Ross School ninth grader Maya Teixeira won the Southampton Town Youth Bureau’s Sixth Annual Hamptons Got Talent competition, which was held on Saturday, April 6 in the Hampton Bays High School auditorium. Maya sang “She Used to Be Mine” from “Waitress: The Musical” and “One and Only” by Adele. Southampton Intermediate School sixth grader Emma Suhr placed second in the competition with her performance of “Requiem” from “Dear Evan Hansen” and “Alex Predator” from “Mean Girls.” Road Trip Band, featuring Nick Corredor, Joshua Pasca, Andre Bianchi — all from Hampton Bays High School — and Jacob Nitti, from Riverhead High School, placed third with their renditions of “Kid Charlemange” by Steely Dan and “She’s Not There” by the Zombie. Sisters Jaeda and Akasha Grant, from the Bridgehampton School, took home the People’s Choice Award for their performance of “All I Want” by Kodaline.
Lovers of the season will appreciate the Southampton History Museum’s upcoming Holiday Party. Titled “Hearthside Cheer: Designer Tree Auction,” the party is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. The festive evening at the Rogers Mansion, which was built during Southampton’s Gilded Age, will include food, drinks, music, and a designer tree auction.
Members of Sag Harbor’s Civil Service Union and eight additional employees will receive annual base pay hikes plus 3-percent raises for three years of a new five-year agreement that the Village Board of Trustees approved on Tuesday. For two of those years, salaries will rise by 3 percent but without the base-pay hike.