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Southold News: Students of the month announced

School’s almost out, temperatures are rising and traffic is rough on the weekends. Woo-hoo! Remember to leave a little earlier and take a deep breath. You’ll get there in one piece with some patience.

Celebrating birthdays are Kaylan DiSalvo on June 18; Sarah Manfredi on June 24; Jean Quarty on June 25; Jacob Boivin and our daughter Sam on June 26; Heather MacArthur on June 28; and Colleen Clark on June 29. Enjoy your special day! 

Belated anniversary wishes go out to Clem and Cornelia Charnews, who celebrated 66 years of marriage June 6! Brian and Jennifer Becker’s fourth anniversary is coming up June 26.

Southold High School students of the month for May are Emma Alvarez and Heather Jarvis, art; Leah Baxendale and Sarah Perry, business education; Sean Conway, math; Margaret Naleski, culinary arts; Aidan Vandenburgh and Jenny Pressler, English; and Angela Bucci, physical education.

Middle school students of the month for May are Marie Mullen and Emily Russell, art; Kenny Latham, physical education; YaoYao Reilly, ESL; Leif Wood and Emma Whittington-Quarty, math; and Jaedon Glasstein, home and career skills.

The recent Hands-Only CPR training for Southold students conducted by the Southold Fire Department and the American Heart Association Training Center was a huge success. Special thanks go to the following for making that possible: Mr. Gamberg, Mr. Galati, school board members, Mr. Brostowski, Mr. Ellis, Mrs. Rinaudo, Mr. Digirolomo, Susan Beach, Karen Byrnes, Chief Goldsmith, Mike Goscinski, Roland Grant, Jane Greenko, Chris Manfredi, Renee Phelps, Terry Pontino, Laura Rutkowski, Michelle Salmon, David Surozenski and Randy Wells.

The Southold Mothers’ Club will hold a yard sale Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2095 Elijah’s Lane in Mattituck. Rain date is June 28. If you have items to donate or would like to help out, contact Morgan at [email protected]. Clothes, toys, baby gear and much more will be available. Come on down!

The Southold Village Merchants invite the community to the 18th annual Fourth of July Parade at noon on Saturday, July 4, along Main Road in Southold. Children riding bicycles in the parade should line up on Hobart Road at 11:45 a.m.

The Southold Historical Society presents an exhibit entitled “Then & Now,” which juxtaposes historic paintings of the North Fork with contemporary depictions of similar or identical scenes. It opens Saturday, July 11, in the Mayne Gallery at the Ann Currie-Bell House on Main Road in Southold. The contemporary works will be for sale, with 25 percent of the proceeds going to the society. The show runs through Oct. 11.

SHS Class of 1983 members will celebrate their 50th birthdays Saturday, July 18, at Sophie’s starting at 7 p.m. To attend, RSVP by July 10 by sending a check for $20, payable to Rose Anasagasti, to Rose at 360 Jasmine Lane, Southold, NY 11971. Spouses/significant others are welcome. A tent, tunes, light fare and reduced-price drinks, along with lots of fun and reminiscing, are covered by this payment. For more details, email Rose at [email protected] or call Diane Stulsky Davie at 607-563-9799.

The Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary’s Southold West Branch will hold a “Ladies Day on the Links” golf outing Monday, July, 20, at Island’s End in Greenport. Tee time is 9 a.m.; a buffet lunch with cash bar, fun prizes and a 50/50 raffle will follow. Robert’s Jewelers is sponsoring a $15,000 hole-in-one prize. The entry fee is $125. Tee sign sponsorships are $25. The event is limited to 72 golfers; register by July 15. Call Barbara Koch (477-0975) or Bill Fish (477-0777).

My next deadline is June 28 at noon. Please get me your information the earlier the better.

The SHS Class of 2015, which graduates June 27, has a special place in our hearts. I want to thank the 20 students who took the time to share how their siblings shaped who they are today by applying for the Jimmy Koslosky Memorial Scholarship. Congratulations to all the graduates! Oh, the places you’ll go! Just remember the road home and where you came from.

Contact Southold columnist Tina Koslosky at [email protected] or 631-765-2774.