June 13, 2024


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Home & Garden Show + Opioid Settlement To LI


Happy Thursday, East Hampton! Let me, Diane Witek, get you all caught up to start today off on an informed note.

First, today’s weather:

Times of clouds and sun. High: 55, low: 48.

Here are the top stories today in East Hampton:

  1. The Dan’s Papers Home & Garden Show is this weekend, April 23–24, on the Stony Brook University Southampton campus. There will be more than 100 vendors and exhibitors inside, outside, there will be outdoor activities, as well as some food trucks offering an array of food and refreshing treats! (Dan’s Papers)

  2. Wednesday, officials announced the temporary closure of the East Hampton Town Senior Center. The closure was a result of several cases of COVID-19 among attendees and staff. The facility is expected to reopen on May 2 following a deep cleaning, town officials said. (East Hampton Patch)

  3. Astro’s Pizza, located at 237 Main St. in Amagansett, has a new owner for this season. Chef PJ Calapa, the new owner from New York City, plans to open on Memorial Day weekend. Guests can expect to see his take on traditional Italian dishes and pizza classics, complete with a full bar and family style meals to go, a release said. The restaurant will be open year-round. (East Hampton Patch)

  4. First ‘historic’ opioid settlements were distributed to Long Island. Today’s payments, totaling $46.9 million, are the first of many to Long Island to combat the opioid crisis. Long Island is expected to receive up to $228 million over the next few years as part of the settlements, announced New York State Attorney General Letitia James. (East Hampton Patch)

Today in East Hampton:

  • Totally Tots — East Hampton Library. (9:30 a.m.)

  • Chair Yoga with Kate Alesio — East Hampton Library. (11 a.m.)

  • Junior Lifeguard Training, Evaluating, & Testing — Session 2. (1 p.m.)

  • Online: Minecraft Bedwars — East Hampton Library. (3 p.m.)

  • Coloring Page Suncatcher — East Hampton Library. (3 p.m.)

  • Marie Curie’s Life & Work — East Hampton Library. (7 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Clearwater Beach: “Can you recommend a mason for a small job building a two-step entry to my front door? Need a small, two-steps stairway topped with brick or bluestone for my front entry in Springs. Call 631-267-6078. Thanks!” (Nextdoor)

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  • WEBINAR: Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Investing: Incorporating Values into Portfolios. (April 22)

  • National Hug A Plumber Day. (April 25)

  • Earth Day Beach Cleanup. (April 30)

  • Ellen’s Run’s Spring Warm Up DANCE PARTY. (April 30)

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You’re officially in the loop for today! See you all tomorrow morning for another update.

Diane Witek

About me: Impassioned Writer, Website Designer, Social Media Marketer and newly proclaimed Baker. Lover of nature and animals of all kinds.

This article originally appeared on the East Hampton Patch


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