It’s back to the books in this first week of school for many students, which might seem a bit humdrum for kids sad to say goodbye to summer. Young adults might change their minds about school after listening to Patricia McCormick talk at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Saturday about her collaboration with Malala Yousaf?zai.
Benjamin A. Havens, 69, a Springs bayman with fisherman forebears back to the 19th century, died at Northport Veterans Hospital on Saturday after a short illness. He was diagnosed with a progressive form of cancer less than two weeks ago.
A celebration of the life of the late David Carney was held at the Bridgehampton Senior Center last Thursday. A former United Nations economist who retired to Sag Harbor in 1985, Dr. Carney died in Southampton on May 8.
Dr. Carney, who arrived in this county from Sierra Leone in 1953 for a professorship at Lincoln University, earned five degrees between 1945 and 1952. Earlier in life he had been a high school teacher, a high school headmaster in Ghana, and a statistician for the Nigerian government.
Visiting hours for Carl Darenberg Jr., who died on Sunday in Montauk, will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
His funeral will be tomorrow at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk at 10 a.m.; the Rev. Bill Hoffmann of the Montauk Community Church will officiate. Burial will be at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton.
A celebration-of-life gathering will be held at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday for Barbara Osborn Babinski Meyer, a lifelong Wainscott resident who died at home on Sunday. She was 89. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
A funeral for Harold R. Simmons Jr. will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton on Sunday at 3 p.m., with the Rev Denis Brunelle officiating. Mr. Simmons died at home in East Hampton on Aug. 12. He was 74. An obituary for him that appeared in last Thursday’s issue incorrectly listed the date of his funeral.
CTJV L.L.C. to 31 AMG L.L.C., 31 Abraham’s Landing Road, .58 acre, June 30, $1,050,000.
S. Pryzby Inc. to P. and C. Dray, 52 Cross Highway, .51 acre, July 3, $3,950,000.
Napeague Holdings L.L.C. to Napeague Beach House, 38 Napeague Lane, .23 acre, June 12, $1,430,000.
R. Chang and T. Lee to 202 THW L.L.C., 202 Two Holes of Water Road, 2.6 acres, June 30, $3,250,000.
J. Derario to T. Yusufi, 20 Skimhampton Road, 1.2 acres, July 2, $3,000,000.
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