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  • East Hampton

     Someone drove onto the grounds of the East Hampton Farm Museum, at the corner of North Main and Cedar Streets, on Jan. 4, leaving ruts and partially pushing the cover of a septic system out of place. The East Hampton Town Parks Department is to repair the damage.

  • Student Arts Festival

    Artwork by kids from across the South Fork will be showcased in Guild Hall’s two-part Student Arts Festival, which will take over the gallery walls this weekend through March. Part one, featuring work by students in kindergarten through eighth grade, opens on Saturday with a reception including student performances from 2 to 4 p.m.

  • David P. Krusa, a former commercial fisherman who had put as much energy into developing an offshore tilefish harvest as he did writing poetry and fiction, died of congestive heart failure on Jan. 4 at home in Montauk.
  • Polly Kraft, an artist and longtime Wainscott summer resident, died on Jan. 1 at home in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., of pancreatic cancer.
  • Janet Maloney, who in the late 1970s inherited a house on Springs-Fireplace Road that had belonged to her cousin Merrill Millar Lake, died of natural causes at her Manhattan residence on Jan. 4.
  • Thomas Edmund Andres of Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs died on Sunday at home after an accidental fall.
  • Tere LoPrete, a book designer whose credits included the first edition of Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” and books by Julia Child, Tom Wolfe, and James Michener, died at home in Wainscott on Dec. 27 surrounded by friends and family.
  • Ursula Ahnelt-Yezil of Springs died on Jan. 2 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.
  • Ute von Engelhardt, one of the first Pan American World Airways stewardesses and a longtime resident of East Hampton, where she worked at a number of well-known shops, died unexpectedly on Dec. 31 while visiting her sisters in Germany.
  • From the National Theatre Live series, Guild Hall will present an encore screening of the London revival of Harold Pinter’s 1975 play “No Man’s Land” on Saturday at 7 p.m. The production, which was broadcast live from Wyndham’s Theatre on Dec. 15, stars two of the pillars of English theater, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart.

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