Daily Grind

Scott Howe, known for his work at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, will now lead the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons.
The Southampton Town Democratic Committee will hold a fund-raiser and reception for recently elected Southampton and Suffolk County officials Thursday evening from 6 to 8 at Page restaurant in Sag Harbor.
The East Hampton Historical Society's popular executive director, Richard Barons, who was to have retired in April, will instead remain on the job for another two years.
The Hamptons International Film Festival also announced that it is now an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences qualifying festival for the documentary short subject category.
East Hampton Village police tried to help rescue a stranded dolphin, though it was later euthanized while under the care of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.
Students at Pierson Middle and High School got into the spirit of P.S. I Love You Day on Friday, participating in activities meant to spread positive feelings that prevent negative outcomes such as low self-esteem, bullying, and suicide.
A blood drive at the Sag Harbor firehouse on Friday will be held in honor of Jim Federico, a longtime member, who died in June.
Those with risk factors for aneurysm or stroke will have access to a free vascular screening next month in Southampton.
The Frosty Plunge will be held during the annual HarborFrost celebration in Sag Harbor Village later this month, with all of the proceeds from the plunge going to the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
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