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  • Christian Ottati of Hampton Bays was awarded a scholarship from the NYS Grand Lodge Foundation-Order Sons of Italy on June 9.Presenting him with the scholarship is Sons of Italy New York State President Robert Ferrito. Christian will attend the University of Alabama in the fall.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jul 2</span>
  • The East End Women’s Network recently awarded four graduating seniors a $1000 scholarship. The winner were chosen from among 26 applicants who demonstrated community service, extra curricular activities and leadership positions, along with a transcript, two letters of recommendation and an essay on leadership. The winners were, left to right, Zoey Smith, MacKenzie Tyler, and Megan Long, all of Hampton Bays High School; and Ariana DeMattei, Westhampton Beach High School.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 29</span>
  • The firsl Barn Boys Car Show to benefit the Kanas Center for Hospice Care took place last weekend in Jamesport. The show, which was coordinated by Barn Boys, a group of compassionate, caring men on Long Island who own and love classic automobiles and want to give back to those in need, featured more than 100 cars and trucks, food, entertainment and lots of fun for the people in attendance this year. It raised over $2,300. From left, members of the Barn Boys Club, John Kanas, EEH Kanas Center for Hospice Care lead benefactor and supporter Priscilla Ruffin, East End Hospice President & CEO, Gregory Blass, East End Hospice Board Chairman<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 25</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School students Emily Parsons and Sebastian Doyle mail letters as part of a unit on letter writing and learning about the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 25</span>
  • Kindergartner Callen Turza is the East Quogue Elementary School PTA Student of the Month.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 25</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • Sixth-grade students who are members of the Hampton Bays Middle School Harmonizers displayed their musical talents on June 6. The talented singers kicked off the Long Island Ducks game by performing the national anthem.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • David “Tree” Smith was honored with a flag that will fly outside Hampton Bays Elementary School until September. Mr. Smith is a retired from the U.S. Air Force and served as a flight engineer on helicopters for his entire career which included two combat tours in Vietnam. Dave is standing to the right of his father (in wheelchair), a World War II Marine who received three Purple Hearts while fighting in the Pacific theatre. Joining in the celebration were members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5350 Westhampton Beach and American Legion Post 924 of Hampton Bays. The entire class of the second grade honored Mr. Smith and the country's flag.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 15</span>
  • David “Tree” Smith was honored with a flag that will fly outside Hampton Bays Elementary School until September. Mr. Smith is a retired from the U.S. Air Force and served as a flight engineer on helicopters for his entire career which included two combat tours in Vietnam. Dave is standing to the right of his father (in wheelchair), a World War II Marine who received three Purple Hearts while fighting in the Pacific theatre. Joining in the celebration were members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5350 Westhampton Beach and American Legion Post 924 of Hampton Bays. The entire class of the second grade honored Mr. Smith and the country's flag.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 15</span>
  • Senior athletes at Hampton Bays High School were recognized for their dedication to athletics and academics with scholarships and awards at the annual Doc Fallot Varsity Awards Dinner on June 6.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 15</span>
  • Hampton Bays Elementary School fourth-graders recently spent a week working with local artist Joyce Raimondo to paint a large mural in their school’s hallway. The colorful mural, designed by art teacher Debra McDowell, features positive character traits that the school teaches, including tolerance, courage, honesty, responsibility, respect, citizenship, generosity and perseverance<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 14</span>
  • Members of the Leos, a service club at Hampton Bays High School, visited the Smithtown-based Guide Dog Foundation on June 9. During the trip, the club members learned more about the foundation and the people who rely on guide dogs, including two college students whose guide dogs assist them in getting to and from school every day. The students also participated in a dog CPR training class.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 14</span>
  • Local band Road Trip (Christiaan Padavan, Josh Pasca, Nick Corredor, Jacob Nitti, and Andre Bianchi)took first place in the annual Southampton Town Youth Bureau's Battle of the Bands last Friday evening at Ponqogue Beach in Hampton Bays.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 14</span>
  • Kasey Zeidner of East Quogue has graduated from Farmingdale State College with a degree in nursing. SEE MORE IN EAST QUOGUE NEWS.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 14</span>
  • Children of St. Rosalie’s Parish in Hampton Bays presenting a check to Bishop William Murphy. The money will be donated to the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, which, among other activities, supports schools, medical assistance and other aid to children and families displaced as a result of violence. Back left to right,  Deacon Jim Leopard; Marion Boden, Chair of the Common Good Committee; Bishop William Murphy and Father Edward Sheridan, Pastor of St. Rosalie’s Parish in Hampton Bays. BRUCE DOSCHER<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 12</span>
  • Jamey Powell arriving at Dockers Waterside, the end of Bike To The Beach For Autism, a 100-mile ride from New York City to the East Quogue restaurant and marina.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 11</span>
  • Jamey Powell arriving at Dockers Waterside, the end of Bike to the Beach, a 100-mile charity ride for Autism on Friday, June 8.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 11</span>
  • Hampton Theatre Company Artistic Director Diana Marbury presents the 2018 Peter Marbury Scholarship award of $2,500 to Joseph Taibbi, a senior at Eastport South Manor High School, who plans to study theater arts at Suffolk County Community College in September. The award was presented at the June 10 matinee performance of "Don't Dress for Dinner", HTC's final production of its 2017-2018 season. Funds for the scholarship come from concession sales at Hampton Theatre Company productions.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 11</span>
  • The Hampton Bays School District honored local veteran Daniel Stebbins, center, with a ceremony on May 25. At the ceremony were U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin (fifth from right) and high school seniors Lizeth Reyes, Shane Riscen, Oscar Mora, Nicholas Antieri, Ryan Caffrey, Keegan Schneider, Steven Delgado and Jordan Phillips, all of whom have committed to enlisting in the military following graduation.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 11</span>
  • Matthew L. McGann of Hampton Bays has been named Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Amherst College,<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 11</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School fifth-gradersents in Kim O’Rourke’s class participated in field day last week.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 11</span>
  • The Hampton Bays Civic Assocation Vice President Maria Hults presented its annual scholarship to Michael Fasanella with a $1,000 scholarship award. In presenting the award, Ms. Hults made special note of Michael's reliable and continued cheerful service both to the community and to the outreach of the Hampton Bays Civic Association throughout high school.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 4</span>
  • More than 80 members of the Hampton Bays Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade chorus participated in the NYSSMA Major Organization Festival, held on May 29 at Five Towns College. The singers, under the direction of Carolanne Mazur, earned a bronze medal for their performance.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 4</span>
  • Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.  welcomed Ava Bianchi. left, from Hampton Bays High School and Erica Whitman from William Floyd High School to the Assembly Chamber in Albany on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, as part of the 18th annual Students Inside Albany Conference sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation. The conference brings together students to learn about New York State government and how citizen participation influences the public policy process.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted May 30</span>
  • : Hampton Bays Middle School students were awarded Amazon Fire tablets after entering a book review challenge with author Jerome Mark Antil, who visited the school on May 22. For the challenge, the students wrote book reviews based on their readings of Antil’s books “The Pompey Hollow Book Club” and “Hemingway, Three Angels, and Me.” The winners were sixth-graders Emma Halsey, Elizabeth Lin and Maya Sanabria; and eighth-graders Stephen Sutton and Julia Romero Sanchez.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted May 30</span>