A former editor of Smithsonian magazine and the author of a novel and three Time Life books, among others, Donald J. Moser died at home in Sag Harbor on Dec. 8. He was 81 and had Parkinson’s disease for a long time.
Interested in the natural world from the time he was a child, Mr. Moser was a birder, amateur astronomer, and fly fisherman. He became a volunteer for the Wildlife Rescue Center in Hamptons Bays after his retirement.
Frank B. Megginson, who was a co-owner of a flooring and refinishing business in East Hampton called Frank the Floorman, died of lung cancer at home on Harrison Avenue in Springs on Saturday, his family said. He was 82.
Mr. Megginson married the former Julie Heffernan on Sept. 20, 1975. Mr. and Mrs. Megginson ran Frank the Floorman for 35 years. The business will remain in operation with Mrs. Megginson running it.
There's just 13 days until Christmas. This weekend you can get your shopping done while also enjoying the festivities at events like the Holiday Stroll in East Hampton or the holiday sales in Bridgehampton. Mark the end of Hanukkah with the Menorahcade that will drive through East Hampton on Saturday. There's something for everyone this weekend.
Carter Burwell, an Amagansett resident and movie composer whose score for "Carol" has made him an industry favorite for his first Academy Award nomination, will be at the East Hampton Library on Friday for a screening of "Gods and Monsters," the Bill Condon film, at 4 p.m.