Students in the Project MOST after-school program at the John M. Marshall Elementary School received a visit from State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. on Dec. 6.
The two lawmakers visited the program, which also serves students in Springs and Wainscott, in recognition of a state grant awarded to it. They learned how Project MOST supports students academically and visited students doing various enrichment activities, from storytelling to dance and movement to computer technology and cooperative games.
East Hampton Village
A caller told police on the afternoon of Dec. 12 that a small dog, a terrier, had been leashed to a shrub on Newtown Lane for some time, in front of several shops. As an officer tried to coax the dog out from under the shrub, it got free of its collar and ran off, leaving the collar, with tags, behind. Police notified the owner of the incident; it is not known if dog and owner were reunited.