Douglas Elliman President and CEO Dottie Herman talks to press after the company and the East End-based Douglas Elliman Hamptons Housewives team raised nearly $8,000 in much-needed funds for the Katz Institute for Women’s Health and the Cohen Children’s Medical Center by participating in the Northwell Health Walk at Jones Beach in Wantagh, New York on Sunday, May 15. Barbara Mattson, the East Hampton assistant office manager, who brought in the second largest individual donation, raised $3,750. The Bridgehampton-based Hamptons Housewives Team, which included Hamptons Marketing Operations Manager Melody Newberry and Marketing team members Sandhia Ramkhelawan and May Gilley, plus Associate Broker Ann Marie Pallister, raised $5,095, earning its place in the Top 10 fundraisers. A grand total of $287,000 was raised by those participating in the event, which was formerly the Every Woman Matters Walk.
Members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor, the union of faculty employed by the Sag Harbor School District, expressed cautious support of the proposed South Fork Commuter Connection in a survey conducted by the school district last week.
Both black-and-white photographs—the first of a house near Lake Agawam, and the second of a home along Meadow Lane—were taken in Southampton Village shortly after the Category 3 hurricane, later named “The Long Island Express,” steamrolled the East End on the afternoon of September 21, 1938.
Hurricane Nate amazed meteorologists not for its strength or size but for its speed. The storm had sustained winds of 85 mph when it arrived...