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Do Some Homework

authorStaff Writer on Mar 13, 2023
Do Some Homework In September 2018, Supervisor Jay Schneiderman announced that the town’s purchase of the Bel-Aire Cove Motel was solely for the purpose of a boutique hotel or luxury... more

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Ma’s House Awarded Grant

The Moses family and the Cambridge Community Foundation have launched the Bob Moses Fund for Education and Organizing by awarding $75,000 grants to two national changemakers and $15,000 grants to two local movement builders who embody the community-focused leadership and spirit of Bob Moses. Among the recipients is Ma’s House, a residence and communal art space for Black, Indigenous and people of color, founded by Shinnecock tribe member Jeremy Dennis, in honor of his grandmother, Loretta A. Silva. “Ma’s House is honored to uplift the spirit of Bob Moses by celebrating community and family, and by inspiring forthright dialogue around ... by Staff Writer

Centro Corazón de María Appoints New Executive Director Alma Alegria

The Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary and Centro Corazón de María Board of Directors have appointed Alma Alegria the new executive director of Centro Corazón de María. Previously, Alegria worked with the Rockville Centre Diocese Catholic Charities Immigrant Services, Fidelis Care, and as social service coordinator at Centro Corazón. “I’m excited to return to Centro Corazón de María. Working with the staff, who are immigrants like me, we will continue to carry out Centro Corazón’s mission delivering services to the immigrant community on the East End of Long Island,” noted Alegria in a press release. She earned a ... by Staff Writer

‘A Salute to Nursing Past and Present’ Program Set

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and North Fork, along with Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and Rogers Memorial Library are co-sponsoring a live program, “A Salute to Nursing Past and Present,” on Monday, April 3, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the library, 91 Coopers Farm Road in Southampton Village. The league’s Health Committee Chair Valerie King, Ph.D, who organized the event, will serve as moderator, first speaking about the early collaboration between nurses and suffragists. Susan B. Anthony, for example, served as keynote speaker at the 1902 New York State Nurses Convention, and both Clara ... by Staff Writer

Parrish Culture Club Trip Is Planned

The Parrish Art Museum has announced its inaugural Culture Club foray — a day trip to the Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan — for teens in grades nine through 12. The event is scheduled during spring break, on Thursday, April 13, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. with pick-ups and returns in Water Mill and East Hampton. Culture Club is among several initiatives for teens sponsored by the Parrish, including the free program Middle School Makers, Parrish Collaborative Club, as well as a March trip to the Brooklyn Museum for students in grades four through eight. The museum ... 14 Mar 2023 by Staff Writer

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The Town of Southampton is again partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Long Island to collect reusable household items. The program, which has been running for the past two years at the North Sea Transfer Station, is now expanding to Hampton Bays. Town residents may drop off new or slightly used furniture, appliances, kitchen cabinets and building materials that will then be resold at the Habitat Long Island ReStore in Ronkonkoma, with proceeds supporting affordable housing projects. “This program is a great success,” said Councilman John Bouvier. “I’m very happy that we are able to expand it to Hampton Bays. ... by Staff Writer

Registration Open for Great East End Cleanup

Registration is now open for the Great East End Cleanup, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23. The Great East End Cleanup is a volunteer-based program to remove litter and debris from public areas throughout Southampton Town. Last year over 800 volunteers removed tons of garbage, metal, and tires that were sorted for recycling, from beaches, parks, trails, and roadsides. “We’re very fortunate have so many people in our community come together to clean up our town,” said Councilman Rick Martel. “We live in a special place and it really does make a difference.” Those ... by Staff Writer