Teen Scribes to Read
Writers who have been honing their skills in Jeanette Sarkisian Wagner’s teen writing workshops at the John Jermain Memorial Library will read from their work at the library on Sunday. The young writers will share poetry, stories, and creative nonfiction from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library’s temporary location on West Water Street in Sag Harbor.
Services for Tyler Miller Valcich, who died on Monday at Southampton Hospital, will be held at the Montauk Firehouse on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass will be said at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk on Monday at 11 a.m., followed by burial at Fort Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Valcich, who was 20, is the son of Mitchell (Mickey) Valcich and Valinda Miller Valcich. His sister Carin Valcich also survives.
His family has suggested donations be made to the Montauk Fire Department, 12 Flamingo Avenue, Montauk 11954.
The East End Mental Health Awareness Day, a free conference, will be held on Saturday at Southampton High School. Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., who recently helped secure $175,000 in the state budget to support the South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative, is slated to speak about what mental health initiatives will mean to the East End.