1. Montauk Youth Now Blogging on Patch
Welcome to our growing list of Local Voices, Mauren Rutkowski. She tells us a little bit about Montauk Youth and its Street Painting event planned during Montauk's Fall Festival. She'll also be blogging about the Montauk Playhouse Community Center, which she is also involved in. Glad to have you, Maureen!
2. Offshore Wind Project Is a Win
In one of our most commented blog posts this week, Danielle Trakoval takes a stance on an offshore wind project planned off the coast of Long Island. She said its just what our area needs.
3. Welcome Back - Bridgehampton Head Start
It was the first week back for students at Bridgheampton Head Start and the program joined our Local Voices.
Montauk resident PJ Delia provided some great information about Lyme and ticks that was presented at a packed Concerned Citizens of Montauk meeting last week.
5. EHHS Senior To Be Honored by Women's Fund and EHHS Student National Achievement Finalist
Bridget LeRoy at East Hampton School District shared some news that Laura Perez will receive the Shapiro-McCormick Young Woman Leader Award on October 25 at the Women’s Fund of Long Island’s annual breakfast. Also, this week, LeRoy told us that Yori Johnson, an East Hampton High School senior, is one of approximately 1,600 Black Americans who are semifinalists for the 2013 National Achievement Scholarship Program. Congrats to both students!
Thank you to all our bloggers for posting this week, including Soozy G. Miller, on behalf of Temple Adas Israel and the town's Media Advisory Committee, Cynthia Loewen of the Community Arts Project, Christopher Hassett, Barbara Gilleece, Carey London at the Ross School, Ian Grossman at East Hampton Bowl, Kathy Fallon of the YMCA East Hampton RECenter, and Evan Rofheart.
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