Hathaway Martin Barry, 62, a lifelong resident of North Haven and Sag Harbor who was known as Hap, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on March 3. Mr. Barry, who had had heart problems, was said to have lived an uncomplicated life, employed mostly at the Baron’s Cove Inn, which was owned and operated by his uncle and his father.
Ernest Leroy Thomsen, a former East Hampton Town policeman who retired as a sergeant in 1974, died at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on Feb. 20, from complications from diabetes and a heart attack. He was 84 and had been sick for a couple of months.
Known as Roy, he was born in Queens to Ernest Thomsen and the former Jessie Bachelor on May 30, 1928. He grew up in Queens.
As you're cleaning house after the holidays, not everything needs to be chucked.
The East Hampton Library will take those holiday greeting cards that arrived via the postal service. Foldable cards will be used for a craft project on Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m., when teenagers will make little boxes out of them, according Lisa Houston, a librarian.
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.