Bridgehampton National Bank’s Apple campaign culminated on Friday with the distribution of money to food pantries throughout the market the bank serves. At a ceremony at the bank’s main office in Bridgehampton, pantries in that hamlet, East Hampton, Southampton, Springs, and Sag Harbor each received a $1,000 check. Maureen’s Haven, which helps the homeless on the East End, received a check for $2,000.
Marie Eiffel, a retailer of fine women’s and men’s clothing in Sag Harbor and on Shelter Island, has sent word that the winter hiatus has ended, and both stores will be open beginning this weekend.
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Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.
For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship.
The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden.
The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well.
The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free.
The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21.
In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School.
With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.