Author Information

Articles by this author:

  •     Myrna Omang, a retired advertising executive, died on Feb. 1 at her Breeze Hill Road residence in East Hampton, where she had lived with her partner of 32 years, Beverly Matthews, whom she married in August 2010. She was 78 and had acute myeloid leukemia, Ms. Matthews said.

  •     Louise Jensen, who was a New York Telephone Company  operator in East Hampton for about 15 years, died on Feb. 10 at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua, N.Y., due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. She was 85.

  • ay, Montauk, and Jupiter, Fla., died on Feb. 10 after a year’s illness. He was 92.     Mr. Mandel was a founder and partner of Golden and Mandel, a New York City law firm. He had been a lieutenant in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

  •     Robert E. Fordham, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor and a man who was described as kind and gentle, died of complications related to quadruple bypass surgery while at his vacation home in Port Charlotte, Fla., on Feb. 6. He was 69 years old.

  •     Antoinette J. Doherty, who was 85, died at home in Amagansett on Feb. 12 after a long and crippling battle with fast-onset dementia. Ms. Doherty, who was called Ann, had a house in the hamlet since the 1970s and was a former trustee of the Amagansett Library.

  •     Sally Penalosa-Wilson of Montauk, a bookkeeper by trade who emigrated from the Philippines in 1986, died on Feb. 12 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City of breast cancer. She was 76.
        Mrs. Penalosa-Wilson’s daughter Cecy Wilson of Yonkers said her mother was known for her hula dancing. “She loved life. She loved to entertain. She had many friends, and they all knew her for her hula.”

  •     Marilyn Morris Johnson, a dedicated member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton and a former resident of Woodbine Drive in Springs, died on Feb. 11 at the Westhampton Care Center, after an illness. She was 78.

  •     Marsha (Nicky) Edlich of Woodcrest Drive in Springs and Lafayette Street in Manhattan died at home in Manhattan on Jan. 31 at the age of 70. Her family said the cause of death was ovarian cancer, which she had survived for 10 years.
        Ms. Edlich taught French at the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan for some 35 years. She had previously been chief of operations for Club Med USA. She also was a member of the board of the New York Women’s Foundation, and had served as chair of its annual benefit breakfast.

    A. Marshall to A. and K. Stewart, 62 Abrahams Landing Road, Dec. 28, $777,500.
    N. Delman to S. and L. Hills, 18 Ashwood Court, 1.72 acres (vacant), Dec. 14, $680,000.
    C.M. Phillips Trust to 252 Bluff Road L.L.C., 252 Bluff Road, .55 acre (vacant), Dec. 21, $1,250,000.
    Winter Family Trust to 123 Atlantic Avenue, 123 Atlantic Avenue, .76 acre, Dec. 21, $2,950,000.
    83 Atlantic Associates to 83 Atlantic Avenue, 83 Atlantic Avenue, 1.3 acres, Dec. 27, $2,600,000.

  • Bach & Forth Forms
        Bach & Forth, a new chamber music ensemble featuring Thomas Bohlert on organ and piano and Trudy Craney, a soprano, both of East Hampton, will perform on Tuesday at 8 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in New York. The ensemble also includes Terry Keevil (oboe, English horn, duduk), Rebecca Perea (cello), and Linda DiMartino Wetherill (flute).

Blogs by this author:

  • Middletown — The East Hampton High School boys soccer team won in the New York State Final Four match Saturday, 3-0 over Jamesville-DeWitt, which advances them to the Class A championship Sunday. For the full game story, click here.

  • Tuesday is Veterans Day, a time to honor those who have served the country. There are several parades scheduled between Montauk and Southampton, during which the community can applaud and salute the veterans living among us.  

  • Vinnie Grimes is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year and will be honored at the chamber’s End of Season Gala on Nov. 15 at East by Northeast.

    "Vinnie has given a lifetime of service to his community which is why the Montauk Chamber selected him as Person of The Year for 2014,” Laraine Creegan, the executive director of the chamber, said.

  • The Montauk festivities will have to wait. Thanks to the rain, Saturday's plans have been canceled with the exception of a fireworks show on Saturday night.

  • With Election Day is a little more than a month away, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Representative Tim Bishop to represent New York's First Congressional District, visited East Hampton, where he met supporters on Thursday. The cocktail-hour for Mr. Zeldin was held at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton Village. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee sponsored the event.

  • Additional batches of tickets to several choice screenings during the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival went on sale Thursday.

  • The East Hampton High School boys soccer team defeated Jericho, the three-time defending state Class A champion, 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time in five meetings that an East Hampton boys team had beaten Jericho.

  • Registered Democrats in East Hampton and easternmost Southampton Town who are wondering where to cast their ballots in the primary for governor and lieutenant governor can find a list here. The polling places are the same as for the general election. Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m. If you don't know your polling place, click here to find it.

    East Hampton Town

    By Election District    

  • Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved. 

    All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.

    The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook." 

  • School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.

    On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.

    Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.