Montauk residents concerned about hunting on Fort Pond in proximity to the houses ringing its shores, as well as downtown Montauk, appealed to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday to restrict hunting on the pond. A petition with over 100 signatures supporting a hunting ban was submitted to the previous board in 2012, Jane Bimson said at a board work session, but no action was taken. She urged the current board to consider the matter.
Finger painting is always fun, but when you make your own finger paints it’s even better, and on Saturday at 10 a.m. kids 2 to 6 can do just that at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. After mixing the paints, they will create their own masterpieces. The cost is $15, including museum admission, or $10 for members. On Sunday at the museum, Sima will read stories about fall at 11:30 a.m. The story time is free with museum admission.
Barbara S. Moore, who had lived in East Hampton since 2002, died in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 28 with her husband, children, and beloved springer spaniel by her side. She was 66 and had ovarian cancer.
Barbara Gordon Rickards, who lived on Schellinger Road in Amagansett for the last 35 years of her life, died of heart failure at home on Monday. She was 84 and had been in declining health for the past year.
“She enjoyed her family,” said her daughter Liz Pucci of East Hampton. “She enjoyed antiquing and painting — she was a painter.”
Evelyn C. Fischer, a longtime resident of Montauk, died peacefully at the Seabury at Fieldhome, an assisted living facility in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., on Oct. 30. She was 95.
Mrs. Fischer was born in the Bronx on Nov. 28, 1918, to Ole and Jenny Christiansen. The family later moved to Pelham, N.Y., where she graduated from Pelham Memorial High School. Prior to getting married, she worked for The New York Times.
Lewis Zacks, an artist who lived in Springs, died on Sunday at the age of 83. He leaves his wife, the poet Fran Castan, two sons, Stephen and Daniel Zacks, a daughter, Jane Birbara, and their families. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.
133 Mulford L.L.C. to S. Matz and J. Kim, 133 Mulford Lane, .15 acre, Aug. 29, $725,000.
H. and C. Costorf to A. and S. Mintzer, 67 Leeton Road, .18 acre, Sept. 10, $1,125,000.
136 Main Street Amagansett to 136 Amagansett L.L.C., Amagansett Business Center, 136 Main Street, 1 acre, Aug. 15, $4,111,500.
S. Houze and S. Svetkey to E., J., and W. Moore, 4 Wyandanch Lane, .29 acre, July 22, $1,717,500.
B. Mauro Trust to The Heirloom Trust, 409 Marine Boulevard, .42 acre, Sept. 9, $4,800,000.
Turkey trots for Springs School students, with a Shipyard Lane loop for kindergartners through second graders and a Landing Lane loop for third through eighth graders, will be held Monday at the school, beginning at 9 a.m.
The students have been asked to raise at least $20 in pledges, which, the PTA says, ought to fully underwrite the school’s swim program at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter and an ice-skating event for sixth through eighth graders at the Buckskill Winter Club.
Monday, November 24
RUNNING, Springs School turkey trots, 9 a.m.
MEN’S SOCCER, 7-on-7 league final, Bill Miller-Bateman Painting winner vs. Maidstone Market-Tortorella Pools winner, Herrick Park, East Hampton, 7 p.m.
Thursday, November 27
RUNNING, Town Recreation Department and John Keeshan Realty 3 and 6-mile turkey trots, the Circle, Montauk, 10 a.m., check-in from 8 to 9:30.
“A Cavalcade of Dolls and Toys” will open Saturday at Clinton Academy in East Hampton and remain on display on Saturdays and Sundays through December.
The exhibition features dolls and toys from years past, among them a whale boat pull toy, a red fire truck, Mr. and Mrs. Weasel, Noah’s Ark, sleds, a milk pickup truck, and many more. A special feature is a Christmas village nestled beneath a tall Douglas fir, lent by an East Hampton resident who wanted to share her childhood display with the community.
The Springs Seedlings edible school garden program and the Project Most after-school program will benefit from the Empty Bowls soup event on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion in Amagansett.
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.