Anonymous Donor Gives $1 Million For Montauk Playhouse Improvements - 27 East

Anonymous Donor Gives $1 Million For Montauk Playhouse Improvements

icon 1 Photo
The aquatics center will be a key element in improvements to the Montauk Playhouse. COURTESTY MONTAUK PLAYHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER FOUNDATIONS

The aquatics center will be a key element in improvements to the Montauk Playhouse. COURTESTY MONTAUK PLAYHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER FOUNDATIONS

authorVirginia Garrison on Jan 13, 2020
The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation announced on Monday that it had received a $1 million gift from an anonymous donor in December — the largest private contribution that the... more

You May Also Like:

Historic Find In Montauk Surf?

Shannon Coppola took advantage of Sunday’s warm weather to take a hike along the beach ... 14 Jan 2020 by Stephen J. Kotz

GoFundMe Page Raises Money For Former Shelter Island Ferry Captain’s Medical Expenses

When Alex Cannon stopped home for lunch on November 18, he told Kim Cannon that ... 13 Jan 2020 by Virginia Garrison

Duck Hunters Rescued On New Year’s Day

An unfortunate chain of events combined to place two East Hampton duck hunters in jeopardy late on the afternoon of New Year’s Day. According to East Hampton Town Police, Stephen Turza and Brendan Mott were in Gardiners Bay off Louse Point late that afternoon when the outboard motor on their boat died. The two men tried to set anchor, but then the anchor line broke. Police said the day began calm, but a small craft warning had been issued when the wind picked up in the afternoon. With their boat drifting east toward Napeague Bay, the men were able to ... 7 Jan 2020 by Steve Kotz

East Hampton Polar Bear Plunge Held on New Year’s Day

The annual East Hampton Polar Bear Plunge was held on New Year's Day at Main ... 2 Jan 2020 by Staff Writer

East Hampton Hatchery Proposal Does Not Win Grant Funding Support From State

New York State has again rejected an East Hampton Town appeal for $2 million in ... 23 Dec 2019 by Michael Wright

Springs Artist Finds Voice In Art

When Viggo Negroponte draws, his lines are frenetic, some deliberately straight while others loop and ... 20 Dec 2019 by Michelle Trauring

Polar Bear Plungers To Descend Upon East Hampton’s Main Beach On New Year’s Day

The better the weather, the more plungers and thus more money raised for a good ... 18 Dec 2019 by Staff Writer

East Hampton Store Sells $1 Million Winning Mega Millions Lottery Ticket

One lucky person won a $1 million second-place prize in the Mega Millions drawing Tuesday night, December 17. The ticket, with the winning numbers 22, 30, 53, 55 and 56, was sold at the Stop & Shop in East Hampton on Newtown Lane. The winner has not yet filed a claim, and so cannot yet be identified, a spokesman for the New York Gaming Commission said Wednesday morning. No one won the $372 million grand prize in the drawing, which would have had the five winning numbers in addition to matching the drawing’s Mega Ball, which was 16. Tuesday’s winner ... by Virginia Garrison

Montauk Tesla Charging Stations Get A Thumbs Up

East Hampton Town’s Energy Sustainability Committee has recommended that the town accept a pitch by ... 17 Dec 2019 by Michael Wright

Nearly $400,000 Spent On East Hampton Town Election

The 2019 East Hampton Town election cycle cost candidates and their supporters more than $390,000, the bulk of which came from Democratic Party supporters — and from Independence Party candidate David Gruber himself. According to mandatory New York State Board of Elections campaign disclosure filings, the last of which were filed last week, the East Hampton Democratic Party’s committee and its election fund, Campaign 2019, raised and spent more than $185,000 in its hugely successful bid to maintain nearly complete control of town government. The influx of money came in both large and small chunks, including $10,000 donations from major ... by Michael Wright

Welcome to our new website!

To see what’s new, click “Start the Tour” to take a tour.

We welcome your feedback. Please click the
“contact/advertise” link in the menu bar to email us.

Start the Tour
Landscape view not supported