East Quogue Community Notes, June 6


How would you like to support our local public broadcasting station, WPPB, and also enjoy an exhilarating day chatting with local artists in Greenport?

If the answer is a resounding “yes,” then the inaugural WPPB Art Show in Greenport is for you. This exciting event takes place on Saturday, June 8, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., at Mitchell Park and Marina located at 115 Front Street.

Accomplished artists will be displaying their original works in diverse media with entries judged by North Fork resident and world-renowned artist Hector deCordova, so you know that this is going to be one spectacular show!

I was very thrilled to be accepted. My original stained glass designs are inspired by the beauty of nature and I’ll be there with my hummingbirds, swans and flowers. I would love to see a friendly East Quogue face so, please, come visit.

And, speaking of artists, check out the cover of Dan’s Papers this week. The beautiful cover art is by our hamlet’s very own Peter Beston.

East Quogue’s very own Jackson Parli was honored as one of the brightest young students in the nation at an awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The ceremony took place on June 1 at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University.

The Westhampton Beach Middle School student earned his award based on his exceptional performance on a rigorous, above-grade-level test given to select students. Jackson plans to attend a CTY summer course in the humanities where he will be studying ethics. Way to go, Jackson!

Great big shout-outs go to all of our amazing college students:

Brittany Horowitz has received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Vermont.

Chelsea Dankner and Jennifer Seychell have been inducted into the SUNY Oneonta chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national scholastic honor society for college freshmen. Chelsea is a music industry major and Jennifer is a Spanish major.

Kaylene-Lynn Mason was named to the dean’s list at Messiah College in Pennsylvania. The senior is majoring in human development and family science.

And, freshman Matthew Terry made the dean’s list at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia. Congratulations to all!

On The Calendar

Tuesday, June 11: East Quogue Elementary School budget hearing, 7:45 p.m., in the cafetorium of the Central Avenue school. Budget revote is scheduled for Tuesday, June 18, from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m., in the school gymnasium.

Wednesday, June 12: The East Quogue Citizens Advisory Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the library of the East Quogue Elementary School on Central Avenue.

Friday, June 14: First East Quogue Technology Grant Fundraiser, sponsored by the East Quogue PTA, at Docker’s Waterside Restaurant and Marina on Dune Road, from 7 to 9 p.m. Buffet tickets are $50 each and include imported and domestic beers, wine, champagne, coffee, dessert and live music. For tickets or information, send an email to Eastquoguepta@optonline.net.

Saturday, June 29: The (rescheduled) 10th Anniversary Celebration of the East Quogue Village Green, noon until 4 p.m. All are welcome.

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