On August 13, voters approved next year’s Hampton Bays Public Library budget, 135 to 24. The library’s Board of Trustees, director and staff would like to thank everyone for coming out to vote in support of our library. They look forward to serving friends and neighbors in the year ahead.Barbara Cascia is having her annual August sale “upstreet” at Fandango boutique. Everything in the shop is 20-percent off. Erika’s in the Hamptons is offering a half-price sale on all summer apparel. And the Seaside Gift Shoppe is having a 25-percent-off sale. Stop in and have a look-see.
Happy, happy birthday to our daughter, Jessica Badour. Jess will be celebrating turning 30 on Thursday, August 22, down in New Orleans with her hubby, Matt.
Happy birthday to Ann Cryan! Ann also celebrates her special day today, August 22. And Sue Small’s day to shine falls on Monday, August 26.
Christian Nydegger recently participated in the national Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute held in Charleston, Illinois. The four-day program emphasizes positive peer influence and helps youths and adults join together to prevent alcohol and other drug use.
Christian will spend the next year planning, designing and implementing educational programs for other students. A junior at Hampton Bays High School, Christian is the son of Andrea and Rick Nydegger.
Attention thrifty shoppers! The Hampton Bays United Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be selling brand news items at half price this Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., inside Anderson-Warner Hall. Coffee and donuts will be available for purchase.
The Hampton Bays PAL cheerleaders are holding a car wash fundraiser on Friday, August 23, from 12:30 until 2 p.m., at the Hampton Bays Elementary School on Ponquogue Avenue. Any donations will be graciously accepted.
Nicholas Romagnoli is a member of Hampton Bays Boy Scout Troop 483. On Saturday, August 24, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Nicholas is holding a car wash to raise money for his Eagle Scout Project at the Hampton Bays Firehouse, 69 West Montauk Highway. The cost is $10 per car. In case of rain, the event will be held the following Saturday, August 31.
Members of the Hampton Bays Hibernians are hosting their 10th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Fundraiser this Saturday, August 24, from 6 until 10 p.m., at the Boardy Barn. The event features corned beef and cabbage, live music, a Chinese auction, Irish step-dancing, a door prize and a drawing for a $10,000 grand prize raffle. Admission is $20 per person. Come on out and get your green on!
Hampton Watercraft & Marine is sponsoring a snapper derby next week on Thursday, August 29, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., over at Tiana Bay Park, which is located at 87 Dune Road—across from Tiana Beach.
Prizes will be awarded for the most snappers caught in four age groups: 5-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15 to adult. There is no fee to enter, but preregistration is required. Call the Southampton Town Parks and Recreation at (631) 728-8585 or stop by the facility at 6 Newtown Road for more info about that.
Nicole Gunther was named on the dean’s list for the spring semester at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. And Kieran Rogers made the dean’s list at Villanova University in Pennsylvania where she is studying political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Kent Spellman has graduated from Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in management.
And Elizabeth Rood and Stephanie Williams are college bound for Coastal Carolina University while Angie N. Delgado has a place reserved as a freshman at SUNY at Oswego.