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Wed., May 20, 2015
Hampton Library Mulls Need for Existence
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

steve denningAn article headlined "Do We Need Libraries?" was on the agenda of the May 16 Quogue Library board meeting. "Who needs a library when it is possible, without even getting out of bed, to read almost any book or article that has ever been published?" the article began.

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Tue., May 19, 2015
Bengel Drives to Stratacomm
By Kevin McCauley
 

bengelJacqueline Bengel has joined Stratacomm as VP in its Washington office to handle integrated planning and strategies.

 
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Tue., May 19, 2015
Westhampton Deserts Hampton Towns in Eruv Battle
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

westhamptonWesthampton Beach has disavowed any opposition to erection of a Jewish religious boundary -- splitting from Southampton and Quogue which continue the battle.

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Mon., May 18, 2015
Transcript of civil cause for status conference before Honorable A. Kathleen Tomlinson; Feb. 26, 2015; Central Islip
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Transcript of civil cause for status conference before Honorable A. Kathleen Tomlinson; Feb. 26, 2015; Central Islip
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Fri., May 15, 2015
Southampton Raps Eruv Battle as Costly, Wasteful
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

Maureen LiccioneSouthampton has accused the East End Eruv Assn. of saddling the town with “exorbitant” costs in the town’s efforts to block erection of a Jewish religious boundary. A state ruling could end the entire action, SH claims.

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Wed., May 13, 2015
GOP Operative to Levick
By Kevin McCauley
 
hans klingerHans Klinger, who was chief of staff to House Committee on Homeland Security chairman Michael McCaul, has joined Levick.
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Wed., May 13, 2015
NY Times Vet Wyatt Rolls to Sphere in DC
By Greg Hazley
 
ed wyattEdward Wyatt, a 20-year reporter for the New York Times in Washington, D.C., has landed at Sphere Consulting in the capital as a senior VP in its public policy research and intelligence unit.
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Tue., May 12, 2015
Jeb Bush Snags Boehner PR Aide
By Greg Hazley
 
right to riseMichael Steel, press secretary to House Speaker John Boehner, is moving to Jeb Bush's Right to Rise Policy Solutions PAC.
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Thu., May 7, 2015
NYT's Nicholas Confessore Focuses on Hillary Clinton
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

nicholas confessoreNicholas Confessore, son of Quogue Library president Lynda Confessore, has emerged as a key New York Times reporter focusing on the Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton.

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Wed., May 6, 2015
Davenport Heads Alpaytac DC Push
By Greg Hazley
 
rory davenportAlpaytac, the Chicago-based firm that works with Turkey's Washington embassy, has named Ogilvy alum Rory Davenport to manage its DC outpost.
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Sun., May 3, 2015
Slow Pace of Hamptons Eruv Litigation Worries Federal Judge
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

Kathleen TomlinsonJudge Kathleen Tomlinson, who is presiding over the dispute about the proposed eruv Jewish religious boundary in the Hamptons, expressed dismay at a hearing Feb. 26 that the five-year old battle may have years to go.

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Thu., Apr. 30, 2015
Dewey Square's Baker Joins Team Clinton
By Kevin McCauley
 
Charlie BakerCharlie Baker, a founding partner of Dewey Square Group PA/Democratic political strategy shop and Boston politco, will join Hillary Clinton's campaign as chief administrative officer.
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Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
Kozberg Takes Communications Reins at Legacy
By Greg Hazley
 
lindsey kozbergLindsey Kozberg, who led external affairs for RAND Corp., has moved to anti-smoking campaign Legacy in Washington as its first chief communications officer.
Category: Public Affairs
Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
Indiana Gov Replaces Comms Director with Koch Exec
By Greg Hazley
 
matt lloydIndiana Gov. Mike Pence has brought in Koch Industries PR exec, Matt Lloyd, following the resignation of Christy Denault earlier this month.
Category: Public Affairs
Fri., Apr. 17, 2015
Indiana Governor's Communications Director Quits
By Greg Hazley
 
christy denaultChristy Denault, communications director for embattled Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, has resigned to spend more time with her young children.
Category: Public Affairs
Thu., Apr. 16, 2015
Minneapolis Schools PR Chief to Tunheim
By Greg Hazley
 
stan alleyneStan Alleyne, chief communications officer of Minneapolis Public Schools, has joined Tunheim in Minneapolis to lead its education and non-profit business.
Category: Public Affairs
Fri., Apr. 10, 2015
CDC to Review Huge Anti-Tobacco Campaign
By Greg Hazley
 
smokeThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is preparing a review of its multimillion-dollar anti-tobacco campaign.
Category: Public Affairs
Thu., Apr. 9, 2015
Glover Park Picks Preston
By Kevin McCauley
 

tod prestonGlover Park Group has hired Tod Preston for a senior VP post to handle national security, foreign policy and international development matters.

 
Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Apr. 7, 2015
Former Kansas Congressman Joins O'Neill
By Kevin McCauley
 
todd-tiahrtTodd Tiahrt, the former Kansas Republican Congressman, is joining Democratic-heavy O'Neill & Assocs., according to the Boston Globe.
Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Apr. 7, 2015
Nat'l Guard Spokeswoman Gets $480K in Whistleblower Suit
By Greg Hazley
 
grabowskiMary Therese Grabowski, former director of public affairs for the Georgia National Guard, has settled a whistleblower suit against the Guard for a reported $480K.
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