Sag Harbor :Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Stop Program
Saturday, August 29
HO– USEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL STOP PROGRAM
(Stop Throwing Out Pollutants)
Sag Harbor Recycle Center Bridgehampton Turnpike
Our HHW program is partially financed with a grant from the
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
COLLECTION DAY SCHEDULE
9AM to 2PM ONLY Automotive Products
• A/C refrigerants
• auto body putty
• automobile batteries • brake fluid
• carburetor cleaners • gasoline
• oil additives
• starter fluid
• transmission fluid
• used motor oil mixed with
solvents & cleaners
Lawn & Garden Prod.
• insecticides • pesticides
• bathroom cleaners
• carpet cleaners
• drain cleaners
• driveway sealers
• dry cleaning fluids
• fluorescent bulbs
• furniture polish
• lead base paints
• oil base paints
• oven cleaners
• paint strippers
• room deodorizers
• silver polish
• spot removers
• stains and varnishes
• toilet bowl cleaners
• turpentine and thinners
• aerosol cans (containing household hazardous waste residue)
• arts and crafts supplies • asbestos (wet it down
and pack in three
• batteries: button-type
(watches, hearing aids), nickel/cadmium
• lighter fluid
• mercury (liquid)
• mercury switches
• mercury vapor lights
• photographic chemicals
• rechargeable batteries
• swimming pool chemicals
Stop and Shop takes over Waldbaums in the Hamptons
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced today that it has entered into an agreement with The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company to acquire 25 A&P stores in Greater New York for $146 million. The agreement relates to the following stores: Waldbaums in both East Hampton and Southampton, 9 in total, 14 Patohmarks and 2 A&P’s throughout New York and New Jersey
67 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY
167 Main St, Southampton, NY
905 Atlantic Ave, Baldwin NY
702 Hicksville Rd, Massapequa NY
112 15 Beach Channel Dr, Belle Harbor NY
213-215 26th Ave, Bayside NY
156 01 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach NY
85 E Park Ave, Long Beach NY
60 Wall St, Huntington NY
407 Valley St, South Orange NJ
25 Kinnelon Rd, Butler NJ
130 Wheatly Plz, Greenvale NY
134-40 Springfield Blvd, Springfield Gardens NY
625 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn NY
3106 Farrington St, Flushing NY
4055 Merrick Rd, Seaford NY
92 10 Atlantic Ave, Ozone Park, NY
460 Franklin Ave, Franklin Square NY
2965 Cropsey Ave, Brooklyn NY
2136 Bartow Ave, Bronx NY
961 E 174th St, Bronx NY
1720 E Chester Rd, Bronx NY
1351 Forest Ave, Staten Island NY
195 N Bedford Rod, Mount Kisco NY
400 Demarest Ave, Closter NJ
The agreement is subject to further terms and conditions set forth therein and subject to court approval in A&P’s bankruptcy case filed on July 19, 2015, which include the potential of a subsequent auction under which other higher bid or bids could be received and accepted by A&P for these stores. The agreement is also conditioned on regulatory requirements, including expiration of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.
“Stop & Shop is always looking for convenient locations to better serve our customers,” said Don Sussman, Stop & Shop’s New York Metro Division President. “We are very happy to have the opportunity to expand our presence in greater New York and serve new customers. We look forward to providing customers with delivering unmatched selection, quality and value that they have come to expect from Stop & Shop.”
Upon completion of the transaction, Stop & Shop plans to convert these Waldbaum’s, Pathmark and A&P stores into Stop & Shop stores. Additional details regarding the conversions will be announced at a later date. The sale is currently expected to close within the second half of 2015.
To learn more about Stop & Shop, visit www.stopandshop.com or www.facebook.com/stopandshop.
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Questions for School Board Candidates
The School Board Vote is quickly approaching….MAY 19 is the Annual Budget Vote and School Board Election.
What are the Responsibilities of a Board Member
Schoolchildren should always their ultimate focus, school board members act officially at the board table, working with other board members to serve students and accomplish the following:
Create a shared vision for the future of education
Set the direction of the school district to achieve the highest student performance
Provide rigorous accountability for student achievement results
Develop a budget and present it to the community, aligning district resources to improve achievement
Support a healthy school district culture for work and learning
Create strategic partnerships with the community stakeholders
Build the district’s progress through continuous improvement
Adopt and maintain current policies
Hire and evaluate the superintendent
Ratify collective bargaining agreements
Maintain strong ethical standards
Characteristics of a Board Member
The following are attributes that all effective board members should possess.
Effective Communicator: Can describe what he or she wants and describe what others want; a good listener
Consensus Builder: Capable of working toward decisions that all can support and willing to compromise to achieve goals
Community Participant: Enjoys meeting a variety of people, can identify the community’s key communicators and reaches out to the community
Decision Maker: Is comfortable making decisions and can support group decision-making
Information Processor: Can organize priorities and schedules to handle large amounts of verbal and written information
Leader: Willing to take risks, be supportive of board colleagues, district staff and community
Team Player: Helps promote the board’s vision and goals
HERE IS A LIST OF SOME QUESTIONS TO ASK CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR THE BOARD.
What motivates you to want to become a board member?
What attributes are essential for successful school board members?
What do you see as the board’s roles and responsibilities?
What role does policy play/have in the functioning of the board?
Do you have sufficient time/energy to devote to this position?
How would you handle the requests, if approached, by an individual? Special interest groups?
What qualities, behaviors should board members exhibit?
What is your vision for education in this community?
Do you understand the role of the superintendent? Describe the superintendent’s role.
Do board members/the board have a role in the day-to-day operation of the district?Can you/should you support a board decision that you were not in favor of?
What do you see as the primary work of the board?
What kind of relationship should a district/the board have with its community? With its parents and families?
How can a board know if its goals are being accomplished and its policies carried out?
Who should set the rules governing board procedures, methods and behavior? Who should enforce them?
With one or two meetings a month, all school boards are limited in what they can do. How does/should the board decide what’s most important?
How can the board be accessible to your community?
What responsibilities do board members have regarding advocacy?
What are the leadership responsibilities of school board members?
What are the current challenges facing education/school boards?
What is the most important responsibility of a school board?
What is the public relations role of a school board?
If the candidate is unable to answer many of these questions, then you might need to re-evaluate supporting them for a BOE Member.
REMEMBER EVERY VOTE COUNTS SO REMEMBER TO VOTE ON MAY 19TH 2015
Hamptons: Studio 89 celebrates 6 years
I was sitting in Golden Pear having a cup of coffee and Rich Decker walks in dressed in workout attire to have breakfast. I started talking to him and asked what was new at Studio 89, he told me that he was celebrating his 6th year anniversary in April. It seems like it was just yesterday that he opened Studio 89, I was happy to hear this. I have a friend who lost over 100 pounds with Rich and his team, and has kept it off for nearly 3 years. Studio 89 is not just about loosing weight but developing a way of life.
Studio 89 is a boutique Private fitness facility, it is not a gym, you will not find machine-based workouts- the emphasis at Studio 89 is that you are the Machine. The focus is on Core, Agility, Flexibility, Strength Suspension and Gravity Training to give you The Ultimate One-on-One Training Experience. Your workouts are personalized to match your goals, and those who have worked out with Rich love his approach to training.
By using suspension, gravity, resistance and strength training without machines, your body actually becomes the machine. Rich Decker says.. “With all of our training techniques your core is engaged for every movement while you target every muscle in your body. You’ll work more efficiently yielding better results, faster.”
April 2015 will be Studio 89, 6th year anniversary and to CELEBRATE they are offering unlimited classes for just a dollar a day $365/annually.
Classes include: JustAbs, TRX, Spin, Power Pump, Power Sculpt, Stretch Core, Gentle Yoga, Les Milles Body Pump, Body Combat and Body Flow.
The spin classes are not for the masses, it is just you and 15 other cyclist moving and jamming to some great music. No need to bring shoes, they provide shoes & weights. The instructor has an opportunity to give you personal attention. This is how many of their classes are, small groups and individual instruction. If you are really focusing on training then Studio 89 is for you.
Now through April 30th all registries will be ENTERED TO WIN 2 FREE TRAINING SESSIONS with Rich Decker!!!! ($300 value)
They offer a wide variety of One on One training tools including BodyWedge21,(invented by Studio 89 founder Rich Decker) Bosu’s half ball, Weighted Med Balls, Swiss Balls, Slide Board, Jump Ropes, Exer Tubes, Stability Discs, Boxing, Free Weights, Octane Ellipticals, Cybex Treadmills, Cybex Recumbent Bike , TRX Suspension System, and The EFI Gravity System. Rich Decker says “All our tools require your body to be The Machine and ensure that you stabilize every move with your core.”
Studio 89 is located @ Clay Pit Rd is off of Bridgehampton Turnpike
right at Estia’s Restaurant onto Clay Pit Rd.
Outdoor will open as soon as there is a break in the weather.