School is out next week, but kids who aren’t headed to warmer places or ski holidays don’t have to stay home. The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter still has space available in its February vacation camp for kids 5 to 12. Kids will spend their days swimming, doing arts and crafts, working on team-building exercises, and more, with a possible field trip thrown in, too.
Family was everything to Ethel J. Olson, her daughter, Judith A. Comfort, said. Described as the matriarch, she made sure her family came together often, and she enjoyed cooking and taking care of them. She also made sure they were covered in afghans, crocheting hundreds, her daughter estimated. “I think everybody we knew had a half a dozen or so,” she said.
Jill Glover, an artist and influential advertising executive and creative director, died on Jan. 24 at home in New York City. She had cancer for three years and had just celebrated her 61st birthday.
With her husband, William McAllister, Ms. Glover was also a resident of Amagansett, where she kept her horse, Tres Jolie, or T.J., at the Stony Hill Stables and had been a member of the Peconic Land Trust’s Quail Hill Farm for more than 20 years.
John Jacob Miller, once a U.S. Congressional candidate and a retired investigator in the Brooklyn district attorney’s office who spent the past 30 years living in Noyac, died on Monday at Southampton Hospital. He was 94.
According to his family, his kidneys failed and he was admitted to the hospital’s hospice care on Friday.
Vincent P. Ferrara, who lived for many years in the summer house on Napeague built by his father in the 1950s, died on Feb. 2 at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown. His wife, Linda Ferrara, said he was diagnosed with gastric cancer about eight months ago. He was 65.
Vincent Jones of Springs, a founding paraprofessional at the Forsyth Street campus of Satellite Academy High School, one of the first small, alternative public high schools in New York City, died of cancer at Southampton Hospital on Dec. 31. He was 62 and had been ill for a year and a half.
Satellite Academy provides at-risk students who have opted out of traditional high schools an opportunity to complete their education in a smaller, student-centered learning community.
Douglas W. Tikkanen, who was a telemetry engineer in data systems at Grumman’s ground station in Calverton for 26 years, died on Friday at Southampton Hospital. He was 70 years old and had lived on Harbor Boulevard in Springs for more than 40 years. His wife, Deanna Tikkanen, said he had a heart attack.
Arnold S. Warwick, who split his time between a West Village apartment over the Cherry Lane Theater and a house on East Hampton’s Cedar Street for nearly 45 years, died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Jan. 21. He was 82 and had worked until just two months before his death, his family said.