Nancy Kane, a former teacher whose service to the community included membership in the Springs Presbyterian Church, the Accabonac Protection Committee, the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, and an appointment to the East Hampton Town Planning Board, died at home in East Hampton last Thursday, two months after being diagnosed with cancer. She was 78.
Ms. Kane, who enjoyed the outdoors, led more than 100 hikes for the Trails Preservation Society throughout the town until this year.
Philip Leonard Cicero, a weekend and summer Noyac resident who had retired from teaching math at William Bryant High School in Queens in 2010, died on June 24. His family said the cause was congestive heart failure. He would have been 62 on July 9.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.
Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.