My condolences go out to the family of Marion Sullivan. A longtime Hampton Bays resident, Marion was very active within the community. She was a member of the Church of St. Rosalie, the Irish American Society and the Hampton Bays Board of Education.
In addition, she worked for The Southampton Press and was the “Friends and Neighbors” columnist for many years. She went on to work for the Meadow Club of Southampton where she is fondly remembered for her Christmas magic.
Marion touched everyone she came into contact with. She had a great sense of humor and was a lot of fun. She will be missed by all who knew her.
The Most Reverend William Murphy, bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, recently bestowed the Saint Agnes Medal of Service upon William V. Cosgrove, a parishioner of the Church of St. Rosalie. William was nominated because of his unselfishness and generosity within the parish.
Alexandra Victoria Pandolfo is among 765 students who entered Colgate University this fall as a member of the Class of 2015. Alexandra is the daughter of Richard and Christine Pandolfo of Hampton Bays.
The “last hurrah” at Indian Cove on Friday night was very well attended. Thank you to Denise and all the staff for the great food and many happy hours spent among friends at your establishment.
Welcome back home and happy birthday to Captain Bob! He celebrated his big day on Wednesday, November 9.
Honoring Local Veterans: The American Legion Hand-Aldrich Post 924 is holding a Veterans Day ceremony this Friday, November 11, at 11 a.m., at the post on Ponquogue Avenue. Legion members will pay tribute to the men and women who are serving in our armed forces by presenting their families with the Blue Star Service Banner. All are invited to attend.
The Church of St. Rosalie is collecting the following items through Monday, November 21, for Thanksgiving baskets: instant potatoes and stuffing, canned gravy and corn, apple juice, fruit, Goya beans, cranberry sauce, canned green beans and sweet potatoes, rice, cake mix and icing. They will also gratefully accept frozen turkeys and turkey vouchers to complete the feast. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
The members of the Hampton Bays Beautification Association (HBBA) and our Chamber of Commerce are trying to “dress up” our hamlet with holiday wreaths for each of the light poles in the main part of town and near the railroad station. The wreaths are artificial and come with LED lights.
Every store owner is being asked to purchase a wreath. The HBBA will order all the items and have them in place by Thanksgiving. If you would like to help out, please mail your check made payable to “HBBA” to P.O. Box 682, Hampton Bays, NY 11946. Thank you!
“Socks For Seniors” is a community project that collects new socks to be distributed to the elderly in nursing homes during the holidays. Organizers are looking for community partners to help them expand the program into Westhampton Beach. Please take a look at www.socksforseniors.com and if you can lend a hand (or a foot!), fill out the volunteer form.
The Quogue Association has asked me to let readers know that it will be hosting the next meeting of the Gabreski Airport Community Advisory Board tonight, Thursday, November 10, at 6 p.m., at the Quogue Village Hall on Jessup Avenue. Attendees will learn about what is happening at the airport in Westhampton and what the board is doing about various issues, including aircraft noise. There will be time to ask questions and voice your concerns.
Scotto’s Italian Pork Store is offering lots of specials during the week: Monday is local’s night where you can get a cheese pie for $10; Tuesday is buy one hero, get the second hero at half price; and on Wednesday, pizza pies cost $11 each all day long. Thursday is Appreciation Night for EMTs, firemen and police—buy a pizza and get one hero free. And Friday, Family Night, means you can get one cheese pie, a 9-inch baked ziti, a dozen garlic knots and a 2-liter bottle of soda all for $22.95. Wow, you can’t beat that! Call 728-5677 or 728-7675.