A mini-workshop on East Hampton Town’s new rental registry law will take place on Saturday at a meeting of the Wainscott Citizens Advisory Committee. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. at the Wainscott Chapel.
Marie Burns “had a full life,” said her nephew and godson James Burns. Interested in a range of subjects and always busy with something, “she wasn’t able to sleep at night because her mind was always moving on to the next project. She wanted to accomplish something every day.”
Ralph Carpentier, a well-known landscape painter whose paintings are in public and private collections throughout the country, and the former director of the East Hampton Town Marine Museum, died from complications of diabetes on Feb. 19 at the New York State Veterans Home in Oxford, N.Y.
Alice Shira Caputo, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Red Hat Society, died on Feb. 18 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton after a long illness.
With the help of other local fire departments that supplied the water, the Bridgehampton Fire Department held a wet-down of two new trucks during a community event at its firehouse on Saturday, keeping in the long standing tradition of spraying water on new apparatus.
Advancements in cancer treatment will be the subject of a symposium Saturday at the East Hampton Library that will feature a keynote talk by Dr. Thomas J. Fahey Jr., a professor emeritus at Weill Cornell Medical College and a former senior vice president at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
There will be refreshments, hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, and first aid information. A wet-down celebration for two new emergency vehicles will take place at about 2:30 p.m., and at about 3 a Suffolk Police medevac helicopter is expected to land in the ball field next door.
The causes and effects of sometimes toxic algal blooms in East End ponds will be Christopher Gobler’s subject when he speaks on Saturday at 5 p.m. as the next guest of the East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey lecture series.