Richard Cummings, a prolific writer and scholar, died of prostate cancer on June 18 in Southampton. He was 76.
As a young man, Mr. Cummings was an associate at a Manhattan law firm, Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan, and at the United States Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C. He later taught at law schools in the West Indies and Ethiopia.
Kenneth B. Frankl, an Amagansett resident who in the course of his legal career was a corporate attorney, a New York City assistant district attorney, and a private practitioner, died at home on June 16. He was 90, and had Parkinson’s disease for many years, and had a stroke in 2005.
Mr. Frankl was passionate about music and played the piano for hours daily, almost until the end of his life, his family said. He loved Shakespeare, bridge, football, and politics, along with his family and the Amagansett community.
Howard T. Rosen, a New Jersey attorney who often took the month of August off to spend with his family on Sandpiper Lane in Amagansett, died at the age of 86 on May 23 in Naples, Fla. He had been in constant, low-level pain since knee replacement surgery eight years ago, his son Jim Rosen said.
Paul Joseph Honorowski, a well-known carver of waterfowl and decoys, died at his Windmill Village apartment in East Hampton on Friday night. He was chronically ill, and had been under medical supervision for some time. He was 59.
Born on Aug. 14, 1954, in Southampton, to Stanley John Honorowski, a sculptor, and the former Genevieve Victoria Lapatowicz, he grew up in East Hampton and graduated from East Hampton High School. He was said to have loved surfing in his youth.
Bide-A-Wee Home Association to Town of East Hampton, 2052 Montauk Highway, 1.9 acres (vacant), April 23, $187,500.
Cummings School to Town of East Hampton, 2052 Montauk Highway, 1.9 acres (vacant), April 23, $75,000.
HIAS Inc. to Town of East Hampton, 2052 Montauk Highway, 1.9 acres (vacant), April 23, $112,500.
Yeshiva University to Town of East Hampton, 2052 Montauk Highway, 1.9 acres (vacant), April 23, $187,500.
Animal Rescue Fund to Town of East Hampton, 2052 Montauk Highway, 1.9 acres (vacant), April 23, $187,500.
June 22, 1989
Paul Annacone, the touring tennis professional from East Hampton, was confident about his chances at Wimbledon this week after having reached the semifinal rounds in two Wimbledon warm-ups.
At Queen’s Club, he won four matches against, in order, Robert Van’t Hof, Simon Youl, Pete Sampras, and Mats Wilander, before losing in the semifinal to Ivan Lendl, the world’s top-ranked player and Wimbledon’s first seed, 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 7-5. “And I only played average that day,” said Annacone.
Taylor Resnick, 32, won Saturday’s 6-mile ocean standup paddleboard race between Wainscott and Amagansett in 1 hour, 26 minutes, and 29 seconds. Lars Svanberg, 53, whose Main Beach Surf & Sport shop put on the race, from which Paddlers for Humanity benefited, was the runner-up, in 1:26:45.
Resnick and Svanberg were on 14-foot boards. The third-place finisher, Andrew Glidden, 19, and the fourth-place finisher, Quintin Chiapperino, 17, were on 12-foot-6-inch boards.
Thursday, June 26
LITTLE LEAGUE, District 36 tournament, East Hampton 11-12-year-old all-stars at Center Moriches, 5:45 p.m.
BEACH VOLLEYBALL, first night of 4-person coed league, Kirk Park Beach, Montauk, 6 p.m.
WOMEN’S SLOW-PITCH, P.B.A. vs. Bono Plumbing, 7 p.m., and Provisions vs. Groundworks, 8:5, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.
Friday, June 27
COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Sag Harbor Whalers vs. Montauk Mustangs, Montauk School, 5 p.m.
Free outdoor concerts will rock Montauk’s village green and the dockside stage at Gosman’s this summer, starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday with a performance on the green by Joe Delia and Thieves. Also on the green, an open mike with Ray Red will happen Wednesday from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
The Gosman’s concerts will kick off July 6 at 6 p.m. with the Nancy Atlas Project. Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks, Mamalee Rose and Friends, HooDoo Loungers, and Randy Jackson will also perform on the dockside stage during the summer.
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.