Westhampton-Hampton Bays Patch is not just about news, it is also a community hub where readers can share information, including events, yard sales, fundraisers, and other announcements, such as call outs for volunteers, congratulatory notes on births and marriages, and information on lost and adoptable pets.
The following is a round-up of announcements that were posted by readers during the week of Jan. 28. And if you want to post an announcement, feel free to click here to let everyone know what's happening.
1. Tips for Protecting Gardens from Groundhogs this Groundhog Day
The Humane Society of the United States is encouraging people to celebrate the day by learning more about our wild neighbors and ways to peacefully coexist.
2. Event Preview: Polar Plunge To Benefit Maureen's Haven
Tara M. Murphy said that on Feb. 9, Maureen’s Haven will host its 6THAnnual Polar Plunge in Southold at The Wharf House at Founders Landing, located on Terry Lane & Hobart Avenue, Southold.
3. FEMA Extends Sandy Registration Deadline to Feb. 27
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 30-day extension for survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. The new registration deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York is Feb. 27.
4. South Fork Relay for Life Date Set
Adrianna Gibaldi posted that the South Fork Relay for Life is being held on May 31 starting at 6 p.m. to June 1 at 6:30 a.m.
5. Senator LaValle: Don't Forget STAR Deadline
Ken LaValle posted that the deadline for New York State’s School Tax Relief Program (STAR) is March 1.
6. 2 Littermates Kittens For Adoption
Sharon Ippolito posted that Clyde and Christie, 10-month-old littermates are looking for a home.
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