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  • Sandra Bernhard will bring her live show to Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater tomorrow at 8 p.m. The evening blends theater, rock ’n’ roll, and stand-up comedy with a soupcon of burlesque and cabaret.

  • “Travesties,” a Tony Award-winning play by Tom Stoppard, will begin performances on Tuesday at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The play, directed by Gregory Boyd, is a partly imagined and partly historical realization of prominent figures living in Zurich, Switzerland, during World War I.

  • Amagansett

    An unwelcome visitor apparently looking for a bed to sleep in free of charge kicked open a door at a Pine Way house at some point over the past two weeks. The frame and door were damaged and will cost about $300 to repair. Adam Young told police on Saturday that the intruder had slept in a bed, but had not taken anything.

    East Hampton

  • Dance, Dance, and More Dance

    “Dancin’ Happy,” the spring recital for students at Dancehampton in East Hampton, will be staged tomorrow at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m. at East Hampton High School. More than 100 students from prekindergarten through high school age will perform a variety of dance styles in the production — from ballet to tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, musical theater, and Irish step. Tickets cost $15 and are available through or at the door.


    Teen Oblivion Onstage

  • Wondering where your prescription and over-the-counter medications may end up when tossed in the trash or flushed down the toilet? The answer is an important one: our drinking water, bays, and harbors.

  • Mary Ellen Wilcox, who worked as a teacher and guidance counselor for 32 years upstate, died at home on Round Pond Lane in Sag Harbor on Monday after what was described as a long illness. She was 66.

    Soon after moving to Sag Harbor 20 years ago, Ms. Wilcox became a volunteer at the Sag Harbor Community Food Pantry, which enriched her life. According to Ann Wallingford, her life partner of 33 years, she would say, “I come home with so much more than I gave.”

  • Richard G. Ehrlich, the owner of the Clam Bar on Napeague since 1980, died at home in Southold on Saturday of pancreatic cancer. He was 73, and had been ill for one month.

    Known to his friends as Dick, he was born on June 10, 1940, in White Plains, N.Y., to Jacob Ehrlich and the former Mary Gates. Mr. Ehrlich graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. Fascinated by the world of stamp-collecting, he became a professional philatelist, traveling the world, successfully buying and selling stamp collections.

  • The Star has received word of the death of James Alan Ruthenberg, who grew up in East Hampton and Bohemia, on April 24 in Roanoke, Va., of cancer. He was 54 and had been living in Roanoke for the last 20 years.

    “He was kind and generous,” said his mother, Alison Pidgeon of Sweetwater, Tenn., “and well liked by everyone he met.”

  • Robert L. Carter,  a proud veteran who marched in Sag Harbor’s parades whenever he could, died on Memorial Day at the Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony Brook, where he had lived for nearly a year. He was 82 and had Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Jerry Dillon, who grew up in East Hampton and graduated from East Hampton High School with the class of 1955, died in Columbus, Ohio, on May 25. He was 76 and had a long history of pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure.

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