March, as it turned out, really did go out like a lamb, with a high of 54 degrees recorded on the 28th by Richard G. Hendrickson, the United States Cooperative weather observer in Bridgehampton.
Last month’s temperatures began in the 30s in the first week, then rose into the 40s and low 50s the next week, but a cool spell prevailed until the final week of the month, when it was 50 or higher on three days. The low for the month was 18 degrees on the 6th, Mr. Hendrickson wrote in his monthly weather report.
Project MOST, a not-for-profit that runs an after-school program at the John M. Marshall Elementary and Springs Schools, is in the running for a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant, but to win it, the organization needs to show that the community is behind its efforts.
From almost the moment that Gina Abatemarco conceived the idea six years ago for a film about a tiny island in Alaska that appears destined to be one of North America’s first victims of climate change, she has been raising money to bring that project to fruition.
Now, with some 500 hours of original footage, plus archival stills and home videos, she is in post-production on a feature-length documentary, “Kivalina People.”
For kids this weekend, the Easter basket runneth over, with holiday fun and egg hunts aplenty tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday.
The Easter Bunny will make a stop at Agawam Park in Southampton tomorrow at 10 a.m. for the Police Benevolent Association’s hunt. In case of rain, kids will assemble at the park on Saturday at the same time.
Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, who was the East Hampton Town Republicans’ top choice to run for supervisor this year, announced Monday that he will instead seek a sixth and final term in the Legislature, leaving Republicans to seek out a new candidate to lead their ticket.
“It was not an easy decision,” Mr. Schneiderman said Monday. “Ultimately I came to the conclusion that I could still do a lot for the community at the county level.”
“At last we have had winter,” Richard G. Hendrickson, the United States Cooperative weather observer, wrote in his February report from Bridgehampton. “No record-breaking snowfall, no extra-thick ice on the ponds, never a squall of record-breaking wind speed, just nice winter weather.”