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THIS WEEK'S COMMUNITY SNAPSHOTS

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  • Hampton Bays K-Kids St. Jude's Fundraiser<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by VickieWeidner-Single, , Jan 19</span>
  • The Bridgehampton Lions Club inducted three new members at its recent meeting, front left to right, David Kozatch, Liz Joyce and Sarah Reilly--the first two women to be inducted in the club's 70-year history--were sworn in. Back, Lions members Alex Coulter, John Musnicki and John Battle.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 19</span>
  • Fifth-graders at East Quogue Elementary School, including Anna Blanco, made their own rock candy as part of a science unit on mixtures, compounds and states of matter.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School fifth-graders learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., studying his quotes and describing what they mean in their own words.  Back row, from left, Aurora Blowes, Drew Calloway and Kaitlynn Mazurkiewicz; front, Reese King, Andrew Weeks, Kyle Salerno, Ethan MacKay and Olivia Elliott.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 18</span>
  • Marjorie Ludlow of Bridgehampton celebrated her 100th birthday on January 12 surrounded by family.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by mpintauro, Southampton, Jan 16</span>
  • Rescuer uses the Rescue Alive sled to reach his victim.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by Westhampton Beach Fire Department, Westhampton Beach, Jan 16</span>
  • Southampton artist Paton Miller kicked off a new weekly art series, "A Night Out with...", at the Golden Eagle Studio 144 in East Hampton. TOM KOCHIE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • The band Big Karma performed at Innersleeve Records in Amagansert on Saturday. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Lasagne was on the menu at the Springs Community Presbyterian Church’s first Friday Night Take-out of 2018. Volunteers including Erin Field. Rylier Field, Gloria Jones, Pat Tityus, Deanna Tikkanen and Wendy Hall. The take-out events are held the second Friday of the month.  KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Volunteer Jean Ruggles keeps things organized at the the Montauk Community Church's rummage sale on Saturday. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • The Sag Harbor Cineman Arts Center presented a free screening of "All The President's Men" at Guild Hall on Sunday, followed by a discussion that included Carl Bernstien, whose work for the Washington Post inspired the movie, and film scholar Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan. TOM KOCHIE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Sebastian Camino, foreground, and Eric Hansen measure a bridge in Mulvihill Preserve on Sunday, during a walk organized by the Southampton Trails Preservation Society. Sebastian will replace four bridges in the preserve in pursuit of Eagle Scout status. KIM COVELL<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • The band Cracked Actor paid tribute to The Velvet Underground and its principal songwriter, Lou Reed, with a concert on January 13 at the Stephen Talkhouse. G.E. was the expected headliner but he had to bow out due to a family emergency and Klyph Black stepped in.  TOM KOCHIE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • The band Cracked Actor paid tribute to The Velvet Underground and its principal songwriter, Lou Reed, with a concert on January 13 at the Stephen Talkhouse. G.E. was the expected headliner but he had to bow out due to a family emergency and Klyph Black stepped in.  TOM KOCHIE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Hampton Bays senior Emma Candelaria signed a letter of intent to play Division III softball at Wheaton College on January 10, joined by her numerous coaches who helped her along the way.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Hampton Bays senior Emma Candelaria signed a letter of intent to play Division III softball at Wheaton College on January 10, joined by her parents, Wendy and David Candelaria<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Hampton Bays senior Emma Candelaria signed a letter of intent to play Division III softball at Wheaton College on January 10, joined by her parents, Wendy and David Candelaria<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • To mark the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., first-graders in Lori Foster’s class at Hampton Bays Elementary School learned about the life of Dr. King and wrote about the dreams they have to make the world a better place.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Westhampton Beach Elementary School kindergartners in Patricia DeCicco’s class marked Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday by reading about and discussing Dr. King’s life and using this knowledge to create colorful posters about the famous civil rights leader.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School fourth-graders, including Andrew Stalters and Bailey Hudson, worked in the science lab to observe and infer how energy makes things move or change. The students discovered that sound from their own voice can make a balloon vibrate and that the color of a mood ring changes due to thermal energy stored in the body.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School fourth-graders, including Andrew Judd, left, and Matthew Dunkirk, worked in the science lab to observe and infer how energy makes things move or change. The students discovered that sound from their own voice can make a balloon vibrate and that the color of a mood ring changes due to thermal energy stored in the body.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Hampton Bays High School seniors Sydney Caldwell and Dylan Flores were recently honored by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as winners of the Suffolk Zone Student Leadership Award.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Hampton Bays High School culinary students, Griffin Carvajal and Vincent Farrell, both in chefs whites, practiced their catering skills on January 10 preparing eggs, bacon and other breakfast dishes for local veterans from American Legion Hand Aldrich Post 924. The culinary program is part of the Hampton Bays School District’s college and career offerings.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 15</span>
  • Students at Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School participated in the Scripps School Spelling Bee on January 10. Nicholas Borruso will represent the school at The Scripps Regional Spelling Bee on Sunday, February 4, at Hofstra University. Grade level winners are, from left, fourth-grader Maiya Boughal, fifth-grader Lauren Hunter, school champion and fifth-grader Nicholas Borruso, sixth-grader Angelina LeMaire, fourth-grader Emmy Shea, and sixth-grader Yulianna Mendez. ADRIENNE CIRONE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 12</span>
  • Pierson High School seniors Thomas Brooks and Isabella DiRussa were honored as winners of the Suffolk Zone Student Leadership Award.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 11</span>
  • Pierson High School seniors Thomas Brooks and Isabella DiRussa were honored as winners of the Suffolk Zone Student Leadership Award.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 11</span>
  • Westhampton Beach Elementary School fourth-graders worked collaboratively to paint their school’s first student-designed mural. Once complete, the giant work of art will depict a tree and local wildlife, as well as the “seven habits of happy kids” that aligns with the school’s new leadership program, “Leader in Me.” The initiative aims to teach students to be proactive; begin with the end in mind; put first things first; think win-win; seek first to understand, then be understood; synergize; and sharpen the saw.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 11</span>