Recent Stories: Villages

Christopher Walsh
December 24, 2014

The Amagansett Chamber of Commerce has named Dell Cullum, a photographer and wildlife removal specialist, as its first Person of the Year. Mr. Cullum, who was given the award at the chamber’s holiday open house at the 434 on Main guest house last Thursday, was recognized for outstanding service to the community.

Star staff
December 24, 2014

Maria Suzanne Dayton and Nicholas Richard Nemecek of Washington, D.C., were married on Sept. 21 at East Hampton Point. Barbara Hansen officiated the ceremony, and a reception followed at the restaurant.

The bride, whose parents are Jonathan and Suzanne Dayton of Sag Harbor, is a marketing coordinator and in international sales at EDVOTEK. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Mary Washington College, where she graduated in 2004, and earned a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007. She graduated from East Hampton High School in 2000.

Christopher Walsh
December 24, 2014

The Village of East Hampton is in sound fiscal order, the village board was told on Friday.

In delivering an annual summary to the board at its meeting on Friday, Michael Tomicich of the accounting firm Satty, Levine, and Ciacco gave an upbeat report on both the village’s budget and compliance with reporting standards.

Star staff
December 19, 2014

Hailing the Solstice
All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.

A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.

December 19, 2014

Leftheri T. Syrianos, a son of Eleni Prieston of Sag Harbor, was awarded the Eagle Scout rank at a Court of Honor ceremony on Nov. 29 at the Breakwater Yacht Club. Mr. Syrianos joined the Cub Scouts at age 9 and now has achieved his Eagle Scout rank at 23. Diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, which makes communication difficult, he reached his goal through hard work, discipline, and the encouragement and support of family and friends.

Mark Segal
December 19, 2014

Christmas Performances
The Old Whalers Church will hold two Christmas celebrations this weekend. A radio play version of “A Christmas Carol” will be performed in the chapel of the church tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. The free, hourlong show will include members of the East End theater community, church members, friends, and sound effects.

Christopher Walsh
December 19, 2014

Christmas Eve
On Wednesday, Christmas Eve services will happen at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church and St. Peter’s Catholic Church at 5 p.m., and a candlelight service at the Amagansett Presbyterian Church will begin at 7 p.m.

A Christmas Day service will start at 9 a.m. at St. Peter’s.

David E. Rattray
December 18, 2014

Santa in Spanish
A Spanish and English-speaking Santa will greet children and hand out gifts outside Waldbaum’s market on Park Place on Christmas Eve between 5 and 7 p.m.

Hanukkah Opening at Vered
"Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.

Janis Hewitt
December 18, 2014

At St. Therese
A family Christmas concert will be held at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church on Sunday at 5 p.m. The adult and children’s choir will be singing holiday tunes, some solo. The audience will be invited to join a sing-along of traditional carols.

Christmas Eve services will be held at 4:30 p.m. and midnight at St. Therese, and in Spanish at 7 p.m. On Christmas Day, Masses will be celebrated at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Star staff
December 18, 2014

Yaniris F. Vargas and Isaac A. Lopez were married on Saturday at 4 p.m. on Oakview Highway in East Hampton. East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky officiated.

Mr. Lopez, an East Hampton firefighter, is the son of the late Genara and Alcides Lopez. He has two children, Charlene Lopez of Puerto Rico and Isaac S. Lopez of Seattle, both of whom were at the ceremony Saturday. He studied custom engineering and works in maintenance at the East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center.

Christopher Walsh
December 11, 2014

An environmental engineering firm tasked with developing a water-quality management plan for the Hook Pond watershed area should be selected by next month. 

Becky Molinaro, the East Hampton Village administrator, delivered an update on the Hook Pond Water Quality Improvement Project to the village board at a brief work session last Thursday. The initiative is a collaboration with the town, the East Hampton Town Trustees, and community organizations.

Christopher Walsh
December 11, 2014

In the wake of highly publicized police shootings of young African-American men, and the subsequent refusal of grand juries to indict the officers involved, a silent vigil for racial justice will happen tomorrow from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Bridgehampton war memorial. Those in attendance plan to hold placards with the name of a victim of such incidents.

Star staff
December 11, 2014

Emily Christine Ward, the daughter of Christine and Mark Ward of East Hampton, and Michael Albert Bunce, a son of Joanne Bunce of Water Mill and Michael Bunce Sr. of Lady Lake, Fla., were married on Oct. 25 under a beautiful blue sky at Giorgio’s in Baiting Hollow.

December 4, 2014

It was on Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk that Shannon Luckey and Joe Guglielmo became engaged on Nov. 22. Ms. Luckey is a daughter of Tom and Joanne Luckey of Montauk and Wantagh. She teaches math at Discovery High School in the Bronx and is a graduate of Colgate University and New York University

Mr. Guglielmo is a guidance counselor at Xavier High School in Manhattan and graduated from Fordham University and Hofstra University. His parents are John and Claire Guglielmo of Wantagh.

 

 

Janis Hewitt
December 4, 2014

This article has been corrected from the version that originally appeared online and in print.

Pio Lombardo, an environmental engineer with the consulting firm of Lombardo Associates, visited the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday to discuss upgrades within the hamlet to address water-quality problems.

Janis Hewitt
November 26, 2014

With the departure of Dr. Anthony Knott from the Montauk office of the Meeting House Lane Medical Practice, Dr. Lara DeSanti-Siska and Dr. Elizabeth White-Fricker of Meeting House Lane’s Wainscott office, will each work one day a week in Montauk until a full-time doctor is hired.

Jay Levine, a Montauk resident, Southampton Hospital board member, and health care consultant with ECG Management Consultants, issued a strategic plan for coverage in the office in the coming months.

Janis Hewitt
November 26, 2014
After several attempts to continue operating, Montauk’s only movie theater will close its doors for good on Monday.

After several attempts to continue operating the Montauk Movie Theater and subsequent Cinema Cycle classes, Montauk’s only movie theater will close its doors for good on Monday. The building will be available for lease.

Christopher Walsh
November 26, 2014
The utility poles have been treated with pentachlorophenol, a wood preservative that is restricted to use in utility poles and railroad ties in the United States.

The new, taller utility poles through some residential neighborhoods erected by PSEG Long Island this year led the East Hampton Village Board at a meeting on Friday to approve a proposal from the FPM Group, an engineering and environmental science firm, to sample groundwater at the Emergency Services Building.

Star staff
November 26, 2014

Roy and Lori Dalene of Woodbine Drive in Springs have announced the marriage of their daughter Jessica Sue Dalene to David Michael Weber of Erie, Pa., on Oct. 4.

The couple were married at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Nancy Howarth. They were attended by the bride’s sister, Amy Dalene of East Hampton and Santa Barbara, Calif., as maid of honor, and the groom’s cousin Daniel Weber of Santa Barbara as best man. The reception was held at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton.

Christopher Walsh
November 20, 2014

David Zaslav, the president of Discovery Communications, and his wife, Pam, who purchased an oceanfront residence on Drew Lane, East Hampton, from the restaurateur and advertising executive Jerry Della Femina in 2012, have applied for a coastal erosion permit and variances to allow additions and renovations to the existing house.

Taylor K. Vecsey
November 20, 2014

As part of a national effort, a Cranksgiving food drive on two wheels will be held in East Hampton on Saturday. Bicyclists will stop at four different grocery stores to purchase non-perishable foods to be donated to the East Hampton Food Pantry, which expects to feed more than 31,000 people in Amagansett, East Hampton, Montauk, Springs, and Wainscott this year.

Matt Lauer from NBC’s ‘Today Show" and WNBC's Darlene Rodriguez will lead the six-mile ride, accompanied by cameras. 

Taylor K. Vecsey
November 20, 2014

Bruce Tait, a longtime member of the Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee, resigned from that committee, not because of his recent demotion from its chairmanship, he said, but because the committee isn’t focused on the issues he finds important.

In an email to Mayor Brian Gilbride and the village board on Nov. 5, Mr. Tait said he was stepping down due to personal and professional commitments. The board accepted his resignation at a meeting on Nov. 12.

David E. Rattray
November 20, 2014

The East Hampton Rotary will honor Doug Mercer, the founder of the East Hampton Wellness Foundation, as the club’s person of the year at a Dec. 1 dinner at East by Northeast restaurant in Montauk. Tickets are $30 and can be reserved by phoning Conrad Costanzo of Surfside Avenue in Montauk. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Taylor K. Vecsey
November 17, 2014
Volunteer firefighters and wildlife rescuers worked together last Thursday to free a trapped deer from a generator pit at Steven Speilberg's house in East Hampton.

Volunteer firefighters on Thursday helped remove a live deer that had been trapped in a generator pit on an East Hampton Village property.

A large doe was found in the 10-foot-deep hole, according to Cheryl Steinhauer at the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays, which was called by police at around 6:45 p.m. Police also called in the East Hampton Fire Department to help remove the deer, which did not appear to be injured, out of the pit.</