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  • Megan Grace Bernth at her graduation from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 21</span>
  • The Remsenburg Association hosted its annual Solstice Party for members on June 17 at the Remsenburg Academy. Liam and Mary Greiner were among those attending.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 19</span>
  • The Remsenburg Association hosted its annual Solstice Party for members on June 17 at the Remsenburg Academy. Among those attending were, left to right,  Frank & Eileen Boccio and Jan Vinokour.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 19</span>
  • The Remsenburg Association hosted its annual Solstice Party for members on June 17 at the Remsenburg Academy. Kaitlyn Brierton was presented with the (Remsenburg Association's Andrew Jordan 2017 Scholarship by Association President Phil Smyth.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 19</span>
  • The Remsenburg Association hosted its annual Solstice Party for members on June 17 at the Remsenburg Academy. Among those attending were, left to right, Yolande Hadlock, Sue Hoffman, Bill and Meg Winslow.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 19</span>
  • The community gathered to watch students at Tuttle Avenue School in Eastport as they performed at the annual Flag Day ceremony on, June 14. From left, first-graders Jonathan Overbeck, Sophia DeSilva, Rita Bellofatto and Julie Schmidt. JENNIFER BIGORA<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 16</span>
  • Kindergarten students Sarah Russell, followed by Ashlynn Bivona, march in with their class at Tuttle Avenue School in Eastport, as part of the annual Flag Day Ceremony, held on the school grounds on June 14. JENNIFER BIGORA<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 16</span>
  • The Eastport American Legion Post 1545 stand for the national anthem, sang by children of the Tuttle Avenue School at the annual Flag Day Ceremony, held on the school grounds last Tuesday, June 14. From left in front, Commander Dennis Morrill and Eugene Backus, back row, Bailey Meyer and Allan Repp. Bailey will be headed to basic training in August. He is the youngest member of the Eastport American Legion. JENNIFER BIGORA<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 16</span>
  • Second-grader Georgia Saffren wearing her red, white and blue at the annual Flag Day ceremony at the Tuttle Avenue School on June 14. JENNIFER BIGORA<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 16</span>
  • First-grader Charlotte Dennehy enjoyed cooling off in a water slide bouncy house at the Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School's annual Field Day event held on the school grounds last Monday, June 12.JENNIFER BIGORA<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 13</span>
  • First-grader Levi Salvi enjoyed cooling off in a water slide bouncy house at the Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School's annual Field Day event held on the school grounds last Monday, June 12.JENNIFER BIGORA<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 13</span>
  • Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School second-grader, Liam Sarian, sits in the driver's seat with Southampton Town Police Officer Melissa Benjamin's patrol car, as she explains the inner workings of the police car to students on Friday, June 9 at the school. Officer Benjamin is the department's Juvenile Aid Officer. Students had many questions answered, and were given the opportunity to sit in her patrol car to literally see and hear the sirens and lights. The visit was part of an ongoing program at the school directed at teaching children about the school's core values of the "Building Blocks for Success."    JEN BIGORA<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 12</span>
  • Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming; Assemblyman Fred Thiele; Southampton Town Board members Julie Lofstad and John Bouvier; representatives from Suffolk County Parks; New York State Troopers; Southampton Town Police; members of the Tocci family, Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association and community leaders all came together on Friday afternoon to unveil a pair of text stop signs on Route 24 in Flanders in memory of the late Barbara A. Tocci, the Hampton Bays woman that was killed along that road in 2014 after a her car was struck head on by a utility truck whose driver was texting and strayed from his lane. DANA SHAW<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 9</span>
  • Eastport South Manor Senior High School held its letter of intent signing on June 5. Athletes included: Alexa Balistreri (Sacred Heart University-cheer), Nicole Baker (George Mason-lacrosse), Toni Baker (LIU Post-Lacrosse), Christopher Clemente (Monmouth University-lacrosse), Ashlyn Dalton (North Carolina Greensboro-track), Matthew DeFrancis (LIU Post-wrestling), Gianna DiLaura (Ithaca College-lacrosse), Daniel Dollard (Plymouth State-football), Kaitlyn Dowsett (Siena College-lacrosse), Kelsey Huff (USC-Lacrosse), Sawyer Kessler (SUNY New Paltz-field hockey), Danielle Laguerra (Newbury College- lacrosse/field hockey), Ryan Lennon (St. Joseph's College-baseball), Hunter Mason (Salisbury University-lacrosse), Taylor McClay (North Carolina State-cross country), Sean Maguire (Ithaca College- football), Andrew Miller (Plymouth State University-football), Jocelyn Miller (Marquette College-lacrosse), Nicole Navan (Coastal Carolina-lacrosse), John Sapanaro (Hartwick College-football), James Sherwood (SUNY Plattsburgh-lacrosse), Lindsay Shine (Adelphi University-track), Kristen Shine (SUNY Farmingdale-soccer), Brandon Stiles (SUNY Cortland-lacrosse), Tom Szalkowski (SUNY Cortland-lacrosse), Kyle Tillinghast (Cedarville University-golf), Ryan Weiss (Vassar College-lacrosse).<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 7</span>
  • Former Westhampton Beach High School and Eastport South Manor High School students, left to right, James Tomasini, Eric Caldwell and Christian Sparacino are now teammates on Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse team. The team made it to first round of playoffs in the Little East Conference and and Eric Caldwell was named Little East Conference Rookie of the Year.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 5</span>
  • JanCarlos, from Eastport and student in the Academy at Ward Tech Ctr Clinical Medical Program was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by Parker, Patchogue, May 23</span>
  • Jake from Eastport enrolled in the Academy at Ward Tech Ctr Law Enforcement Program was just inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by Parker, Patchogue, May 23</span>
  • The Raynor Country Day School senior band earned a superior rating for  its performance at the Long Island Music Festival on the LIU-CW Post Campus on Friday, May 19.  Band director Lauren Petrolito with the trophy.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted May 22</span>
  • The Raynor Country Day School senior band earned a superior rating for  its performance at the Long Island Music Festival on the LIU-CW Post Campus on Friday, May 19.  Band director Lauren Petrolito with the trophy.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted May 22</span>
  • Eastport Green Project hosted a local Daisy troop in the Eastport Roots Community Garden on Thursday, April 27. The Girl Scouts planted in their own garden box and did a taste test of the herbs that are already growing in others boxes. COURTESY EASTPORT GREEN PROJECT<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted May 1</span>
  • Six-year-old Gianna .R. Chiliquinga took gold in a recent dance competition. See the Eastport Community news for details.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Apr 14</span>
  • Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School Science Fair winners, left to right, Kate Pomroy, Katie Lanning, Daniel Gosnell, Michael Catalanotto, Lauren Goss, Maria Andreoli, Sophia Fracapane, Riley Miller, Anthony Vaccaro and Arthur Smyth.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 9</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>
  • Melissa Frey of Eastport and Danny Locrotondo of Southold would like to announce the birth of their baby girl, Maci Ethel Locrotondo. Born Tuesday, January 7, 2017 at 9:44 a.m., weighing 7 pounds 1 ounce and 20.5 inches long. Born during the first snow storm of 2017. Maci is the first grandchild to Jeffrey and Susan Frey of Eastport and the ninth grandchild of Cindy Locrotondo of Southold.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 6</span>
  • Melissa Frey of Eastport and Danny Locrotondo of Southold would like to announce the birth of their baby girl, Maci Ethel Locrotondo. Born Tuesday, January 7, 2017 at 9:44 a.m., weighing 7 pounds 1 ounce and 20.5 inches long. Born during the first snow storm of 2017. Maci is the first grandchild to Jeffrey and Susan Frey of Eastport and the ninth grandchild of Cindy Locrotondo of Southold.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 6</span>
  • Melissa Frey of Eastport and Danny Locrotondo of Southold would like to announce the birth of their baby girl, Maci Ethel Locrotondo. Born Tuesday, January 7, 2017 at 9:44 a.m., weighing 7 pounds 1 ounce and 20.5 inches long. Born during the first snow storm of 2017. Maci is the first grandchild to Jeffrey and Susan Frey of Eastport and the ninth grandchild of Cindy Locrotondo of Southold.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 6</span>
  • Steve Biasetti, the director of environmental education at Group for the East End, presented "Amazing Animal Adaptations" to first-graders at Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School on Friday, February 3. Thestudents took part in a sensory experiment and studied the Indonesian Mimmic octopus and Merganser and Kestrel birds. They also learned about chemical, physical, and behavioral adaptations of additional animals and insects native to Long Island. Each grade will enjoy a customized educational program through GFEE through funding from the Parent Teacher Organization. RACHELE BORRUSO<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 6</span>
  • Eastport Elementary Students Score Big For Charity