Author Information

Articles by this author:

  •     The season finale of the Bridgehampton Museum’s Parlor Jazz series will feature Houston Person, a tenor saxophonist, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Although he has performed in the hard bop and swing genres, he is best known for his work in soul jazz.

        Mr. Person gained national attention with a series of albums recorded for Prestige Records in the 1960s and spent 30 years recording, performing, and touring with the jazz vocalist Etta Jones. He has more than 75 albums to his credit as bandleader and sideman.

  •     The Southampton Cultural Center will present the Counterclockwise Ensemble, a guitar, strings, and percussion quintet that plays contemporary American chamber music, on Saturday at 7 p.m. At home in a variety of genres, the group primarily plays the compositions of Rich Stein, guitarist and composer, along with pieces by Gustav Holst and Aaron Copland as well as traditional American and Irish folk tunes.

  • 30 Years of Fridays at Five
        Always a highlight of the summer season for those who enjoy quaffing chardonnay from plastic tumblers while listening to a top author read, the Fridays at Five series at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton is now ready to mark its 30th year.

  • East Hampton Village

    A call from the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center on Gingerbead Lane reported “a white male subject with a bicycle, in the bushes near the building, urinating.” Police questioned the man, who said “he was walking across the property but did not urinate.” Police warned him that he was trespassing and he bicycled away.

    A dead swan was found floating in the Hook Pond Dreen by Pondview and Egypt Lanes last Thursday evening. It is believed to have been hit by a car.

  • Family Fun Day

    Games, arts and crafts, live animals, seed planting, tastings, music, and more will be offered on Saturday morning at a free Peconic Family Fun Day at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. The fun, which is sponsored by the museum and a dozen other nonprofits, will happen from 10 a.m. to noon.

     

    Backyard Birding

  • Suffolk County

    Schneiderman to Address League

    Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons on Sunday. Mr. Schneiderman, who is in his sixth and final term in the Legislature, will discuss East End issues and trends over brunch at the Southampton Cultural Center on Pond Lane.

  • Bruce Erickson, a lifelong fisherman and longtime resident of Montauk, died last Thursday at Heartland Health Care Center in Fort Myers, Fla. Mr. Erickson, who was 72, had been ill with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for the last nine years.

  • Bruce Erickson, a lifelong fisherman and longtime resident of Montauk, died last Thursday at Heartland Health Care Center in Fort Myers, Fla. Mr. Erickson, who was 72, had been ill with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for the last nine years.

  • Alexander Sedlis, a distinguished cancer surgeon and professor of medicine who survived the Holocaust after escaping from a Polish ghetto, died on Feb. 17 in New York City of pancreatic cancer. He would have been 93 on May 17.

  • Virginia Marie Kehoe, who moved to East Hampton with her husband in 1987 after her retirement from the Bryant Library in Roslyn, died on March 19 after an illness of three months. She was 91.

    Known as Ginny, her family said she would be remembered for warmth, beauty, friendliness, humor, patience, and steadfastness.

    Born Virginia Marie Smith on May 24, 1922, her parents were George Smith and the former Anna Irwin. The family, which included three sons, lived in Jamaica, Queens, where she attended Richmond High School, graduating in 1942.

Blogs by this author: