Stu Loeser & Co., ranked No. 15 on the 2014 "Power PR Firm" list of the New York Observer, is handling PR for Best Market, non-union chain that is buying Waldbaum’s of Westhampton. Employees are asking residents not to patronize the store if it remains non-union.
The citizen revolt against officials in Westhampton has brought some victories including the resignation of three of the five library trustees and the switch of meetings to nighttime. Emails of the trustees are to be provided.
Three trustees of the Westhampton Library board, including president Joan Levan, bowed to public opinion today by resigning from the board. Their replacements were criticized on the ground they were not democratically elected.
Westhampton citizens, angered by the last-minute cancellation of the Oct. 14 library board meeting as well as refusal of the board to hold meetings at night and convert to an elected board, will present their case to the board tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.
Best Yet Market, which is buying the bankrupt Waldbaum’s in Westhampton, will close it for months for renovation, possibly as early as mid-November. Nearest markets are 11, 16 and 17 miles away round-trip.
After watching many hours of the Benghazi committee question Hillary Clinton yesterday, there are several lessons learned that should be used in client media training, regardless of your political leanings.
This is an open email to CEO Richard Smith of Realogy Holdings Corp., parent of the Corcoran Group, which seeks to win his attention to efforts of citizens of Westhampton Beach to bring about needed reforms to the Westhampton Library, on whose board Corcoran agent Karen Andrews sits.
“Residents for a Free Westhampton Free Library” have created a website aimed at wresting control from a self-appointed board. Citizens are urged to sign a petition and attend the Oct. 30 board meeting.
Carson is drawing support and interest for his blunt speaking and calm public expression. But his suggestion that armed Jews in Germany and elsewhere in Europe could have stopped the Holocaust raised a red flag.
The latest crisis to hit Westhampton Beach—the possible closing of its only supermarket—has landed squarely at the feet of the administration of Mayor Maria Moore. As usual, Moore and the four trustees have opted to do nothing.
Employees of the Waldbaum’s supermarket in Westhampton Beach, told they will lose their jobs, are asking fellow citizens to boycott the Best Yet Market chain that is on the verge of taking over the store.
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