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Jun 8, 2015 10:54 AMPublication: The Southampton Press

East Quogue Community Notes, June 11

Jun 8, 2015 12:48 PM

Here’s the news that you have all been eagerly awaiting.The much-anticipated and always enjoyable East Quogue Village Green Summer Concert Series will kick off its 2015 season on Tuesday, June 30, with a performance by Badlands, a tribute band that performs the music of Bruce Springsteen. The show starts at 6:45 p.m. and all are welcome to this free performance.

The remaining concerts will begin at 7 p.m. every Tuesday in July. Keep checking back here for the list of performers as I will be listing them at the bottom of my column, under “On The Calendar,” each week. So please stay tuned!

The concerts are sponsored by the East Quogue Civic Association, the East Quogue Chamber of Commerce and Southampton Town. Bring along a blanket and some bug spray.

Next an update about all of the exciting happenings that will be taking place on East Quogue Day—Saturday, July 11.

The members of our East Quogue Historical Society are planning a very special walking tour for our hamlet’s part in the upcoming celebration of the 375th anniversary of Southampton Town. The interesting and informative tour will feature some of the oldest homes and buildings in our hamlet. So, don’t forget to mark your iCalendars for the big day!

Switching gears for a moment, I’d like to note that the awesome emails about the accomplishments of our amazing East Quogue scholars just keep rolling in.

The East Quogue Civic Association has named Arianna Cascone-Riemma as this year’s recipient of its annual academic scholarship award. The Westhampton Beach High School senior, who ranks first in her graduating class and has been chosen as class valedictorian, received $500. Congratulations, Arianna!

Kathryn Kuroski was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations from York College of Pennsylvania in a commencement ceremony held on the main campus of the college on May 16. Katie is now back home on Central Avenue with her proud parents, Mona and Rob.

Abby McLaughlin received a Bachelor of Science degree from Providence College in a ceremony that was held at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center on May 17. The commencement ceremony was the 97th at the Rhode Island Catholic college.

Kelly Crowley earned a Master of Science degree, with a major in occupational therapy, from The University of Scranton. She received a post-baccalaureate degree in a commencement ceremony held at the campus on May 30.

Lauren Seychell received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing also from The University of Scranton. Commencement ceremonies were held on May 31 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania.

And last but certainly not least, Garrett Benham was named to the president’s list at James Madison University. Garrett, a senior, is majoring in health sciences at the Virginia college.

Congratulations to all for a job very well done!

On The Calendar

Tuesday, June 16: The East Quogue Elementary School Board of Education meets at 7:15 p.m. in the cafetorium of the school on Central Avenue.

Monday, June 22: Hampton Bays Civic Association monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at the Southampton Town Community Center located at 25 Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays. “Downtown Good Ground: Pieces of our Past” is the main topic of discussion. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.

Wednesday, June 24: Michelangelo Lodge 2451, Order Sons of Italy in America, hosts its annual Lobster Fest at 5 p.m. at Dockers Waterside Marina and Restaurant located at 94 Dune Road in East Quogue. Tickets are $45 each and proceeds benefit the group’s scholarship fund, as well as local charities. For reservations, call Annette at (631) 728-3379 or Diane at (631) 728-0462.

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Yea, I'm so glad the summer concerts in EQ will be held!
By crusader (391), East Quogue on Jun 10, 15 11:26 AM