Looking ahead, the Family Service League will sponsor a free, all-day workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Springs Presbyterian Church on Old Stone Highway in East Hampton. Titled Positive Parenting with a Plan, parents and professionals have been invited to discuss such topics as children’s emotional well-being, strengthening families, and establishing a collaborative environment for addressing children’s issues. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Aileen F. Brody, 81, an East Hampton resident since the 1990s, died on Friday. Her family said she had been ill for a short time.
Music was an important element of Mrs. Brody’s life. She earned a bachelor’s degree in the teaching of piano skills from the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music, and went on to give piano concerts and private lessons. She passed her love of music to her only child, Martha Brody, and together they performed recitals at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons.
Donald M. Kennedy, who survived polio, competed in the Paralympics for many years, and went on to a successful career in law, died at home in Hampton Bays last Thursday. The 81-year-old, who spent summers in Montauk since 1954, had been under a doctor’s care for atrial fibrillation.
The East Hampton High School golf team, by virtue of a 7-2 defeat of Southampton on its home South Fork Country Club course in Amagansett Monday, wound up tied with Southampton and Pierson-Bridgehampton, which it also defeated at home last week, for the League VIII championship, each with 8-2 records.
Last year at this time, East Hampton’s coach, Claude Beudert, said after the Bonackers and Mariners had wound up tied for the league title at 9-1 that it might be the beginning of a new streak. A streak of 12 straight East Hampton league titles was snapped in 2012.
Maria Bacardi, a Cuban-born actress and singer who lives in East Hampton, will perform a selection of Cuban songs on Saturday at 6 p.m. at GGrippo Art and Design in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The occasion is the opening of “Alien Bloom,” an installation by Eteri and Gocha Chkadua Studio.
The New York State Assembly majority has introduced legislation to reform the state school tax relief program, known as STAR, to provide timely tax relief, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced on Thursday.
As the South Fork braces for a snowstorm Thursday, the event cancellations and business closures have begun. The Star will keep a running list below, but we'll need your help. Please email announcements and information to TKV@ehstar.com for meetings and other events that have been canceled or postponed.