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PAGE SIXTEEN LONG ISLAND TRAVELER-WATCHMAN THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1975 South Fork News Marilyn Creamer 653-6580 Quogue East Quogue Hampton Bays Southampton The Parrish Art Museum, South­ ampton, is organizing its volunteer program for the 1975-76 season. Museum volunteers serve as recep­ tionists, assist at the Museum Gift Shop, act as teaching aides for the school tour program and children’s art classes, and serve as hostesses at exhibition openings and after-concert receptions. The hours a volunteer serves are flexible and schedules are arranged according to the amount of time a volunteer wishes to donate. If you would like to join the museum’s staff of volunteers, please call 283- 2118. The Southampton School District will offer the three hour Safe Driving Course on Thursday, November 20, beginning at 6:45 p.m. in Room 111 at the Southampton High School, 141 Narrow Lane, Southampton. This course is required of all New York State residents who apply for a driver’s license. There will be a $5 fee for all participants. You must bring your permit with you. On November 21, at 8 p.m., at the Nature Study Center, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge will host an en­ lightenment program on ‘‘The Terns of Great Gull Island” . Helen Hays, of the Museum of Natural History, will present a slide program on her work with the terns on this island off Orient Point. All are invited to this ad­ mission free program. On Friday night, November 21, the East Quogue Taxpayers Association will consider the report of Art Wey* gandt and Bill Luhrs who have studied the association’s by-laws for possible revision during the past several months. If Messrs. Weygandt and Luhrs secure anticipated approv­ al of the Board of Directors, members will have an opportunity to vote on their recommendations at the meet­ ing scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. The evening’s guest speaker will be Captain Bernt Carlson of the South­ ampton Police Department. His sub­ ject will be “ Home Protection” , currently a matter of great concern. Captain Carlson will use a movie film to illustrate various approved tech­ niques. As usual, the Taxpayers invite all members of the community to this open meeting at the firehouse. Christ Our Saviour Lutheran Church will be having a special Thanksgiving Worship Service on Wednesday evening, November 26, at 8 p.m. Having the service on Wed­ nesday evening will afford people the opportunity to make necessary cook­ ing and traveling commitments on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. Christ Our Saviour Lutheran Church is located on Terrace Drive in Hampton Bays. All people from the community are cordially invited and encouraged to attend this special worship service. On December 5, at 8:30 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, is presenting ‘ ‘ An Evening of Mozart and Schumann” as the second con­ cert in its series of ‘‘All American Favorites” . The program will be performed by the Long Island Cham­ ber Ensemble under the direction of Lawrence Sobel and will include ‘‘Pictures from Fairyland for Viola and Piano Op. 13” , \Symphonic Etudes for Piano Op. 13” , both by Robert Schumann, and ‘‘Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano” by Wolf­ gang Amadeus Mozart. The concert will be conducted in the old world tradition of Vienna, music by candle­ light followed by a reception of Vienese pastries, coffee and schlag. Tickets are $4 and may be purchased at the door or in advance by con­ tacting the museum at 283-2118. Student price is $1 and free for students under 18. The Southampton Hosptial Vol­ unteer Service Holly Day sale takes place today, November 20, at the Parrish Museum Hall from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. under the chairmanship of Beatrice Gaffron of Southampton. Serving with her as chairmen of the various aspects of the sale are: Christmas table, Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Foley; books, Mrs. Emmy Halsey and Mrs. Edith Jackson; refreshments, Mr. Robinson Simonds; foods, Mrs. Mimi Woodward; handmade gifts, Mrs. Mildred McCarthy; new gifts, Mrs. Ann Payne; plants, Mrs. Mary Fletcher; white elephant items, Mrs. Evelyn Lutz; special articles, Mrs. Isabelle Weygandt and Janet Lee, and the treasurer is Mrs. Carolyn Fordham. There are also chances available that entitles the winners to a handsome handhooked rug, several outstanding paintings and other beautiful gifts now on display in the hospital coffee shop. The proceeds of the Holly Day Sale will be used for a Meditation Room in memory of our past volunteer director, the late Betty Fawcett. The Columbiettes of Southampton will hold their Annual Food and Christmas Sale on December 5 and 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Club­ house on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton. Handmade decora­ tions and articles and baked goods will be sold. The Knights of Columbus of South­ ampton will be having an “ Old Timers Night” on December 6 from 8 p.m. - ? - dancing and hors d’oeuvres. Donation is $5 per person. Members and guests are invited, at the K of C Clubhouse on Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. Alternatives Counseling Center announces its fall offering of adult classes. Interpersonal Dynamics, Mondays 7:30p.m.; Personal Growth Mondays, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.; Yoga, Wednesdays, 8 p.m.; Introductory Yoga Meditation and Philosophy, starting November 23, Sundays 7:30 p.m., free of charge. While some activity leaders charge a small fee, no one may be turned away if they are unable or unwilling to pay that fee. Call Alternatives at 283-4440 for further information. The Hampton Bays and West Unit of the Southampton Hospital Auxili­ ary held its first fund-raising event for the hospital on October 29, with a luncheon-fashion show at the Am­ bassador Inn in East Quogue. The fashion show was given by the Cubby Hole of Southampton. T H E Q R O W E R 'Buy I'hem'WhereThey Qmw! P L A I M T S F O R A L L S E A S O N S ! Good Luck Plant •Hahns Ivy. Ardl8i»(CoralBwry).Ne«ilepoinl ivy.Wix Bw>\la.Tt«drop Pwiwnta Wandeiing Jew(7\torlellM)-PlleaOepfe«sa(BabyTe»r8).GIanl Hanfllng Ba»heU-And Hundf«<toMOf«l Let US help you bring your garden indoors with some of the finest plants in New York State. Over sixty varities of hanging baskets. We grow every plant and advise on its care. Come to Jens. Wholesale inquiries welcome. J E N S _ G R E E N H O U S E S . t M A T T I T U C K 1 8 1 S O U N D A V E . ^ M A T T I T U C K . N .Y. PASTOR CHEVROLET DONATES TRUCK - Bernie Pastor, right, owner of Pastor Chevrolet, turns over the keys to a new 1975 Chevrolet truck to James S. Bachman, Principal of the Westhampton Beach High School. This truck, which was damaged in transit, has been donated to the Industrial Arts Department for disassembly and study only. Hampton Bays Water Under Study Both the quality and supply of ground water in the Hampton Bays area are in imminent danger of deterioration. These are the findings of a study of the environmental consequences of ground-water devel­ opment of the Hampton Bays Water District prepared for the Town of Southampton by Zane Spiegel, a nationally renowned ground water hydrologist. The results and text of Spiegel’s 110 page study were released this week by Southampton Town Super­ visor Theodore O. Hulse, who com­ mented that this was the first com­ prehensive study of the local ground water situation in Hampton Bays that has ever been made. Previous water studies, which indicated the ad­ visability of limiting future popula­ tion growth to perserve the town’s water supply, covered the entire town. The need for the Spiegel study became evident two years ago, Hulse said, when the Hampton Bays Water District experienced prolonged diffi­ culty with a new well it was digging. The district had been forced several years earlier to abandon one well which had become the victim of salt-water intrusion, he noted, and a second well is now subject to salt- wat6r intrusion if the water level drops below three feet above sea level for substantial periods of time. Since 1972, according to Hulse, there has been insufficient water volume and pressure during summer months in some areas of the district. In addition, residents with private wells in one area have been com­ plaining about the quality of their water. The Spiegel study was author­ ized, Hulse said, in order to obtain a complete analysis of the needs of the district and to develop an overall plan for meeting these needs in gradual stages. The basic problems in the Hamp­ ton Bays Water District are due primarily to two facts, according to Spiegel. One is that the district has the highest density of population and also the highest rate of population increase in the Town of Southamp­ ton. The other is that the district is located in the narrowest portion of the town and is divided by the Shinne- cock Canal. Among the most important recom­ mendations made by Spiegel are the installation of new wells of sufficient capacity to provide the base supply for the entire district; wide dispersal of new wells in the broader western area of the district so as to decrease the potential for salt-water invasion of both them and the existing wells; and reservation of present wells for use only during peak demand periods in order to avoid or defer salt-water invasion. A number of supplement­ ary or alternative possible actions are also outlined by Spiegel. “ If appropriate actions are not taken soon,” Spiegel concludes, “the water quality in existing wells, both public and private, can be expected to deteriorate rapidly, by intrusion of salt water from below and contamina­ tion by nitrate from above. Even if drinking water nitrate standards are not exceeded, ponds and bays will become increasingly over-nutrified, to the detriment of commercial and sport fisheries and the recreation industry.” The Spiegel study and a long-range program for the water district, which was drawn up by John P. Mahoney, a sanitary engineer, will be the subject of a public information meeting to be held by the Southampton Town Board at the Hampton Bays High School on Decembers under the sponsorship of the Hampton Bays Civic Association. Viliage Loses Gronper Fines Collection A New York State Supreme Court decision on a challenge to the group rental ordinance in Southampton Village has left the village in a quandry. The decision upheld the village’s right to restrict rentals to groups consisting of no more than five unrelated persons, with no more than two persons occupying a conventional bedroom, but it denied the village the right to collect $15,000 in fines for violations of the grouper restrictions, which the village claimed had been committed by Elaine Platt of New York City. Miss Platt had rented a large summer estate on South Main Street in 1974, and the village charged, shared the rental with from 17 to 34 unrelated persons all summer long. Since the village zoning ordinance provides for a $250 fine for violation of its group rental provisions, with each day of violation subject to an additional $250 fine, the village went to court to try to collect $15,000 in fines for 60 days of violations. In defense. Miss Platt claimed that the grouper restrictions were unconstitu­ tional, and in any event the village had no right to collect any fines. Justice David Gibbons in Nassau County ruled against Miss Platt on the first claim, citing the U.S Su­ preme Court’s decision upholding the Village of Belle Terre’s group rental ordinance. But he ruled for Miss Platt in the matter of the fines, saying the village should rely on its police powers, rather than enormous fines to enforce its zoning ordinance. Belle Terre, it appeared, had moved to evict a group of unrelated tenants, rather than to fine them. An eviction was okay, but New York State law prevents a village from prosecuting zoning violations on a daily or even a weekly basis, so the maximum fine collectible in a village, per house, for an entire summer, is $250. But Southampton Village could not collect even the $250 because the village building inspector did not have sufficient proof of the grouper violation, when he sent a courtesy notice of the violation, as required by the village zoning ordinance, but not by state law. The outcome of the whole affair may be threefold. First, according to village attorney Emil DePetris, the village trustees will undoubtedly delete the requirement for a courtesy notice from its zoning ordinance; second, the trustees will join with other village officials throughout the state in urging the state legislature to amend state laws to allow villages to recover fines on a daily or at least weekly basis, for continuing viola­ tions; and third, the village may appeal that part of Justice Gibbons’ decision which states that violation of a group- rental ordinance is one continuous inseparable offense. I t l e t s y o u c a r r y a r o u n d a l o t o f t h i n g s w i t h o u t c a r r y i n g a r o u n d a l o t o f c a r . T h « 1 9 7 6 F i a t 1 2 8 W a g o n . A ll th » n a w 1976 FIATS oro In a t Bob Roberts' M o tors a a a a A lot of car. Not a lot of money. BOB ROBERTS' MOTORS f o r m e r l y t h e I r v i n g G a r a g e HILL STREET SOUTHAMPTON 283-0253 Westhampton and Remsenburg MRS. ALBERT W. BUTT JR. 878^13. Frankenstein, the classic tale of honor by Mary Shelley, is the fall dramatic production at the West­ hampton Beach High School. The play, under the direction of Linda Rood, will be presented this Satur­ day, November 22, at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Appearing in the cast are Gregory Pownall, Bill Sousa, Peggy Stevens, Donna Hop­ son, Towney Jones, Jonathon Cent­ ner and Linda Stasiak. Adapted for the stage by Tim Kelly, the play is produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The First Presbyterian Church of East Moriches will hold its November Scotsman’s Jumble and Thrift Sale, along with a Christmas Gift Sale, in the church basement on Montauk Highway at Culver Lane on Saturday, November 22, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The November “ Take-Out-of- the-Month will be delicious home­ made breads'which can be purchased during the sale. Potunk Lodge will hold its Annual Masters Testimonial Dinner and Dance on Saturday, December 6, at Potunk Temple, vl^esthampton. Din­ ner is from 7:30 to 9 p.m. to be followed by dancing from 9 to 1 a.m. For tickets and reservations please call 878-2442. The Pa-Qua-Tuck Squaws are once again organizing a Christmas fair for the benefit of Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, held Thursday and Friday, December 4 and 5, at the Moriches Women’s Club on Lake Avenue, Center Mor­ iches. They need donations of handi­ craft and homemade items for the fair. Anyone wishing to donate may either drop off the item or items at Jonesy’s Hardware in Center Mor­ iches or call for a pickup of items, 281-3220, 878-2251 or 878-0535. The Eastport American Legion Auxiliary #1545 is holding a Christ­ mas bazaar on December 5 from 10 to 4 at the post on Main Street, Eastport. Everyone is welcome to attend. The next three hour pre-licensing driving course will be held on Mon­ day, November 24, at 7 p.m., at the Westhampton Beach High School on Lilac Road. All must pre-register in the high school office by showing your permit and paying a $3 fee. The class size is limited; if you want to be in the class, sign up now. This course OPERA COMING On November 21, Friday, the Opera Theatre on Long Island will present the “ Barber of Seville” , at the Southampton High School audi­ torium at 8 p.m. Director Roy L. King is an operatic tenor and former Assistant Artistic Director with the Memphis Opera Company. The con­ ductor is Dr. Ira Lieberman, formerly is required before you can make an appointment for a road test. For further information please call 288- 1017. Funeral services for Mrs. Henry L. (Davis of Tuthill Lane, Remsenburg, were held last week. Mrs. Davis had long been a very active worker in community projects, as a member of the DAR, the Remsenburg Garden Club, the Ladies Aid, and the Rem­ senburg Community Church. Mrs. William Keating, Shore Rd., Westhampton Beach, entertained a number of friends at cocktails on Sunday night. Mrs. Richard Bevier held a Sunday brunch at her home on Oneck Road. Oneck Road was also the scene for a Sunday night supper, hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Lewis of West­ hampton Beach. The Westhampton Garden Club is busy planning a Bicentennial Garden Flower Show for next July, chaired by Mrs. Verity O’Brien and Mrs. Kay Allardt. A preview planning meeting will be held Friday at the home of the president, Mrs. Donald Farrell. William Brainard, one of the top- ranking judges for the American Kennel Club, was a weekend guest of Mrs. S. Sloan Colt in Westhampton Beach. Harold Fountain, of Westhampton Beach is one of the exhibitors in the Guild Hall’s delightful exhibition of “ Early American Tools” , on view in East Hampton from Dec. 6 to Jan. 20, following their Christmas Show. The Kent Animal Shelter will hold its Fourth Annual Antique Fair at the Gold Crest Manor on November 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in South­ ampton. The Moriches Bay Garden Club has placed a flagpole, plus appropriate plantings at the Moriches Bay His­ torical Society, as part of their continuing project to beautify the old restoration. Plans are now being made by the busy ladies to place seasonal material in the planting boxes at Center and East Moriches and to make Christmas decorations for the Historical Society and Library. This correspondent experienced the first snowfall of the season in northern Westchester and southern Connecticut, where the a.m. temper­ atures were close to freezing last week. concert master of the Stony Brook Symphony, who has taught, perform­ ed and conducted in Virginia, Texas and New York City. Tickets may be obtained by calling the Council office at 727-8080, ext. 82, the Parrish Art Museum at AT 3-2118, or the Theatre office at 549-8955. Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for senior citizens and students. It's tim e you got the facts about heating costs on Long Island! FACT oil h e a t h a s g o n e up 17^ p e r gallon in 2 y e a r s . T h a t's 80% ■^Avg. pricei<^2 fuel. Source U.S. Journal of Commerce 8 0 - ‘ 7 9 % F A a ^ : 7 9 % of electric h e a t accounts h a v e paid $1000 o r less f o r to t a l e n e r g y p e r y e a r . (heat-light-cooking) ^Source Lilco 1000 1001- 1301- over 1300 1999__2000 See h o w y o u c o m p a r e . Add your oil bill, your electric bill, your oil seiVice contract. T h e n c a l l u s , A participating contractor w ill give you a free survey and you w ill see that... E l e c t r i c h e a t Is c o m p e t i t i v e B.J. Annabel 734-6790 D. Fogarty 298-8410 P. Burns 765-9233 R. Goodale298-4157 J. Cabaret 722-3223 C Hall 765-5681 (heat pumps only) J. Lademann 734-6126, 765-1308 e l e c t r i c h e a t Is 100% e f f i c i e n t , c l e a n a n d q u i e t .

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