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  • Stanley Steckowski Jr. of Amagansett, who retired from his job with the East Hampton Town Sanitation Department in 1993, died on Friday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 87 and had been ill with cancer for the past year.

    In retirement he enjoyed gardening, but his favorite pastime was fishing, and he loved spending time aboard his boat, his family said.

    Mr. Steckowski grew up in Sagaponack, where he was born on Nov. 25, 1926, to Stanley Steckowski and the former Mary Moreski.

  • John Haessler, the owner of the Seafood Shop in Wainscott for 28 years and a former teacher at the East Hampton Middle School, died at home in East Hampton on Feb. 21 with his family by his side. He was 68 and had been ill.

  • Berenice D’Vorzon, an artist whose commitment to feminism, Judaism, and the environment was reflected in her work, died on March 26 at Kittay House in New York City after a long illness. She was 82.

  • Robert A. Dhaemers, an artist who worked in sculpture, jewelry, prints, and photography and had his work exhibited at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottowa, the Oakland Museum of California, the Elaine Benson Gallery in Bridgehampton, and the De Young Museum in San Francisco, among others, died on March 12 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, Calif. He was 87.

    Mr. Dhaemers split his time between Springs and Oakland. 

    D. and C. Stelcer to A. and L. Klarman, 38 Canvasback Lane, 2 acres, Jan. 23, $1,500,000.

    L. Smalling to M. Yoham, M, 206 Lumber Lane, .28 acre, Dec. 9, $636,000.
    194 Narrow Lane Corp. to B. Murphy Jr. and Randall, 194 Narrow Lane, .36 acre, Jan. 9, $1,600,000.
    Magrett, Guyer, and Wright to R. Steinberg, 18 Lockwood Avenue, .34 acre, Jan. 15, $670,000.
    D. Zilkha to 510 Halsey Lane L.L.C., 510 Halsey Lane, 1.6 acres, Jan. 9, $4,800,000.


  • Thursday, April 3
    GIRLS LACROSSE, McGann-Mercy at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS TENNIS, Southampton at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, April 4
    BOYS LACROSSE, Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BASEBALL, East Hampton at Harborfields, nonleague, 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, April 5
    KATY’S COURAGE 5K, West Water Street, Sag Harbor, 8:30 a.m.
    BOYS TENNIS, East Islip at Ross, nonleague, noon.

  •     For those who prefer roots music to jazz or classical, Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor is presenting “Way Out East . . . a Journey in Song” on Saturday at 8 p.m. Nancy Atlas, Caroline Doctorow, and Inda Eaton will collaborate to perform original works from their respective repertoires, including new music and special guests. Tickets, which are $25 in advance, $35 the day of the event, are available at the box office or

  •     Performance is on the menu at the Watermill Center this weekend. Tomorrow evening at 7:30, Jayoung Chung, a resident artist from Korea, and Nixon Beltran, a performer and dancer, will present a 40-minute multimedia work combining movement, sound, drawing, and text. A reception and conversation with the artists will follow the performance. Reservations are free but required, and may be made at

  •     The weekend’s musical bonanza continues at Guild Hall, where The Met: Live in HD will present Puccini’s “La Bohéme” on Saturday at 1 p.m. The most performed work in the Metropolitan Opera’s history, “La Bohéme” is set in the artistic community of Paris in the 1830s and follows the romance between Rodolfo, a poet, and Mimi, a seamstress who is his neighbor.

  •     The Bridgehampton Museum’s Parlor Jazz series resumes Saturday evening at 7:30 with “A Session With Dr. Feelgood,” featuring Sari Kessler, a jazz singer and songwriter whose resumé includes not only a long list of performances and recordings but also a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.

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