A celebration of the life of the late David Carney was held at the Bridgehampton Senior Center last Thursday. A former United Nations economist who retired to Sag Harbor in 1985, Dr. Carney died in Southampton on May 8.
Dr. Carney, who arrived in this county from Sierra Leone in 1953 for a professorship at Lincoln University, earned five degrees between 1945 and 1952. Earlier in life he had been a high school teacher, a high school headmaster in Ghana, and a statistician for the Nigerian government.
Visiting hours for Carl Darenberg Jr., who died on Sunday in Montauk, will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
His funeral will be tomorrow at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk at 10 a.m.; the Rev. Bill Hoffmann of the Montauk Community Church will officiate. Burial will be at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton.
A celebration-of-life gathering will be held at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday for Barbara Osborn Babinski Meyer, a lifelong Wainscott resident who died at home on Sunday. She was 89. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
A funeral for Harold R. Simmons Jr. will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton on Sunday at 3 p.m., with the Rev Denis Brunelle officiating. Mr. Simmons died at home in East Hampton on Aug. 12. He was 74. An obituary for him that appeared in last Thursday’s issue incorrectly listed the date of his funeral.
CTJV L.L.C. to 31 AMG L.L.C., 31 Abraham’s Landing Road, .58 acre, June 30, $1,050,000.
S. Pryzby Inc. to P. and C. Dray, 52 Cross Highway, .51 acre, July 3, $3,950,000.
Napeague Holdings L.L.C. to Napeague Beach House, 38 Napeague Lane, .23 acre, June 12, $1,430,000.
R. Chang and T. Lee to 202 THW L.L.C., 202 Two Holes of Water Road, 2.6 acres, June 30, $3,250,000.
J. Derario to T. Yusufi, 20 Skimhampton Road, 1.2 acres, July 2, $3,000,000.
Susan Schrott, a textile artist, psychotherapist, and actress, will present a free exhibition-performance at the Amagansett Library on Saturday at 6 p.m. Ms. Schrott’s artwork, much of which celebrates women and individuality, will be on view, while the artist will present “Triple Threat,” a narrative of her path from Brooklyn to the New York stage to the artist’s studio to her private practice. The audience has been advised to expect comedic flair and a song or two.
The publication of “Soft Targets,” Joseph Giannini’s collection of nonfiction stories about surfing, war, and fate, will be celebrated at LTV Studios in Wainscott with a book signing and reception tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. Mr. Giannini, an attorney who lives in East Hampton, served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968 with the First Battalion, Third Marines.
Climate change and what can be done to combat it, especially in light of a questionable attitude in the new administration in Washington, will be the subject on Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse in Bridgehampton.
The Eastville Community Historical Society of Sag Harbor will hold a two-part screening of "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise," a four-hour PBS program hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday.
A blood drive is underway in East Hampton on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but there are other upcoming opportunities for area residents to make a donation in the coming weeks to help alleviate an emergency blood shortage.
The Harlem MagicMasters will face a team of East Hampton High School teachers and alumni, a.k.a. the East Hampton Dream Team, in a family-friendly game to benefit the freshman class on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.
The holidays may be over, but next weekend, many will enjoy a three-day break as we remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Two important fund-raisers will be held on the South Fork that weekend, so mark your calendars now.
Kristi Constanteles, a professional organizer, will talk about what it takes to get neater in the new year at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 1 p.m. She will give tips on cleaning up and clearing out home clutter.