Members of the Hampton Bays High School Class of 2019 toss their mortarboards into the air at the conclusion of their graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 26. Students listened to speeches from class president Midori Villacorta, as well as valedictorian Christina Coulton, seen with Superintendent Lars Simonsen. The keynote address was given by Hampton Bays alumna Jenn Garvey, the Long Island Development Manager for Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind. Salutatorian Ava Bianchi, also addressed the gathering, and the school band and chorus performed.
There will be a public sale of the works of artist Beryl Bernay-Kossovskaya on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, from 10 AM to 4 PM at 18 Neck Path in East Hampton. Many of the diverse selection of paintings and photographs by the long-time Springs resident were inspired by her United Nations foreign correspondent assignments. Other works reflect her love of the area’s light and ambience, while some included pen-and-ink sketches of Paris, New York City, and her 1940s fashion designs.