Westhampton Library trustees wrangled with citizens for an hour and 45 minutes last night on the issue of having an elected board. Karen Andrews, VP and trustee for 12 years, quit without explanation and walked out of the room.
The wave of terrorist attacks that left nearly 130 dead across Paris Friday night has shifted the political conversation in the U.S. and our cast of Presidential hopefuls are now scrambling to refine and recalibrate their messages.
Richard Zuckerman, former chair of the NY State Bar Assn. Labor & Employment Law Section, will confer with the Westhampton Library board at a special closed meeting Nov. 16 in advance of the public meeting Nov. 18.
Students in 110 locations, 90 cities and 34 states are taking part in the “Million Student March” today that seeks tuition-free college educations, cancellation of all student debt, and $15 hourly wage for campus employers.
The Westhampton Library board, shorn of three of its five members, has struck back in a letter to the Southampton Press Nov. 5 saying it has been "vilified" in print and open meetings by “radicals” telling "half-truths and lies."
A monumental decision that was barefaced in its political motivations, President Obama today announced that the State Department has rejected TransCanada Corp.’s seven-year bid to build its controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, a project that represented the most divisive environmental battle in a generation.
The Westhampton board doesn’t hold press conferences but it can’t escape reporters during the “Public” part of monthly meeting. One issue tonight is last week’s appointment of Tom Moore, husband of Mayor Maria Moore, as library president.
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.
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