I love to write about life’s magical moments and here are some very special ones!Lucille Carter, who was born in Quogue on July 9, 1923, and has lived her entire adult life in our hamlet, recently celebrated her 90th birthday at Lombardi’s On The Bay in Patchogue. Helping her celebrate were her daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Don Fleming; her grandson and his wife, Paul and Melissa Eckert; her great-granddaughters, Lacey and Adelynn Eckert; her son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Jane Carter; her granddaughter and her husband, Jill and Rob Purpura; as well as friends Charlie and Phyllis Brooks.
Happy birthday, Lucille, and all of us in East Quogue wish you many more!
Come enjoy a glass of fine wine with East Quogue’s very own Peter Beston who will be exhibiting his paintings at the East End Arts Members Showcase that will be held at the Jamesport Vineyards this Friday, August 16, from 5:30 until 7 p.m.
Congratulations go out this week to Beau Taylor who graduated magna cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College. While at Marymount, Beau was named to the dean’s list every semester and was recently inducted into two honor societies, Sigma Beta Delta and Alpha Chi. A graduate of our East Quogue Elementary School, Beau will attend the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in Central Islip in the fall.
Kudos also go out to Brooke Pottish on being named to the dean’s list at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. Brooke, a member of the Class of 2014, is majoring in environmental engineering. Her proud parents are Seth and Abbe.
And, congrats also go to Michael Huber who was named to the dean’s list at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. Michael is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in the College of Engineering.
Saturday, August 17: The Quogue Historical Society’s children’s art show takes place at the Quogue Library, Main Street, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Monday, August 19: Hampton Bays Civic Association meeting, 7 p.m., at the Southampton Town Community Center, Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays. Join Southampton Town Conservation Board members Harry Ludlow and Scott Horowitz, as well as Marty Shea, the chief environmental analyst for Southampton Town’s Environment Division, for a discussion about the health of our wetlands.
Tuesday and Wednesday, August 20 and 21: The second annual Tom Corrigan Scholarship Softball Tournament takes place at Quogue Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5350, Montauk Highway, Quogue. Games run from 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. each day. All proceeds will be used for athletic scholarships for local high school students.
Thursday, August 22: The Board of Fire Commissioners of the East Quogue Fire District will hold a public meeting to discuss the district’s plan to improve emergency communications by installing a communications antenna next to the Montauk Highway firehouse. The meeting begins at 7 p.m., at the firehouse. All are welcome to attend.
Saturday, August 24: East Quogue United Methodist Church’s annual Chicken BBQ, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Montauk Highway church. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $7 for children age 3 to 10. For information, call Peggy Sanders at (631) 834-4778 or Carole Heller at (631) 653-5102.