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  •     Bay Street Theatre is throwing a Mardi Gras dance party, with music by the HooDoo Loungers and Joe Delia & Thieves, on Saturday night, starting at 8. The nine-piece HooDoo Loungers will bring the music of New Orleans to Sag Harbor with a set list ranging from the Neville Brothers to Dr. John to traditional Dixieland and jazz.

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    Police received a call Sunday afternoon from the caretaker of an Abraham’s Path house reporting a dead deer on the property, “tied to a tree.” The animal had a broken leg, with “a plastic bag and duct tape” covering it, according to officers at the scene, who noted that the property has many No Trespassing signs posted around it.

  • Word Up, Kids!

           “Word Up!” a celebration of poetry by the Montauk School’s eighth grade, will be presented at Guild Hall tonight at 7. The students worked with professional poets to create, revise, and learn to present their own work. They will read their own poems, memorized pieces, and work by other students during the program, which is free and open to all.


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  •     John H. Haessler, a founder of the Seafood Shop in Wainscott, died at home in East Hampton on Friday. He was 68. There will be no funeral service, but a memorial service will be held at a future date. His family has suggested donations in his memory to East End Hospice, P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton Beach 11978. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

  •     Mary Ann Miller of East Hampton died at home on Sunday at the age of 73. No services had been announced as of press time. An obituary will appear in a future edition of the paper.

  •        Eleanor Allen Leaver, an illustrator who captured in fine detail many of East Hampton Town’s most notable places, died at Southampton Hospital on Feb. 16 from complications due to injuries from a recent fall. Mrs. Leaver, who was known as Chip, was 93 and was still drawing on commission.

           A Springs resident for 43 years, at 90 she published a book of her work, “Penline Drawings of East Hampton Township,” featuring 117 drawings ranging from historical landmarks to private houses.

  •        Richard Haelig Hendrickson, 73, a lifelong resident of Bridgehampton who ran a bicycle repair business at his family’s farm on Lumber Lane for three decades, died last Thursday in the house where he had grown up and raised his children. He was with his family, as he had been in the final months of his two-year struggle with colon and liver cancer.

  •        Jane Merrill Schulte, a woman who was remembered as a teacher for more than 36 years at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton and who was revered for staging “red tag” estate sales across the East End, died on Feb. 12 at Southampton Hospital of  complications of pneumonia. Today would have been her 89th birthday.

  • The Peconic Estuary Program has invited the public to an informative workshop on March 8, at Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead, about protecting and restoring the Peconic waterways. Community members will learn about water quality projects, beach cleaning, native plants, and removing invasive species. There is no charge to attend the 9 a.m. to noon session, but registration in advance has been asked. Questions can be directed to or 765-6450.

    M. Potter to M. and T. McQuade, 2 Hamlin Lane, 1.85 acres, Dec. 2, $1,360,000.
    B. Smukler to Weilman and Del Giudice, 72 Canvasback Lane, 3 acres, Dec. 12, $1,330,000.

    S. Held to Bridge Love L.L.C., 346 Lumber Lane, .59 acre, Dec. 20, $2,000,000.
    FEM Building and Developmnt to R. and M. Kerson, 381 Lumber Lane, 1.04 acres, Dec. 18, $4,250,000.
    J. Kenavan to J. Olken and E. Kelly, 61 Woodruff Lane, .54 acre, Dec. 23, $1,187,500.


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