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  • Harvesting For Hunger Food Drive Rides Through East Hampton
  • The Southampton Colony Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented their Good Citizen Awards to local students on Tuesday, November 18. The students are left to right are, Hayley Lund, Bridgehampton School; Sarah Pierson, Southampton High School; Zoe Diskin, Pierson High School and Alexandra Peterson, Hampton Bays High School. With the students is Gerri MacWhinnie, Regent, Southampton Colony DAR.  DANA SHAW<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • Liliane Questel, Jiayan Sun and Dede Gotthelf Moan Southampton Inn at the  annual Rising Stars Dinner to celebrate 2009 Pianofest Artist, Jiayan Sun and the entire Southampton Cultural Center Board. The Rising Stars Piano Series was founded in 2003 by SCC board member and pianist, Liliane Questel.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • On Sunday, November 16, the Southampton Intermediate School Kiwanis Builders Club helped fill  food boxes at the Halsey Farm for the Thanksgiving holiday. Boxes will be sent all over Southampton Town to help families in need.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • The Saint Rosalie's fourth grade CYO basketball team played an inter-team scrimmage on Friday, November 14, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The team took to the hardwood during halftime of the St. John's University basketball game. And, on Sunday, November 16, the team won its home opener, 46-0, against Shelter Island's Our Lady of the Isle Church.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • Portraying the Native Americans in the Southampton Montessori School Thanksgiving play are, left to right, Anya Oza, Leo DeBellis, Mateya Silvera, Sam Ingolia, Jasiu Gredysa and Lachlan Beard.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • Second-graders Zai'Asia Davis and Julia Dank, right, enjoy the Thanksgiving feast held on November 18 at the Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • At the Southampton Montessori School Thanksgiving play are, left to right, on the Mayflower, Luna Delins, William DeBellis, Magnus Haynia and Matiss Delins.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • Debbie Johnson's kindergarten class dressed as Native Americans and performed during the Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School's annual Thanksgiving feast on Tuesday, November 18.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • Rotary Of Hampton Bays Hosts Supermarket Sweepstakes
  • Captain John A. Carter<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 21</span>
  • The Hampton Bays Lions Club recently presented a plaque to the Long Island Board of Realtors (LIBOR) for the organization's support of the fourth annual "Over the Bridge" race held in September. From left: Hampton Bays Lions Club President Tony Villareale, LIBOR Public Relations Vice Chair Donna Wolfe, LIBOR Public Relations Chair Carlos Diaz, LIBOR President Bettie Meinel, Lions Club "Over the Bridge" Chairman and fellow Realtor Frank Butz, and LIBOR Vice President and East End Liaison Ann Marie Pallister.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 20</span>
  • The Westhampton Free Library recently received $3,000 in last-minute state aid, funding that was secured by State Senator Kenneth LaValle. The money will be used to purchase new materials and also fund programs. From left, Suffolk Cooperative Library System Trustee Mike Lennon, Library Director Danielle Waskiewicz, Mr. LaValle, Westhampton Beach Mayor and Westhampton Free Library Trustee Maria Moore and Library Board Vice President Karen Andrews.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 20</span>
  • The Hampton Bays High School Class of 2015 took top honors in the annual "Battle of the Classes," held on Friday, November 14, at the school. Students from each grade competed in a series of field-day type activities, including a sack race, a three-legged event and hula-hoop contests.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by COURTESY OF THE HAMPTON BAYS SCHOOL DISTRICT, , Nov 20</span>
  • Alex Maitland-Ward, center, signed her letter of intent to play lacrosse at Pace University on Thursday, November 13. She is flanked on her left by her father Jonathan Maitland-Ward and Hampton Bays High School Principal Chris Richardt, and to her right by girls lacrosse head coach Teresa Strano, her mother Rowena Maitland-Ward and Hampton Bays Superintendent Lars Clemensen. Maitland-Ward is the first ever student from Hampton Bays to make a commitment to play lacrosse in college. The Hampton Bays lacrosse program is four years old and has only had a varsity program for two seasons.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 18</span>
  • Participants in the annual Water Mill Community Club scavenger hunt on Saturday had to dress as scarecrows and carve pumpkins in one leg of the event.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 18</span>
  • Eastport South Manor athletes sign their letters of intent to play lacrosse in college. From left, Nicholas D'Amaro (Adelphi University), Natalie Fuccillo (James Madison), Matthew Plank (Limestone College), Allyson Tolken (Massachusetts/Amherst), Samantha Giacolone (Notre Dame), Jaime MacIntosh (Pace University), Justin Pugal (Stony Brook) and Danny Dowsett (Sacred Heart).<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • Southampton Village Volunteer Ambulance 1st Assistant Chief Dan Berry and 2nd Assistant Chief Chris Epley, center, accept a check for $3,000 from Southampton Elks Lodge members Wayne Swiatocha and Tom Bruzdoski, far left, and Dan Lachcik and Mike Croke, far right.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • Neil Smith, left, with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, right.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • Sarah Bierstock and Kate Mueth pose at Gesture Jam, a drawing workshop created by Artist Andrea Cote, held at the Parrish Art Museum on Friday With music by DJ Carlo Lama, and featuring a performance and modeling by the Neo Political Cowgirls.  TOM KOCHIE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • It was a Girls Night Out party at Gurney’s on Saturday, to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital that drew, left to right, Tsuyami Aikawa, Vicki Durand, Theresa Dargis and Aimee Dallob. Also at the event were, left to right, Ingrid Kalfaian, Madeleine Murphy,. Denise Simpson and Lisa Ross KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • Barbara Borsack, left, and Kathy Humphrey helped at the East Hampton Ladies Village Improvement Society's cleanup of village streets on Saturday morning. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • Vinnie Grimes, center, was honored as the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s Man of the Year at the End of the Season Gala at East Northeast restaurant on Saturday. With him are Leon Day, left, and Eddie Eckert. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • The Amagansett PTA held its annual fundraiser cocktail party at the South Fork Country Club on Saturday evening. Among those attending were, left to right, Sabrina Bistrian, Vicki Littman, Randi Ball and Dr. Dana Stern. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • It was a Girls Night Out party at Gurney’s on Saturday, to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital that drew, left to right, Tsuyami Aikawa, Vicki Durand, Theresa Dargis and Aimee Dallob. Also at the event were, left to right, Ingrid Kalfaian, Madeleine Murphy,. Denise Simpson and Lisa Ross KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
  • Veteran Phil Keith, a columnist for The Press, shares his experiences in the Vietnam War with Westhampton Beach High School students on November 10.  DISTRICT<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by COURTESY OF THE WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL, , Nov 17</span>
  • Veterans Pete Cuthbert and Ed Cartoski, right, share their experiences during wartime with Westhampton Beach High School students.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by COURTESY OF THE WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT, , Nov 17</span>
  • Veterans Phil Keith, Paul Haines, Pete Cuthbert and Ed Cartoski, from left, visit with Westhampton Beach High School students on November 10.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by COURTESY OF THE WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT, , Nov 17</span>
  • Baymen, Mariners and Specail Olympics Host Basketball Game
  • The Hampton Bays Lions Club recently made a $22,000 donation to the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind. At the presentation were, left to right, Lion Bob Guerra, Guide Dog Foundation Eye Sight Chair Christine McDonald, Lions District Governor Skip Meinhold, Hampton Bays Lions President Tony Villareale, Lions East End Zone Chair Richard Nilsson Jr. and Lion  Frank Butz.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 17</span>
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