On Saturday, March 30, at the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery on Fort Pond Road in Montauk, John “Barley” Dunne, the town’s director of aquaculture, bay management specialist, and hatchery manager spoke about shellfish. He also conducted a tour of the facility and confirmed that the hatchery plans to move to new quarters on Gann Road in Springs.
The Riverhead Peacemakers will receive the “United for Kindness” award from PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center on May 22.The Riverhead Peacemakers are a fourth grade student-led anti-bullying movement started by Morgan Dunn, now in ninth grade, when she was at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School. The Peacemakers in both schools meet with Shannon Kutner, Riverhead Community Awareness Program’s elementary school social worker, during recess to discuss ways to prevent and reduce bullying in their schools. In January, the students assisted their schools by organizing student and staff participation in the Great Kindness Challenge, as well as other activities.