Libraries in Southampton, Westhampton Beach and Quogue, elected leaders of which are being falsely accused in court of "animus" towards Orthodox Jews, must fight those charges and stop massive legal costs.
Mayor of Westhampton Beach and four trustees met privately last night to discuss lawsuits against the village, which is part of Southampton. Plaintiffs charge the towns with "targeting Jewish citizens" and seek damages and legal fees. No action was taken, source said.
Robert Schooling, former APCO Worldwide Americas president, has established Reservoir Communications Group in Washington to counsel clients on how to integrate brand, reputation and advocacy communications.
Southampton, Westhampton Beach and Quogue have spent $884,837 thus far fighting imposition of a Jewish religious boundary called an eruv in their areas, according to records obtained via Freedom of Information filings by this website.
The Freedom from Religion Foundation denounced yesterday’s U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that allows Orthodox Jews to escape certain prohibitions on the Sabbath in a designated area in Westhampton Beach.
Chief of staff to New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray until stepping down in November amid scrutiny of her personal life lands at Mercury as a managing director for the Omnicom-owned PR and public affairs operation.
Jim Webb, the former Virginia Democratic Senator and Navy Secretary mulling a run for the White House in 2016, has hired a political journalist as communications director for his exploratory committee.
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