Health Beat: Bid on Beatle bash at ELIH gala

08/02/2011 8:50 AM |

• Southold Town Senior Services and Eastern Long Island Hospital, in conjunction with The Mental Health Association in Suffolk County, will present a discussion on anger management on Friday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to noon, as part of its ongoing education series. The session will be held at Southold Town Senior Services, 750 Pacific St., Mattituck. Call 298-4460.

• Mattituck-Laurel Library will host Dr. Barbara Prestano of Peconic ENT, who will conduct free hearing tests on Friday, Aug. 5, 1-3 p.m. Call 298-4134.

•  Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a food allergies training session on Friday, Aug. 5, 9 a.m. to noon. The program is ideal for professionals who work with children. There’s a $20 registration fee. Call 727-7850, ext. 355.

•  Beatles fans can bid on an opportunity to meet Sir Paul McCartney, which is part of a prize package on auction at Eastern Long Island Hospital’s Gala to be held at McCall Vineyard on Saturday, Aug. 13. Sir Paul will appear at the New York City Ballet’s Fall Gala at Lincoln Center on Sept. 22 a to debut his orchestral score for “Ocean’s Kingdom,” a Romeo and Juliet love story. Bidding starts at $5,000 for two tickets to the event, including door-to-door limousine service, a black tie reception and celebratory dinner with VIP premium seating with the program’s stars. Proceeds from the gala will benefit the ELIH emergency care unit. Call 477-5164.

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  • “Let’s say they have to fax something to a doctor’s office or to a school on behalf of their child,” she said. “The town may not want the employee to leave their post for the hour to either drive the document over, so they could continue working at their desk, and simply use the [town] fax machine to send it.”

    Hmmm… take a 5 minute break, get on the phone ( which is what we used to do back in the day), and call whom you need to call.. do what you need to do. Otherwise, conscience states that if you are at work to work.. then work, and take care of personal business either before you show up, during a lunch break, or after you punch for the day.. Commom sense goes a LONG WAY.

  • This is comical at so many levels. Use of town equipment is the least of the offenses by Mr. Rothaar. What about doing your own personal business on town hours, which we all know is evident by the audits being so far behind these last few years. Not to mention the tens of thousands of dollars being spent on auditors to do his job. And the outcome is a policy just related to using town equipment???? Not to worry, Mr. Rothaar can just avoid using office equipment to continue on his merry way and laugh at being let off the hook once again. (Roslyn anyone?) We know Sean won’t do anything to him, since he is entrenched in the Republican party. By the way, guess who is charge of the town’s IT department? Yup, it’s none other than Mr. Rothaar himself. Ah, the wisdom of putting the Accounting department in charge of IT.