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Happy Wednesday, people of southampton! Diane Witek here with everything you need to know in town today.
First, today’s weather:
Windy with sun and clouds. High: 55, low: 38.
Here are the top stories today in Southampton:
- The Town of Southampton has announced “Operation Medicine Cabinet.” Instead of flushing your old prescription drugs and polluting our delicate waterways, the SOuthampton Town Police Department will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, from 10 am to 2 pm. Mark your calendar! (Facebook)
- Race bibs are arriving for the Paul Koster Memorial Benefit! Did you sign up yet? Sign up today and start your Virtual 5k Run/Walk on May 1. Click the link in our bio to register-you must be registered prior to May 1. (Facebook)
- Temple Israel will commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 27with a program featuring speaker Felice Katz, the daughter of Holocaust survivor. Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising on April 19, 1943. The event starts at the library at 5:30 pm (RiverheadLOCAL)
- To help save lives, some restaurant and bar owners are putting fentanyl testing strips in bathrooms. Fentanyl testing strips are becoming more common in bars, restaurants and venues across the country to combat fentanyl overdose. (patch)
Today in Southampton:
- Grades 3-8 NYS Math Assessments — Tuckahoe Common School District. (all day)
- Discovery Club: Life on Other Planets. (4:30pm)
- Teen Views on the News (TV-ON) — Town of Southampton Youth Bureau. (6:30pm)
- Special BOE Meeting — ESBOCES Budget/Board Election. (6:30pm)
From my notebook:
- Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation: ⏳”Countdown to our Kitten Shower! Help us be prepared for #kitten season. We are in need of Purina kitten chow, Fancyfeast canned kitten food, #KMR kitten liquid formula. 😻 You can help by shopping directly off our Amazon Kitten Registry. ” (Facebook) (website)
- Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation: 🚨”Found stray cat in Flanders on Suffolk Avenue. Safe at SASF. Please call 631-728-7387 ext. 221 with any information.” (Facebook) (website)
- Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation: “Meet 𝗔𝗯𝘂! 𝗔𝗯𝘂 is a handsome mixed breed dog who weighs 40 pounds. We recently rescued him and three others from a bad situation in Mexico. He’s happy to be safe and sound at our shelter but would love a forever home.” (Facebook) (website)
- Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation: 🚨”Found dog. Stray dog found on Henry Road and County Road 39 Southampton. Safe at SASF, please call 631-728-7387 with any info.” (Facebook) (website)
- Long Island Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence: “LICADD’s Substance Use Hotline is still operating 24/7. Clinicians are available to make treatment referrals, provide information about how to stay safe and stay safe during the holidays!” (Facebook) (website)
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- “The Producers.” (May 12)
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That’s it for today. See you all tomorrow morning for another update!
— Diane Witek
About me: Impassioned Writer, Website Designer, Social Media Marketer and newly proclaimed Baker. Lover of nature and animals of all kinds.