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  •     The East End Arts School in Riverhead has been chosen to take part in the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program as a “founding school candidate and assessment center,” according to a release from the not-for-profit school and art gallery.

  •     Caroline Valenta, a trail-blazing newspaper photographer and Pulitzer-prize nominee, who had lived on Suffolk Street in Sag Harbor for more than a decade, died on Feb. 20 at the Westhampton Care Center. She was 88 and had pancreatic cancer for three years.

  •     James Montaudevert Waterbury, formerly of East Hampton, died at his house in Stamford, Conn., on Feb. 8 of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 85 and had been ill a long time.
        Mr. Waterbury, who was known to friends and family as Monty, was born in Los Angeles on Aug. 8, 1927, to Cleveland Livingston Waterbury and the former Frances Riddle. He grew up on the East Coast.

  •     Enrique Leon, a 35-year resident of East Hampton who was involved in the growth of soccer’s popularity on the South Fork, died at home in Heredia, Costa Rica, on Dec. 17. He was 79 and had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma a few months before his death.

  •     A Mass of Christian burial was said on Feb. 18 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sag Harbor for Helen Downes Labrozzi of Sag Harbor, who died on Feb. 15 at the age of 93 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson. Burial followed at St. Andrew’s Cemetery, also in Sag Harbor.
        Ms. Labrozzi had suffered a stroke while a resident at Sunrise Senior Living in East Setauket.

  •     Vito Sisti, a Springs auto mechanic-turned art curator, died unexpectedly at home on Monday of causes that are yet to be determined. He was 51.

  •     Edward M. Evans, who served on a Congressional committee as the chief investigator in the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination, died on Friday at Stony Brook University Hospital. He was 81 and had retired to his Harbor Avenue, Sag Harbor, house some years ago. His death followed a period of illness, his family said.

  •     Samuel J. Spielberg, a resident of Springs, died on Friday following an auto accident. He was 31. A memorial service was held yesterday afternoon at Ashawagh Hall in Springs.
        The son of Jason and Sherry Spielberg of Springs, Mr. Spielberg is survived by his parents, his wife, Kariann Spielberg of Springs, and his sister, Summer Wolff of Italy, along with a 6-year-old daughter, Bianca Mar Spielberg.

  •     Bridgehampton National Bank’s Apple campaign culminated on Friday with the distribution of money to food pantries throughout the market the bank serves. At a ceremony at the bank’s main office in Bridgehampton, pantries in that hamlet, East Hampton, Southampton, Springs, and Sag Harbor each received a $1,000 check. Maureen’s Haven, which helps the homeless on the East End, received a check for $2,000.

  • Eiffel’s Back
        Marie Eiffel, a retailer of fine women’s and men’s clothing in Sag Harbor and on Shelter Island, has sent word that the winter hiatus has ended, and both stores will be open beginning this weekend.

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