Mark Richard Hanschka of Sunriver and Portland, Ore., died on June 1 following a brief illness. He was 80. In his youth, he was a frequent summer visitor to East Chop, and maintained a lifelong connection to Martha’s Vineyard through his family here.
William (Bill) Hanna, resident of Edgartown for many years, died Dec. 3. He was 98. Mr. Hanna had served in the Coast Guard at Gay Head.
Brian Cioffi of Chilmark took first place in the Rod and Gun Club’s Top Gun fall championship honors. Participants in the Nov. 30 competition shot in three categories — over the shoulder, bulls eye and standing deer.
Beatrice (Beach) Bennett died early this fall after a long battle with cancer. Her daughter Bella began a scholarship fund, the Beatrice Bennett Great Aspirations Memorial Scholarship, in her memory.
Jaime Conroy and William Codding of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Isabelle Mary Codding, born on Dec. 6 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Charlotte Bolduc and Matthew Bolduc of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Lily Mae Bolduc, born on Dec. 6 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Elaine A. Anderson of Framingham, died Dec. 4, 2014. She was 83. She was the wife of Francis Anderson of Framingham.
A re-routed roadway running partly across a wetland, a new location for the parking lot and removal of an oceanfront stone revetment are among the draft recommendations. A public hearing is set for Dec. 18.
The basement hall at St. Augustine's might well be Santa’s workshop this week, except that Santa is in this case a group of dedicated volunteers with one goal: provide children in need with gifts for Christmas. This year, more than 300 children will receive gifts through the Red Stocking Fund.