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  • The Southampton eighth grade boys basketball team won the SYS Winter League. Led by Steven Kraszewski's 25 points, Southampton defeated Bellport to avenge their only loss this year. The team was coached by Matt Mobius.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 27</span>
  • Southampton Youth Services director Scott Johnson addresses both Southampton third and fourth grade teams in the semifinals about sportsmanship.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 27</span>
  • The Southampton Youth Services boys basketball league recently finished their seasons. The Southampton third and fourth grade team won it all beating William Floyd. 40-36, and the fifth and sixth grade team lost in the finals to East Hampton after beating Hampton Bays and Westhampton Beach with late comebacks in previous rounds. 

Pictured is the fifth and sixth grade boys after having defeated Westhampton Beach.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 27</span>
  • Fifth-graders, left to right, Lucas Nielsen, Sofia Gonzalez, Cooper Sacconaghi and Grace Sicuranza were winners in the recent Our Lady of the Hamptons School Science Fair.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 27</span>
  • SYS 7th & 8th Grade Hoops Champs. Southampton <br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by sowood, Water Mill, Mar 26</span>
  • Manning the raffle table at the Friends of Erin cocktail party at Gurney's on Saturday evening are Joe Bloecker and Paul Monte.   KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 25</span>
  • Bill Horner, Jean Dowling and Barbara Pryor at the Friends of Erin cocktail party at Gurney's on Saturday evening.  KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 25</span>
  • The Pryor family: Barbara, Margie, Carol, Jack and Marianne at the Friends of Erin cocktail party at Gurney's on Saturday evening.  KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 25</span>
  • Brian Matthews, Marc Remmes, Grand Marshal Eddie Ecker and Jason Spencer at the Friends of Erin cocktail party at Gurney’s on Saturday evening.  KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 25</span>
  • The Montauk Food Pantry recently received an $8,705 donation from the Montauk Chamber of Commerce from vendor fees raised through the Chamber’s 2016 Farmers Market. The 2017 Montauk Farmers Market on the Green begins June 8 and runs through September. From left, pantry volunteers Sally Richardson and Ginny Davis, pantry Director Alice Houseknecht, Chamber Director Laraine Creegan, Chamber President Paul Monte, and pantry volunteer Betty Pyne.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 24</span>
  • Sag Harbor Elementary School third-graders in Christopher Martin’s class have been exploring a variety of scientific topics, including simple experiments in electromagnetism and fluid viscosity.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 24</span>
  • Danna Ordonez Padilla was among the members of the Hampton Bays Elementary School Little Wizards STEM enrichment program who recently explored gravity and air resistance by engineering parachutes out of plastic eggs, straws and coffee filters. Students tested their designs by dropping their shoots from the top of the school’s playground equipment. Pictured with her parachute is Little Wizards participant .<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 22</span>
  • East Hampton’s Middle School held its annual Mad Heart Ball on March 13. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • East Hampton’s Middle School held its annual Mad Heart Ball on March 13. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • East Hampton’s Middle School held its annual Mad Heart Ball on March 13. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • East Hampton’s Middle School held its annual Mad Heart Ball on March 13. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Jonathan Leon, Edwin Gutama and Kevin Leon turned out for Taco Night, a fundraiser for the Class of 2020,  at East Hampton High School on Thursday. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Empty Bowls, featuring soups created by local chefs, was held at American Legion post in Amagansett and sponsored by Project Most and Paddlers For Humanity, raising funds for Springs Seedlings, Springs School’s edible garden program. Among those volunteering were, left to right,  Arjun Achuthan, Liliana Rodriguez and Vicky Sdrougias. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Empty Bowls, featuring soups created by local chefs, was held at American Legion post in Amagansett and sponsored by Project Most and Paddlers For Humanity, raising funds for Springs Seedlings, Springs School’s edible garden program. In charge of the sweets were, left to right,  Jamie and Sarah Morgan and Nichole Lopez. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Empty Bowls, featuring soups created by local chefs, was held at American Legion post in Amagansett and sponsored by Project Most and Paddlers For Humanity, raising funds for Springs Seedlings, Springs School’s edible garden program. Toasting the event were  Ilia and David Yohay . KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • John and Pam Cataletto came dressed for the St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner Saturday at Springs Community Church last week. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • The newly installed bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Center, John Barres, made a visit for a Mass at the Church of St. Rosalie, pastored by Father Ed Sheridan. Clergy from parishes across the East End attended the Mass.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • The newly installed bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Center, John Barres, made a visit for a Mass at the Church of St. Rosalie, pastored by Father Ed Sheridan. Clergy from parishes across the East End attended the Mass.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Southampton Intermediate School eighth-grader Hunter Rego places dough on a tray for a baking project supported by King Arthur Flour.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Selena Morales took the top prize in the Southampton Elementary School's recent Spanish Spelling Bee. Congratulating her on her win are Spanish Spelling Bee advisor Gina Hernandez and Principal Michael Grimaldi.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Westhampton Beach High School junior Grace O’Hare has collected more than 100 new, warm clothing items for Maureen’s Haven and the Family Service League through a fundraiser she initiated called, “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” For the fundraiser, she asked fellow students to donate new sweatshirts, T-shirts, hats, socks, gloves and scarves and held bake sales to raise money to purchase other items.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Hampton Bays High School musicians have been selected to perform in prestigious music festivals including SCMEA, HMEA and LISFA. The students were selected based on their NYSMA scores and teacher recommendations. See Hampton Bays community news for more information.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Eighth-grader Emily Milton’s project was judged Best in Show at the Our Lady of the Hamptons Prep Science Fair.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 20</span>
  • Junior Statesmen of America Southampton HS Chapter<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by sharpie, southampton, Mar 19</span>
  • To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Hampton Bays Elementary School kindergartners in Mindy Brown’s class used their imaginations to design shoebox leprechaun traps that were baited with “gold.” The students also made paper shamrocks and dressed in green.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 17</span>