Business: Community Appreciation at Sam’s Beverage, New Talent at WordHampton

Sam’s Beverage Place in East Hampton.


Community Appreciation — All Day, Every Day — At Sam’s Beverage

Sam’s Beverage Place, a newly opened convenience store located at 29 Race Lane in East Hampton, will give back to teachers, first responders and active military personnel by offering them 5 percent off their purchases — from domestic and imported beers to non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, gifts and more — every Friday with a valid ID.

Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call (631) 324-7267.

An Avalanche Of Savings At Schiavoni’s

Schiavoni’s Market is making the cold a bit more bearable with a slew of “Winter Avalanche” deals.

Through March 31, the Sag Harbor market will offer 20 percent off meat, seafood and poultry on Mondays; cold cuts, salads, hot case meals, sandwiches and soups on Tuesdays; all produce on Wednesdays; and grocery, frozen and dairy items on Thursdays. And don’t forget free coffee on Fridays!

For more information, please call (631) 725-0366 or visit

Belly Up To The Bar, First Responders!

Attention police officers and first responders: Townline BBQ wants to honor you in the best way they know how.

Enjoy happy hour all day long — with a current badge or proper identification — from Thursday to Monday starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Sagaponack restaurant, located at 3593 Townline Road. Specials include $5 shots, beer and wine discounts, $6.25 garbage fries, $5.50 nachos, $6 wings and $3 warm pretzels.

For more information, please call (631) 537-2271 or visit

No Winter Doldrums At 1770 House

The 1770 House Restaurant & Inn, located at 143 Main Street in East Hampton, is serving up deals for winter.

Every Thursday, through April 19, the casual downstairs Tavern will serve dishes for $17.70, including turkey chili, chicken parmigiana-style, and fish and chips, as well as the classic burger and meatloaf — all potentially paired with $9 wine and $5 beer selections. On Sundays through Thursdays, a $35 three-course prix fixe will also be available.

Already discounted winter rates have now been reduced by another 20 percent, bringing a nightly guest room stay between $180 and $280 on weekdays, and $236 to $420 on weekends. The two-story, two-bedroom carriage house will cost $556 on weekdays and $604 on weekends.

For more information, please call (631) 324-1770 or visit

Hannah Polauf

WordHampton Brings On New Talent

Hannah Polauf is the newest member of the team at WordHampton Public Relations in East Hampton. As an account coordinator, Polauf’s duties will include assisting the account executives with daily tasks and managing various social media accounts.

In addition, Polauf — who graduated from Hampshire College last year with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications — is a key component in facilitating the annual East End and tri-annual Long Island Restaurant Weeks.

“I’m very excited to join the excellent WordHampton team and work with some of the great clients that we represent,” Polauf said. “The culinary scene in Long Island is really thriving, and I can’t wait to see what happens for the next Long Island Restaurant Week.”

“We are excited to have Hannah on our team,” Executive Vice President Nicole Castillo said. “She brings a fresh perspective to the office and she is ready to take on any task we give her.”


Suffolk Federal Appoints New Southampton Branch Manager

Vincent Hardalo is the newest manager of Suffolk Federal’s Southampton branch, located at 850 Country Road 39, and will be responsible for all branch operations, regular analysis of production and sales data, developing new business relationships in conjunction with meeting credit union goals of increased membership, and participation in local community affairs.

Haraldo, who has worked for Suffolk Federal since 2012, will also provide leadership through coaching and support of all branch personnel in order to accomplish sales and service objectives, according to a press release.

“In his five years at Suffolk Federal, Vincent has shown exemplary leadership skills and we are confident that his expertise will help to further advance the overall success of the credit union,” said Ralph D. Spencer, Jr., president and CEO of Suffolk Federal. “He provides a wealth of financial knowledge to all of our membership and we welcome the Southampton community to visit with Vincent for their financial needs.”

For more information, please call (631) 924-8000 or visit