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THIS WEEK'S COMMUNITY SNAPSHOTS

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  • The Hampton Bays Middle School Mathletes team, made up of mostly seventh-graders, recently completed its season with a number of accomplishments and learning opportunities. The team, under the direction of Ms. Samantha Renalds and Mr. John Roche, competed in a total of five meets this school year and are looking forward to the next season. “We are very proud of the team’s achievements and can’t wait to see them compete as eight-graders,” said Ms. Renalds.   
<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by TinaBina, Farmingville, Feb 23</span>
  • East Hampton Kiwanis Club inducted  new members at a recent meeting, front left to right,  George Hear, Sean Murphy and Bob Weir. Also at the meeting were, back, Henry Uihlein, Tom Dolan, John Vincenzo and Rick White. The club meets monthly at Harbor Grill.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 23</span>
  • On Wednesday, February 22, U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin met with members of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons in his Riverhead office to discuss various topics. From left, Glorian Berk, Co-President of the chapter; Judi Roth, Chair of the Education Committee; Congressman Zeldin; Carol Mellor, Co-Chair of Voter Services; and Martha Potter; Member of the Board of Directors.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 23</span>
  • Catharine McGonigle Fleming has been named to the dean's list.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 23</span>
  • Ross School student Seamus McCarthy was recognized by the Parrish Art Museum for his entry in the annual Student Art Exhibition.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Ross School student Yi (Bevis) Pan was recognized by the Parrish Art Museum for his entry in the annual Student Art Exhibition.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Ross School student Zewei Xu was recognized by the Parrish Art Museum for his entry in the annual Student Art Exhibition.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Southampton Town Youth Bureau hosted an open mic night for teens at Bayburger in Sag Harbor on Friday evening. Among those performing were Kristina Cavaliero, left, and Alex Garcia.  KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Southampton Town Youth Bureau hosted an open mic night for teens at Bayburger in Sag Harbor on Friday evening. Matthew McDermott was among those who performed. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Yi (Bevis) Pan<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Zewei Xu<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Seamus McCarthy<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Touthampton Town Youth Bureau hosted an open mic night for teens at Bayburger in Sag Harbor on Friday evening. Matthew McDermott was among those who performed. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Touthampton Town Youth Bureau hosted an open mic night for teens at Bayburger in Sag Harbor on Friday evening. Among those performing were Kristina Cavaliero, left, and Alex Garcia.  KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Volunteer Jean Ruggle helps keep things organized at the Montauk Community Church's rummage sale on Saturday morning. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 21</span>
  • Last month, the Tuttle Avenue School in Eastport participated in a nationwide fundraising and character-building program called Boosterthon<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 20</span>
  • Last month, the Tuttle Avenue School in Eastport participated in a nationwide fundraising and character-building program called Boosterthon<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 20</span>
  • Last month, the Tuttle Avenue School in Eastport participated in a nationwide fundraising and character-building program called Boosterthon<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 20</span>
  • A check for $4,100 was presented to the Montauk Food Pantry recently, the proceeds of the 40th annual Turkey Trot  held in Montauk on Thanksgiving Day. At the presentation were, left to right, East Hampton Town Recreation Department Director John Rooney,  Deputy Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, Alice Housknecht from the Montauk Food Pantry, and John Keeshan of Keeshan Realty.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 20</span>
  • <br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by JayKing, Shirley, New York, Feb 19</span>
  • Southampton Village<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by JayKing, Shirley, New York, Feb 19</span>
  • Sunday morning in southampton Village<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by JayKing, Shirley, New York, Feb 19</span>
  • To mark Presidents Day, students in Brooke McKenna’s kindergarten class celebrated the life of President Abraham Lincoln on February 16. They made hats and learned about the important milestones in the 16th president’s political career.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 17</span>
  • As part of a science lesson, Sag Harbor Elementary School preschoolers in Susan Raebeck’s class have been experimenting with wood. They discovered its many uses, as well as tested the absorbency and buoyancy of wood. The lesson also incorporated a building component in which students constructed wooden structures. Students Cameron Mitchell, left, and Henry Dirksen testing the absorbency of a piece of wood.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 17</span>
  • Hampton Bays Elementary School third-grader Agron Bytyqi working with one of the coding games recently implemented by technology teacher Wendy Alberti.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 17</span>
  • U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin met in the U.S. Capitol with Montauk and Stony Brook residents who are members of the Parent Project for Muscular Dystrophy on February 13. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder diagnosed in childhood which causes a progressive loss in strength and is fatal in most cases. Pictured above, from left to right, are Anastasia Portnoy and Harry Merzin of Stony Brook, Congressman Zeldin, and Elizabeth McCarron, Julia Stavola, and Grace Lightcap of Montauk.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 16</span>