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  • Warren Jordan MacIsaac, a humanities and drama professor who was an expert on Shakespeare and modern European drama, died at home in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14.
  • Sandra Jean Bennett, who was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 39 and who survived the cancer’s spread for many years, died at her Springs home on Nov. 17. She was 78.
  • Mary Ann Siegfried, who volunteered at the Springs Library for nearly two decades after retiring from the Asia Society in New York, died on Friday after a brief illness. She was 85.

  • Jan Joseph Kalas, an architect who split his time between Brooklyn and East Hampton for many years and continued to keep a sailboat here, died on Oct. 31 after being struck by a car in Long Beach on his way to work. He was 70. 

  • John Zervoulei of Springs, who had owned men’s hairpiece businesses and a jazz club in New York City, died on Nov. 21 at Southampton Hospital.
  • William Riley Franklin Jr., a writer and former Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor resident who in the 1970s actively opposed both a Route 27 bypass project and aircraft traffic at East Hampton Airport, died on Nov. 6 in Great Neck.
  • Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
  • Merit pay for heads of departments and apartments in outbuildings.
  • “Songwriters in the Round,” a concert hosted by Caroline Doctorow and featuring three other singer-songwriters, will take place Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett. Hugh Prestwood, Mary Ann Rossoni, and Mike Laureanno will share the stage with Ms. Doctorow for an evening of music rooted in folk, blues, and country.
  • The Watermill Center will open its doors to the public Saturday afternoon with a tour of the building and grounds at 1, an open studio featuring the work of Zach Eugene Salinger-Simonson at 2, and an open rehearsal at 3 by the performance group Undisciplined Body. All events are free but require advance reservations.

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