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The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has announced Patti Ziparo-Dalton as its 56th grand marshal for the 2024 parade. Standing with  Ziparo-Dalton (fourth from left) are past Grand Marshals, from left, Preston Jankowski (2022), Jim Hulme (2017) Bob Strebel (2007) Lynne Jones (2010), Sheryl Heather (2008), Digger Koziarz (2023), Donna Conti (2014) and Committee President Tim Laube. The 55th annual Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade is planned for Saturday, March 9, 2024. COURTESY TIM LAUBE

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has announced Patti Ziparo-Dalton as its 56th grand marshal for the 2024 parade. Standing with Ziparo-Dalton (fourth from left) are past Grand Marshals, from left, Preston Jankowski (2022), Jim Hulme (2017) Bob Strebel (2007) Lynne Jones (2010), Sheryl Heather (2008), Digger Koziarz (2023), Donna Conti (2014) and Committee President Tim Laube. The 55th annual Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade is planned for Saturday, March 9, 2024. COURTESY TIM LAUBE

A crew and ladder truck from Montauk Fire  Department made a stop at St Therese Church to hang the lights on the top of the church’s perennial Christmas tree late Friday afternoon.  COURTESY T.E. MCMORROW

A crew and ladder truck from Montauk Fire Department made a stop at St Therese Church to hang the lights on the top of the church’s perennial Christmas tree late Friday afternoon. COURTESY T.E. MCMORROW

Diane Masciale was among the 21 honorees for Leadership for Equal Rights at the Women’s eNews 23rd annual gala in New York City. The 2023 honorees were selected for their  courage by standing up to long-standing patriarchal barriers to securing equal rights, noted a press release.  Masciale, vice president and general manager of WLIW21 and WLIW-FM and co-executive in charge of All Arts, was recognized for her leadership with the All Arts team and The WNET Group for its work on disability-inclusive diversity in media. This work includes a growing library of All Arts content with ASL, audio descriptions, open captions and more, as well as the upcoming American Masters visibility, inclusion and accessibility (VIA) initiative. Noted Masciale, “It’s a critical part of our mission in public media to serve our community and create content that is accessible for, and reflective of, all audiences.” She was at the awards with producer Kristy Geslain. COURTESY The WNET Group

Diane Masciale was among the 21 honorees for Leadership for Equal Rights at the Women’s eNews 23rd annual gala in New York City. The 2023 honorees were selected for their courage by standing up to long-standing patriarchal barriers to securing equal rights, noted a press release. Masciale, vice president and general manager of WLIW21 and WLIW-FM and co-executive in charge of All Arts, was recognized for her leadership with the All Arts team and The WNET Group for its work on disability-inclusive diversity in media. This work includes a growing library of All Arts content with ASL, audio descriptions, open captions and more, as well as the upcoming American Masters visibility, inclusion and accessibility (VIA) initiative. Noted Masciale, “It’s a critical part of our mission in public media to serve our community and create content that is accessible for, and reflective of, all audiences.” She was at the awards with producer Kristy Geslain. COURTESY The WNET Group

Claire Riley gets into the spirit at the second annual “Holiday on Main” event in East Quogue on Saturday.  CAILIN RILEY

Claire Riley gets into the spirit at the second annual “Holiday on Main” event in East Quogue on Saturday. CAILIN RILEY

VFW Post 9082 in Sag Harbor recently recognized the Burns family, the Mavellia family and the Gilbride family at a Blue Star Banner Presentation for the families of active duty members serving in the military.  Family members serving in the military are, Arlena Faith Burns, 1LT Army  Mitchell Mavellia, USMC and Gavin Gilbride, USAF.    KYRIL BROMLEY

VFW Post 9082 in Sag Harbor recently recognized the Burns family, the Mavellia family and the Gilbride family at a Blue Star Banner Presentation for the families of active duty members serving in the military. Family members serving in the military are, Arlena Faith Burns, 1LT Army Mitchell Mavellia, USMC and Gavin Gilbride, USAF. KYRIL BROMLEY

East Hampton  Village Chamber President Barbara Layton, Village Mayor Jerry Larsen and Village Chamber Acting Executive Director Mary Wasserstein at the first ever Holiday Market at East Hampton Village Hall on Saturday.  RICHARD LEWIN

East Hampton Village Chamber President Barbara Layton, Village Mayor Jerry Larsen and Village Chamber Acting Executive Director Mary Wasserstein at the first ever Holiday Market at East Hampton Village Hall on Saturday. RICHARD LEWIN

Meaghan Forrestal, Cormac Cummings and Neil Cummings at the first ever Holiday Market at East Hampton Village Hall on Saturday.  RICHARD LEWIN

Meaghan Forrestal, Cormac Cummings and Neil Cummings at the first ever Holiday Market at East Hampton Village Hall on Saturday. RICHARD LEWIN

Santa arrives in Herrick Park in East Hampton on Saturday.   RICHARD LEWIN

Santa arrives in Herrick Park in East Hampton on Saturday. RICHARD LEWIN

Children react to Santa's arrival in Herrick Park in East Hampton on Saturday.   RICHARD LEWIN

Children react to Santa's arrival in Herrick Park in East Hampton on Saturday. RICHARD LEWIN

Orla Reville-Hejducek and Barbara Raynor at the Montauk Fire Department's annual Holiday Senior Dinner on Sunday.  RICHARD LEWIN

Orla Reville-Hejducek and Barbara Raynor at the Montauk Fire Department's annual Holiday Senior Dinner on Sunday. RICHARD LEWIN

Mackenzie Lenahan and Rick White at the Montauk Fire Department's annual Holiday Senior Dinner on Sunday.  RICHARD LEWIN

Mackenzie Lenahan and Rick White at the Montauk Fire Department's annual Holiday Senior Dinner on Sunday. RICHARD LEWIN

Sharon Sennefelder, Iris Mitchell, Vivienne Wilkinson and Chrissy Herbert at the Montauk Fire Department's annual Holiday Senior Dinner on Sunday.  RICHARD LEWIN

Sharon Sennefelder, Iris Mitchell, Vivienne Wilkinson and Chrissy Herbert at the Montauk Fire Department's annual Holiday Senior Dinner on Sunday. RICHARD LEWIN

The annual Lighting of the Vines at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack on Saturday evening to benefit the Bridgehampton Child Child Care & Recreational Center.   LISA TAMBURINI

The annual Lighting of the Vines at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack on Saturday evening to benefit the Bridgehampton Child Child Care & Recreational Center. LISA TAMBURINI

Joey Wölffer and Bonnie Cannon at the annual Lighting of the Vines at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack on Saturday evening to benefit the Bridgehampton Child Child Care & Recreational Center.   LISA TAMBURINI

Joey Wölffer and Bonnie Cannon at the annual Lighting of the Vines at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack on Saturday evening to benefit the Bridgehampton Child Child Care & Recreational Center. LISA TAMBURINI

Santa arrived at the Hampton Bays firehouse after a parade through town on Saturday carolers performed and the tree was lighted.   MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Santa arrived at the Hampton Bays firehouse after a parade through town on Saturday carolers performed and the tree was lighted. MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Santa arrived at the Hampton Bays firehouse after a parade through town on Saturday carolers performed and the tree was lighted.   MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Santa arrived at the Hampton Bays firehouse after a parade through town on Saturday carolers performed and the tree was lighted. MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Santa arrived at the Hampton Bays firehouse after a parade through town on Saturday carolers performed and the tree was lighted.   MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Santa arrived at the Hampton Bays firehouse after a parade through town on Saturday carolers performed and the tree was lighted. MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Santa arrived at the Hampton Bays firehouse after a parade through town on Saturday carolers performed and the tree was lighted.   MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Santa arrived at the Hampton Bays firehouse after a parade through town on Saturday carolers performed and the tree was lighted. MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Santa arrives at the Big Duck lighting via the Flanders Fire Department on Novemeber 29.    DANA SHAW

Santa arrives at the Big Duck lighting via the Flanders Fire Department on Novemeber 29. DANA SHAW

Santa, along with some young helpers, lights the Big Duck on Novemeber 29 in Flanders.   DANA SHAW

Santa, along with some young helpers, lights the Big Duck on Novemeber 29 in Flanders. DANA SHAW

The crowd reacts to the lighting of the Big Duck on November 29 in Flanders.   DANA SHAW

The crowd reacts to the lighting of the Big Duck on November 29 in Flanders. DANA SHAW

The Big Duck in Flanders is lighted on November 29.  DANA SHAW

The Big Duck in Flanders is lighted on November 29. DANA SHAW

Penny Wright, Mary Cummings and Mary Welker at the Southampton History Museum's Hearthside Cheer and Designer Tree Auction on December 1.  DANA SHAW

Penny Wright, Mary Cummings and Mary Welker at the Southampton History Museum's Hearthside Cheer and Designer Tree Auction on December 1. DANA SHAW

T Cooper and Allison Glock at the Southampton History Museum's Hearthside Cheer and Designer Tree Auction at the Rogers Mansion on December 1.  DANA SHAW

T Cooper and Allison Glock at the Southampton History Museum's Hearthside Cheer and Designer Tree Auction at the Rogers Mansion on December 1. DANA SHAW

Liana Mizzi and Elaine Steiner at the Southampton History Museum's Hearthside Cheer and Designer Tree Auction at the Rogers Mansion on December 1.  DANA SHAW

Liana Mizzi and Elaine Steiner at the Southampton History Museum's Hearthside Cheer and Designer Tree Auction at the Rogers Mansion on December 1. DANA SHAW

T Cooper and Allison Glock at the Southampton History Museum's Hearthside Cheer and Designer Tree Auction at the Rogers Mansion on December 1.  DANA SHAW

T Cooper and Allison Glock at the Southampton History Museum's Hearthside Cheer and Designer Tree Auction at the Rogers Mansion on December 1. DANA SHAW

authorStaff Writer on Dec 5, 2023
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