An exterior wall of the Ganeaux clothing store on Main Street was vandalized with spray paint on the evening of Oct. 19. A witness followed the vandal, who crossed the street a couple of times before disappearing into the municipal parking lot. Police checked the area to no avail.
The Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, will be celebrated on Saturday at La Fondita in Amagansett, where kids can decorate paper skulls, play games, and enjoy some traditional Mexican treats from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The rain date is Sunday.
The East Hampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force is sponsoring a student film contest for 3rd through 12th graders. Films must be between three and five minutes long and should address one of three topics: anti-bullying, diversity, or accepting others. Projects can be done individually or as a group. All who participate will receive a certificate giving them five hours of community service credits.
A noise analysis report on the East Hampton Airport is to be the subject of a special town board meeting today at 10 a.m. at East Hampton Village’s Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street.
Peter Kirsch, an aviation attorney hired by the town, will be on hand to address the interim report and potential next steps for the town. Peter Wadsworth of the town’s airport finances subcommittee will review an analysis of 2014 airplane noise. A public comment period will follow the presentations.
John C. Hardy, an artist and teacher who lived in SoHo and Springs, died of complications from a stroke at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City on Oct. 10 in the company of Joan Semmel, his companion for the past 21 years. He was 91.
Samuel Alan Meddaugh, who was valedictorian of East Hampton High School’s class of 1954 before going on to a career in the fledgling computer industry in the 1960s, died at home in Eagan, Minn., on Oct. 13 of complications from a rare heart disease. He was 78.
Catherine M. Reid, who for many years did the bookkeeping for Reid Brothers auto repair in Sag Harbor, her sons’ business, died at home in Amagansett on Oct. 8. She was 88 and had been under hospice care, her family said.
She was born in Liverpool, England, on Dec. 27, 1925, to Charles J. Reynolds and the former Mary Margaret McNeish, and immigrated as a child to Australia, where her maternal uncles worked aboard ships.
Visiting hours for Joan M. Wyckoff of East Hampton, who died on Saturday at the age of 84, will be on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nolan and Taylor-Howe Funeral Home at 5 Laurel Avenue in Northport. The service will begin at 3 p.m. that day at the funeral home. An obituary for her will appear in a future issue.
The Eastville Community Historical Society of Sag Harbor will hold a two-part screening of "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise," a four-hour PBS program hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday.
A blood drive is underway in East Hampton on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but there are other upcoming opportunities for area residents to make a donation in the coming weeks to help alleviate an emergency blood shortage.
The Harlem MagicMasters will face a team of East Hampton High School teachers and alumni, a.k.a. the East Hampton Dream Team, in a family-friendly game to benefit the freshman class on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.
The holidays may be over, but next weekend, many will enjoy a three-day break as we remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Two important fund-raisers will be held on the South Fork that weekend, so mark your calendars now.
Kristi Constanteles, a professional organizer, will talk about what it takes to get neater in the new year at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 1 p.m. She will give tips on cleaning up and clearing out home clutter.
The Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, which was built in 1842, has been nominated for addition to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The New York State Historic Preservation Office made the recommendation for the Federal and Greek Revival-style church.