Jean Ann Hantz of Amagansett and Potsdam, N.Y., who was described by her family as “as survivor of difficult times and an orchestrator of joyful times,” died on April 22 at the Home of the Good Shepherd in Malta, N.Y., where she had been in the Memory Care Center for four and a half years.
Registration is open for National Public Gardens Day, which will be noted locally by Bridge Gardens Trust, as well as the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack and LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, on Friday, May 8. Free, one-hour guided tours will be given, beginning at LongHouse at 10:30 a.m., to be followed by a tour at Madoo at 1 p.m. and one at Bridge Gardens at 3.
Following Monday's heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Health Department has advised swimmers against bathing at 64 beaches across the county, including Havens Beach in Sag Harbor. No other beaches in East Hampton Town are covered by the advisory, which has to do with bacteria levels related to stormwater runoff.