Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki, center, receives a plaque honoring the force for its work combatting the opioid crisis at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons’ Blue Dream Summer Gala on Saturday, August 25 from event co-hair Bruce Mosler, right, as co-chair John Catsimatidis looks on. The church donated $100,000 to the force to fight opioid addiction and $100,000 as well to the Nature Conservancy for its land preservation efforts, according to Father Alexander Karloutsos. The plaque Chief Skrynecki received reads, “Presented to the Southampton Town Police for their service in protecting the citizens of the Hamptons from the opioid crisis and for putting their lives in harm’s way to safeguard our American Way of Life.”
The new film “Shirley” is about the acerbic and moody writer Shirley Jackson. Though it is set in the early 1950s in the college town of Bennington, Vermont, you could say it was a walk in the woods of Sag Harbor that inspired it all.
While we are not yet able to resume our usual live music going habits, this weekend there will be something of a melodic respite thanks to the Sag Harbor American Music Festival and All For The East End, known as AFTEE, who are teaming up to present “Best Jams,” a virtual special featuring local musicians.