East End Cares, which was formed on the heels of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and Gurney’s Inn in Montauk are joining forces to host a fund-raiser on Friday, Dec. 13, to benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which caused massive destruction in the Philippines last month.
The event, East End Cares for Leyte, will run from 7 to 11 p.m. and feature music by local bands, Filipino-inspired hors d’oeuvres prepared by local chefs, wines donated by Osprey Dominion, and raffles. Tickets are $25.
Voters in the Sag Harbor School District on Nov. 13 approved two bonds, totaling $9 million, for renovations to Pierson High School, its athletic fields, and the Sag Harbor Elementary School.
A $7.4 million bond earmarked for renovating the Pierson auditorium, adding music instruction rooms, refurbishing shop and technology classrooms, and adding storage space to the elementary school gymnasium passed easily by a margin of 740 votes to 369.
With the holidays fast approaching, the food pantries that serve East Hampton Town residents see the number of people they serve increase and their need for money to help keep their shelves stocked increase as well.
Those who would like to donate to a local pantry can send checks, money orders, or gift cards from local grocery stores to the following addresses:
East Hampton and Amagansett
East Hampton Food Pantry
219-50 Accabonac Road
East Hampton 11937
The East Hampton Aviation Association, the group that has vociferously defended East Hampton Airport against what it says are unreasonable efforts to limit its use and even shut it down, l