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 Hampton Ballet Theatre School's 11th year of children’s dance classes began Monday, September 10, under the artistic direction of Sara Jo Strickland.
The “Summer Finale” exhibit at the Water Mill Museum acted as a call for their best work, and a third of the group pulled from both this past winter’s challenge and their archive to deliver — showing paintings, prints and drawings for the fourth year in a row.
The upcoming performance of “Don Giovanni in New York” at Bay Street Theater will re-enact the events leading up to New York’s first Italian opera, while mirroring Da Ponte’s passion to spread opera in the New World.