Bill Jones, a former Sag Harbor Village trustee who is now a Suffolk County legislator, will speak about the village’s police union contract negotiations at a public forum on Saturday morning.
Mayor Brian Gilbride has proposed to disband the force and have police services provided by another entity, or to eliminate several full-time positions in the department. In a recent press release, Mr. Jones said the “system is rigged in favor of police unions.”
Frogs and Friends
Food and frogs — no, not at the same time — are on the agenda at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton this weekend. On Saturday at 11 a.m., kids 2 and older can make their own quesadillas. The cost is $18, including admission, or $5 for members. Sima at Sea will disembark at the museum on Sunday at 11 a.m. to read “Frogs and Friends” during a free story time. Reservations have been requested for both.
High School Art
Registered Democrats in East Hampton and easternmost Southampton Town who are wondering where to cast their ballots in the primary for governor and lieutenant governor can find a list here. The polling places are the same as for the general election. Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m. If you don't know your polling place, click here to find it.
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Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved.
All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.
The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook."
School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.
On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.
Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.