ron, as he was known to many, lived in Montauk.

  • Thursday, March 21
    BASEBALL, Southampton at East Hampton, scrimmage, 4 p.m.        
    GIRLS TRACK, Miller Place at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS TRACK, East Hampton at Miller Place, 4:30 p.m.

  • March 3, 1988
        There’ll be no trip to the state playoffs for Bridgehampton High School’s Killer Bees this year. The Bees, who last lost a county Class D championship game in 1983, were defeated in the D contest Saturday by Eastport, 60-46.

  •    Lift Hampton in Wainscott, once a by-appointment-only personal training facility, will now be open daily as a full-service gym and is planning to expand later this spring.

    M. and D. Bruner to Hamptons Five-O, 15 Hedges Lane, .59 acre, Dec. 28, $2,538,000.
    L. Otto-Rozsa to P. and A. Heinen, 53 Deerfield Lane, .3 acre, Dec. 31, $433,334.

    S. Moritz and I. and N. Brodsky to A. and P. Eckey, 21 Denise Street, .57 acre, Jan. 28, $625,000.

    C. Lipomi (by executor) to N.W. Properties Inc., 68 Muir Boulevard, .58 acre, Jan. 25, $535,000.
    J. Green to 49 Hedge Row Lane, 49 Hedge Row Lane, 1.15 acres, Jan. 25, $1,050,000.

  • Two Awards, Two Very Different Writers

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  • Hailing the Solstice
    All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.

    A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.

  • "Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.

  • A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.

    In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

  • There's one more chance before the holiday season to give the gift of a blood donation.

  • The East Hampton Historical Society has decked its halls, well, its lovingly maintained old structures, for two events this weekend.

  • With Hanukkah just days away and Christmas in just two weeks, this weekend offers plenty of opportunities to celebrate, shop, join others in song, or revel in those distinctly December aromas of gingerbread and hot cider. There are gift shows galore, several production of "The Nutcracker" and its variations, and even a "Frozen" show at the Southampton Arts Center for all the Anna and Elsa fans out there. Use this as a guide to make your list (and check it twice) of happenings through Dec. 14. 


  • Carmen Adriana, an East Hampton stylist, will be the guest host at a shopping event at the East Hampton Theory store on Saturday.

    In an email announcing the event, Ms. Adriana said that “Theory is always on my short list when I begin building a wardrobe for someone” and that when the store asked her to host the event she “calmly said yes and then did the happy dance.”

    She will offer her styling expertise at the store, which is at 46 Newtown Lane, from 2 to 6 p.m.

  • Santa Claus' schedule is jam packed this weekend. He'll make appearances at the parade in his honor in East Hampton, and then later he will arrive by fire truck on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. Find out where else the jolly old fellow will pop up Dec. 4 through Dec. 7, along with many other holiday events happening from Southampton to Montauk this weekend.


    WINDMILL LIGHT-UP: Refreshments, holiday treats, music, and crafts for kids, Stony Brook Southampton, 5-7 p.m.

  • There will be no shortage of holiday festivities in East Hampton Village this weekend, providing the weather cooperates, but rain, shine, or snow, the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center will ring in the season with cocktails, dancing, and live music at a fund-raiser on Sunday evening at the Palm.