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  •     Clarence Leroy Daniels, an East Hampton native and former lobsterman, died of double pneumonia on Jan. 30 in a hospital in Meherrin, Va. He was 85 and had lung disease.

        Mr. Daniels joined the merchant marine in 1944 at the age of 16. After for two years, he became a United States marine, serving in China until March 1947.

  •     Ralph E. Batalla, a longtime resident of Springs, died of a heart attack in the yard of his house on Locust Drive during the snowstorm of Jan. 21. He was a “very young 84,” his niece, Teri Valentine, said in an email, and had not been ill.

        Mr. Batalla, known as Al, was born in New York City on Sept. 25, 1929, to Raphael Batalla and the former Carmen Menedez. After graduating from high school, Mr. Batalla attended business college for two years, then became an accountant.

  • East Hampton Village
         Bitter cold last week and much warmer temperatures Saturday appear to have caused a pipe in the garden sprinkler system of a Buell Lane house to burst. Police called the caretaker, who came and shut the water off.

    Suffolk County to M. Helie, 910 Montauk Highway, 1 acre (vacant), Nov. 14, $120,000.
    L. and K. Ferolito to M. and A. Danzig, 133 Central Avenue, .29 acre, Nov. 21, $1,850,000.
    T. and C. McCaffrey to P. and A. Keane, 23 Hand Lane, .4 acre, Nov. 21, $2,050,000.
    J. and A. Addison to G. Daffner, 17 Beach Avenue, .17 acre, Nov. 21, $1,189,000.
    J. Daly to S. and G. Sarnoff, 16 Acorn Place, 1.87 acres, Nov. 22, $2,450,000.


  • One of the 40
        Aleksandra Kisielewicz, the founder and president of the Hamptons Employment Agency, which has offices in Southampton and Manhattan, received a 40 Under 40 Award from Long Island Business News.

        The awards were presented last Thursday to 40 business leaders who are 40 or younger in recognition of their business achievements, mentoring initiatives to further their industry, and their work in the community.

  • Thursday, February 6
    BOYS SWIMMING, league meet, Hauppauge High School, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Greenport at Bridgehampton, 6 p.m.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, February 7
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Bridgehampton at Knox, 5 p.m., Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, 6, and Pierson at Ross, 6:15.

    Saturday, February 8
    WRESTLING, league championship meet, Shoreham-Wading River High School, 9:30 a.m.

  •     LongHouse Reserve has announced its first study tour, to London and gardens in Sussex, Kent, the Cotswalds, and the capital. The tour will take place June 5 through June 12 and will focus on gardens at the height of the season.

  •     The Southampton Historical Museum has reopened, with “Downton Abbey Style in Southampton: 1900 to 1920,” on view through April 26, and several special programs. Today at 6:30 p.m. Deborah O’Shaughnessy will conduct a Linzer tart baking workshop, co-sponsored by the Rogers Memorial Library. Space is limited to eight participants, and reservations, which are required, may be made by calling 283-2494. The cost is $35, $25 for members.

  •     Tierney Ryan, a jazz vocalist who grew up on Long Island, will present an hourlong program of jazz standards and original compositions Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton.

        Ms. Tierney, a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music who has performed with such jazz greats at Peter Eldridge, Bucky Pizzarelli, and Robert Lepley, will be accompanied by Nils Weinhold on guitar and Raviv Markovitz on bass. The program is free.

  •     The Madoo Conservancy in Saga­ponack will open its winter lecture series on Sunday at noon with “City Parks: Public Places, Private Thoughts,” a talk by Catie Marron, author of the book by the same name.

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