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Community News, February 29

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The Southampton Village Volunteer Ambulance (SVVA) recently took possession of a brand-new ambulance to replace one of the old ambulances that has been in use since 2004.  Led by Chief Kyle McGuiness, 1st Assistant Chief Chris Epley and 2nd Assistant Chief Colby Gill, the SVVA is comprised of a volunteer staff of 78 full and auxiliary volunteer members which is made up of Paramedics, EMTs, Drivers and Helpers. The SVVA has accomplished this by focusing on membership recruitment, top notch training and member retention efforts. The SVVA has a paid paramedic always staffing an Advance Life Support first response vehicle. The SVVA operates three advance life support ambulances.

The Southampton Village Volunteer Ambulance (SVVA) recently took possession of a brand-new ambulance to replace one of the old ambulances that has been in use since 2004. Led by Chief Kyle McGuiness, 1st Assistant Chief Chris Epley and 2nd Assistant Chief Colby Gill, the SVVA is comprised of a volunteer staff of 78 full and auxiliary volunteer members which is made up of Paramedics, EMTs, Drivers and Helpers. The SVVA has accomplished this by focusing on membership recruitment, top notch training and member retention efforts. The SVVA has a paid paramedic always staffing an Advance Life Support first response vehicle. The SVVA operates three advance life support ambulances.

Deborah Kooperstein, Jacqui Lofaro, and Dorothy Frankel at the opening of

Deborah Kooperstein, Jacqui Lofaro, and Dorothy Frankel at the opening of "Look At The Book" an multimedia exhibition that pays homage to “Books.” The exhibition will focus on how contemporary artists have engaged with the book as a surface, structure, found object, philosophical, and literary guide. The exhibit will run Through May 4. LISA TAMBURINI

Christina Strassfield, Cindy Lou Wakefield, Rick Friedman AND Jessica Burdine at the opening of

Christina Strassfield, Cindy Lou Wakefield, Rick Friedman AND Jessica Burdine at the opening of "Look At The Book" an multimedia exhibition that pays homage to “Books.” The exhibition will focus on how contemporary artists have engaged with the book as a surface, structure, found object, philosophical, and literary guide. The exhibit will run Through May 4. LISA TAMBURINI

Christina Strassfield, Cindy Lou Wakefield, Rick Friedman and Jessica Burdine at the opening of

Christina Strassfield, Cindy Lou Wakefield, Rick Friedman and Jessica Burdine at the opening of "Look At The Book" a multimedia exhibition at the Southampton Arts Center that pays homage to “Books.” The exhibition will focus on how contemporary artists have engaged with the book as a surface, structure, found object, philosophical, and literary guide. The exhibit will run Through May 4. LISA TAMBURINI

John Buchbinder and Marta Kazandjian  at the opening of

John Buchbinder and Marta Kazandjian at the opening of "Look At The Book" a multimedia exhibition that pays homage to “Books.” The exhibition at the Southampton Arts Center will focus on how contemporary artists have engaged with the book as a surface, structure, found object, philosophical, and literary guide. The exhibit will run Through May 4. LISA TAMBURINI

Deborah Kooperstein, Jacqui Lofaro, and Dorothy Frankel at the opening of

Deborah Kooperstein, Jacqui Lofaro, and Dorothy Frankel at the opening of "Look At The Book" a multimedia exhibition that pays homage to “Books.” The exhibition at the Southampton Arts Center will focus on how contemporary artists have engaged with the book as a surface, structure, found object, philosophical, and literary guide. The exhibit will run Through May 4. LISA TAMBURINI

Southampton Village Mayor Bill Manger presented filmmaker Lana Jokel with a proclamation on Saturday at the Southampton Arts Center for all of her years of work and support of the Arts Center.    LISA TAMBURINI

Southampton Village Mayor Bill Manger presented filmmaker Lana Jokel with a proclamation on Saturday at the Southampton Arts Center for all of her years of work and support of the Arts Center. LISA TAMBURINI

Lynn Martell and Donna Corvi at the Artists Alliance of East Hampton's (AAEH) memorial weekend of exhibition, prayers and receptions celebrating the life of, long-time AAEH Board Member, and co-founder of AAEH's

Lynn Martell and Donna Corvi at the Artists Alliance of East Hampton's (AAEH) memorial weekend of exhibition, prayers and receptions celebrating the life of, long-time AAEH Board Member, and co-founder of AAEH's "Wednesday Group Plein Air Painters," Frank Sofo, who died on January 16. RICHARD LEWIN

VFW Post 5350 recently honored Firefighter Brian Tuzil, Deputy Sheriff Corey Finn, Dispatcher Taylor Kern, Middle School Teacher Elizabeth Silva, Scout of the Year Trevor Hayes, EMT Lisa Fotopolous, Friend of the Post Charles Palumbo. on hand to help Post 5350 honor these fine men and women were Suffolk County Executive Edward Romaine, Southampton Town Supervisor Maria Moore, Suffolk County Legislator Ann Welker and Southampton Town Clerk Sundy Schermeyer.  Left to right are: Suffolk County Executive Edward Romaine;  Southampton Town Clerk  Schermeyer; Trevor Hayes, Scout of the Year; Elizabeth Silva, Middle School Teacher of the Year;  Ann Welker, Suffolk County Legislator; Taylor Kern, Southampton Town Police Dispatcher; Brian Tuzil, Hampton Bays Volunteer Firefighter; Corey Finn, Suffolk Co. Deputy Sheriff;  Lisa Fotopolous, EMT Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance; Charles Palumbo, Alfred and Lucille Bronson Foundation; Maria Moore, Southampton Town Supervisor; 
and William Hughes, Commander VFW Post 5350. COURTESY WILLIAM HUGHES

VFW Post 5350 recently honored Firefighter Brian Tuzil, Deputy Sheriff Corey Finn, Dispatcher Taylor Kern, Middle School Teacher Elizabeth Silva, Scout of the Year Trevor Hayes, EMT Lisa Fotopolous, Friend of the Post Charles Palumbo. on hand to help Post 5350 honor these fine men and women were Suffolk County Executive Edward Romaine, Southampton Town Supervisor Maria Moore, Suffolk County Legislator Ann Welker and Southampton Town Clerk Sundy Schermeyer. Left to right are: Suffolk County Executive Edward Romaine; Southampton Town Clerk Schermeyer; Trevor Hayes, Scout of the Year; Elizabeth Silva, Middle School Teacher of the Year; Ann Welker, Suffolk County Legislator; Taylor Kern, Southampton Town Police Dispatcher; Brian Tuzil, Hampton Bays Volunteer Firefighter; Corey Finn, Suffolk Co. Deputy Sheriff; Lisa Fotopolous, EMT Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance; Charles Palumbo, Alfred and Lucille Bronson Foundation; Maria Moore, Southampton Town Supervisor; and William Hughes, Commander VFW Post 5350. COURTESY WILLIAM HUGHES

VFW Post 5350 recently honored Firefighter Brian Tuzil, Deputy Sheriff Corey Finn, Dispatcher Taylor Kern, Middle School Teacher Elizabeth Silva, Scout of the Year Trevor Hayes, EMT Lisa Fotopolous, Friend of the Post Charles Palumbo. on hand to help Post 5350 honor these fine men and women were Suffolk County Executive Edward Romaine, Southampton Town Supervisor Maria Moore, Suffolk County Legislator Ann Welker and Southampton Town Clerk Sundy Schermeyer.  Left to right are: Suffolk County Executive Edward Romaine; Southampton Town Clerk  Schermeyer; Trevor Hayes, Scout of the Year; Elizabeth Silva, Middle School Teacher of the Year;  Ann Welker, Suffolk County Legislator; Taylor Kern, Southampton Town Police Dispatcher; Brian Tuzil, Hampton Bays Volunteer Firefighter; Corey Finn, Suffolk Co. Deputy Sheriff;  Lisa Fotopolous, EMT Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance; Charles Palumbo, Alfred and Lucille Bronson Foundation; Maria Moore, Southampton Town Supervisor; 
and William Hughes, Commander VFW Post 5350. COURTESY WILLIAM HUGHES

VFW Post 5350 recently honored Firefighter Brian Tuzil, Deputy Sheriff Corey Finn, Dispatcher Taylor Kern, Middle School Teacher Elizabeth Silva, Scout of the Year Trevor Hayes, EMT Lisa Fotopolous, Friend of the Post Charles Palumbo. on hand to help Post 5350 honor these fine men and women were Suffolk County Executive Edward Romaine, Southampton Town Supervisor Maria Moore, Suffolk County Legislator Ann Welker and Southampton Town Clerk Sundy Schermeyer. Left to right are: Suffolk County Executive Edward Romaine; Southampton Town Clerk Schermeyer; Trevor Hayes, Scout of the Year; Elizabeth Silva, Middle School Teacher of the Year; Ann Welker, Suffolk County Legislator; Taylor Kern, Southampton Town Police Dispatcher; Brian Tuzil, Hampton Bays Volunteer Firefighter; Corey Finn, Suffolk Co. Deputy Sheriff; Lisa Fotopolous, EMT Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance; Charles Palumbo, Alfred and Lucille Bronson Foundation; Maria Moore, Southampton Town Supervisor; and William Hughes, Commander VFW Post 5350. COURTESY WILLIAM HUGHES

Volunteers Kevin Hilario, Samantha Pillco, Carlos La Riva, Anett Bako and Amandda Jackson at the Katy's Courage fundraiser at Buckskill  Winter Club on  Saturday afternoon.   KYRIL BROMLEY

Volunteers Kevin Hilario, Samantha Pillco, Carlos La Riva, Anett Bako and Amandda Jackson at the Katy's Courage fundraiser at Buckskill Winter Club on Saturday afternoon. KYRIL BROMLEY

Skaters on the ice at the Katy's Courage fundraiser at Buckskill Winter Club on Saturday afternoon. KYRIL BROMLEY

Skaters on the ice at the Katy's Courage fundraiser at Buckskill Winter Club on Saturday afternoon. KYRIL BROMLEY

Susan Merrell does a reading at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday in honor of John Steinbeck's birthday.  KYRIL BROMELY

Susan Merrell does a reading at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday in honor of John Steinbeck's birthday. KYRIL BROMELY

Volunteers Kevin Hilario, Samantha Pillco, Carlos La Riva, Anett Bako and Amanda Jackson at the Katy's Courage fundraiser at Buckskill  Winter Club on  Saturday afternoon.   KYRIL BROMLEY

Volunteers Kevin Hilario, Samantha Pillco, Carlos La Riva, Anett Bako and Amanda Jackson at the Katy's Courage fundraiser at Buckskill Winter Club on Saturday afternoon. KYRIL BROMLEY

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