Keeping Account 04.26.12

Local business news

Public Relations Award
    Steve Haweeli, the president of WordHampton, which has its headquarters on Three Mile Harbor Road in Springs, will be honored with the Jack Rettaliata Lifetime Achievement Award when the Long Island Public Relations Professionals group holds its yearly party on May 8 in Carle Place. The award is named for the former vice president of Grumman Aircraft.
    Mr. Haweeli’s company, which is celebrating its 20th year, has been ranked by the Jack O’Dwyer newsletter, an industry standard, as one of the top 100 independent public relations firms in the country.

Jewelry in the Home
    Eve Marino, who makes one-of-a-kind necklaces often featuring antique brooches as pendants, is offering a new service — jewelry shows in the home. “It’s a chance to have fun and get together with friends,” the East Hampton business owner said. Her Web site is

New on Main Street
    Lexington Clothing, an international company with its headquarters in Stockholm, has recently opened an outpost on Main Street in East Hampton, the first store in the United States. The fashion line features designs for the summer, including casual beachwear and accessories for men and women.

    A set of folding tables and chairs that appeared in a feature called “Yard & Garden” in the Star’s gardening section last week contained an error. The chairs begin at $99 each, not $39. They are available at Seagreen Designs on Hampton Road in Southampton.
    An article in last week’s paper about Barry Adelman’s efforts to keep his lease on the Main Street, Amagansett, space where he runs Outdoors, contained some errors, according to Mr. Adelman.
    Although his lease is up at the end of the month, Mr. Adelman said in an e-mail that “we are not leaving Amagansett for many months and then we will relocate in a new retail location in the East Hampton-Amagansett area.” Mr. Adelman also said that John Pawlukojc had been a manager of the store, but was never a partner, as had been reported in The Star when Mr. Adelman originally took over the shop 15 years ago and was repeated in last week’s story.