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- The Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center is offering young women, ages 14 to 18, a contemporary, empowering workshop, "Girls to Women" (G2W), beginning Thursday, February 4.
- The U.S. Census Bureau seeks to employ a large work force of part-time, temporary workers.
- Governor David A. Paterson congratulated New York's 11 finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search, a national science research competition for high school seniors.
- The Save Sag Harbor organization has announced some upcoming events, including Sag Harbor Village meetings, writing workshops at the Library, a Pancake Breakfast benefiting the Food Pantry, and caring for and about waterfowl on the East End.
- This January, a delegation of 15 Long Islanders traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico, to explore the roots of migration from Mexico to the United States, meeting with Mexican migration experts, interviewing migrants, and visiting communities affected by migration.
- On Monday, February 15 Southampton Town Police received a report of several subjects injured from a fall at a residential construction site in Water Mill.
by Douglas MacKaye Harrington
- Once again art, commerce and charity blend in the mosaic that is pure Hamptons altruism. The art of flower photographer Patti Courville and the epicurean delights of the Village Gourmet Cheese Shoppe merged to support the grassroots charity that is the Have A Heart Community Trust.
- Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) announced highway safety grants that have been awarded in his Assembly district. These grants were distributed by the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee and will promote highway and traffic safety.
- On Tuesday, February 2, Southampton Town Police received multiple calls of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of County Road 51 and County Road 63 (Lake Avenue) in the hamlet of Northampton.
- A Riverhead woman will be arraigned Wednesday for fatal stabbing. Kianna Coach is charged with first degree manslaughter.
- Congressman Bishop met with 24 Long Island high school students who are members of his Student Advisory Council. The Council is composed of outstanding high school juniors and seniors from schools throughout the First Congressional District.
- Heart disease is the number one killer of American women in the United States. Everyone can support the fight against heart disease in women by wearing red.
- Governor David A. Paterson announced that he has asked President Barack Obama to declare a major federal disaster for Suffolk and Nassau counties as a result of the December 18-20 blizzard which resulted in a record snowfall on Long Island.
- Suffolk Executive Steve Levy will preside over the county's “Medal for Distinguished Military Service” ceremony on Thursday, February 4.
- On February 2, Congressman Tim Bishop was joined by Greenport Mayor David Nyce, local and state officials and businesses leaders for the groundbreaking of the Village's new water treatment facility.
- Suffolk County Legislator Ed Romaine joined with his fellow East End elected officials, the Long Island Wine Council, the East End Arts Council, and the Long Island Visitors and Convention Bureau to kick off Long Island Winterfest on Wednesday, February 3.
- El Diario La Prensa Publisher and CEO Rossana Rosado will discuss “The Rising Voice of the Latino Population.”
- During this whole month, Atlantis Marine World Aquarium is putting the spotlight on what animals make great household pets and those that don't when they celebrate Responsible Pet Owners Month.
- Suffolk Executive Steve Levy presided over the County's Medal of Distinguished Military Service ceremony, presenting medals to the parents and families of Suffolk soldiers who died in service to their country and honoring veterans and volunteers for community contributions.