Peconic Bay Medical Center has added a seventh operating room and purchased a new da Vinci XI Surgical System that will help expand minimally invasive surgical procedures. Peconic Bay doctors and nurses in the new ER. COURTESY PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER.
On May 1, an Eagle Court of Honor was held at VFW Post 414 in Center Moriches honoring Louis Mattiolo of Troop 62 in Westhampton Beach, who has also been selected as the VFW Department of NY Scout of the Year. From left, Mattiolo; Al Sparrow Post Trustee Post 5350; Bob Galbraith Post Commander Post 414 and Louis Bahr Past Post Commander Post 414. COURTESY WILLIAM HUGHES
Fourth-grade students from the Southampton Elementary School Student Council visited with Southampton Village Mayor Jesse Warren and toured village hall on Wednesday, May 4. The students visited the different offices in village hall and learned their purposes and finished up in the mayor's office. DANA SHAW
The East Hampton Lions Club presented a gift of $50,000, including a $25,000 match by The Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund, Inc., to Robert S. Chaloner, Chief Administrative Officer, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, to help support the hospital’s new East Hampton Emergency Department’s ophthalmology room. The gift, given in memory of Lion John “Jack” Ecker, underscores the Lions philanthropic mission of underwriting programming to help improve vision and health for all. Mr. Ecker was a beloved life member and had led the Lions initiative to give $10,000 to the hospital’s maternity center. Left to right are Lions, Russ Calemmo, Robert Chaloner, Justin Meinken and Tina Piette. RICHARD LEWIN
NYS Assembly Member Fred Thiele Jr., center, presented a proclamation to WVVH-TV founders and co-owners Ernie and Greg Schimizzi on Friday, in honor of their induction into the NYS Broadcasters Hall of Fame. They are the first brothers ever inducted. RICHARD LEWIN
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