Monica M. Brennan, a former owner of the Blue Haven Motel in Montauk, died in Mountain Lakes, N.J., on Saturday, two weeks before her 82nd birthday, after a brief illness.
Mrs. Brennan and her husband, Thomas Brennan, had lived in Rockland County for 20 years, where they raised seven children. Mr. Brennan enjoyed fishing in Montauk, and they moved there in 1978, buying the Blue Haven Motel. “Montauk was the beginning of many special moments and lasting memories,” her family said.
Madeline Patricia Betts, who spent much of her life in Sag Harbor as both a year-round and summer resident, died at Sem Haven, a residential care center in Milford, Ohio, on Sept. 29. She had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease six years ago, her family said. She was 90.
Thomasina Rana Graham, who was born in Amagansett, died on Sept. 27 at home in Naples, Me. Stewart R. Graham Sr., her husband of more than 70 years, was at her bedside. She was 95.
Known to friends and family as Mae or Maizie, Mrs. Graham was born on Sept. 12, 1919, the second child of Peter and Rose Rana of Amagansett. While working at the former Dominy Guest House in East Hampton, she met her husband, who was serving with the Coast Guard at its old Georgica Station in East Hampton.
J. and R. Bennett to Revive Ad L.L.C., 216 Cranberry Hole Road, .8 acre (vacant), July 28, $720,000.
K. Collum to T. Cooper, 74 Long Lane, .54 acre, Aug. 7, $400,000.
M. Mitchnick and V. Keegan to O. Kukurudza, 85 Gould Street, .55 acre, Aug. 1, $1,300,000.
A. and M. Tenenbein to M. and P. Kaplow Trusts, 20 Livery Lane, .89 acre, Aug. 8, $1,300,000.
E. Bradley Jr. (by executor) to J. and J. Goldstern, 8 St. Regis Court, 2.77 acres, Aug. 8, $2,587,500.
A six-mile stand-up paddleboard race, the last in Main Beach Surf and Sport’s SUP series, is to be held Saturday as a benefit the East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad. The boards are to be launched at Amagansett’s Lazy Point at 9 a.m. Registration will be from 7:30. The donation/fee is $75.
Thursday, October 9
GOLF, Westhampton Beach vs. East Hampton, South Fork Country Club, Amagansett, 3:30 p.m.
FIELD HOCKEY, Pierson-Bridgehampton at East Hampton, 4 p.m.
BOYS SOCCER, East Hampton at Miller Place, 4:30 p.m.
CROSS-COUNTRY, East Hampton boys at invitational, Indian Island County Park, Riverhead, and East Hampton girls at invitational, Red Creek Park, Hampton Bays, 4 p.m.
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 5 p.m.
Writers, you have until the end of the month to get your submissions in for the new Robert Reeves $1,000 Prize in Comic Fiction, courtesy of Stony Brook Southampton and judged by the college’s Daniel Menaker, a former fiction editor at The New Yorker. Stories of up to 5,000 words can be sent to The Southampton Review. The fee is $15.
Also on Shelter Island, bluegrass and traditional American music will be on offer as part of the Plant & Sing festival at Sylvester Manor Saturday from noon until 10 p.m.
The day will begin with the planting of garlic and the harvesting of fall crops, after which the music will get into full swing on the waterfront lawn. This year’s performers will include the Wainwright Sisters, the Deadly Gentlemen, Eastbound Freight, Edith & Bennett, the Ed Howe Bluegrass Band, and Jeff Davis & Friends.
The Shelter Island Friends of Music will present Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky in a free, four-hands piano concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Weiss and Ms. Polonsky, who are married, perform separately and together. She is widely in demand as a soloist and chamber musician and has performed at venues such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Vienna Konzerthaus, and Carnegie Hall.
In East Hampton, veterans of World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the wars in the Gulf, Iraq, and Afghanistan marched from Fithian Lane to the memorial green by the Hook Mill, where a brief ceremony was held to remember those who "made the supreme sacrifice in all our wars." Afterward, veterans and onlookers alike were invited to an Armistice Day service at the American Legi