Aquebogue-Jamesport Column

Congratulations to Aquebogue School’s students of the week for January. Kindergarten: Daniel Roman-Pablo, Megan Kenny, Makayla Pinckney, Anna Lagnena, Olivia Mills, Jacob Griffiths, Michael Lodi, Andy Morales-Llamas, Alexander Niewiadomski, Ava Meras, Conrad Hoenig. First grade: Jacob Wald, Jacob Krawczyk, Evelin Elizalde, Joseph Minnick, Adolfo Jeronimo, Adonay Leon, Wilmer Salazar-Salazar, Ryan Scharpf, Kailyn Frank, Jayden Kayte, Chelsea Antonio, Joshua Cardenas-Castaneda, Jayden Labial, Kevin Zheng, Mishell Garcia, Freddy Espana, Abigail Heck, Riley Oak, Kyle Ruschin. Second grade: Monica Silva, Alfredo Chitay, Brianna Curtis, Carolina Marin, Jack Bazarewski, Curtis Spruill, Mahogony Parker, Kaitlyn Gomez, Wilfredo Bonilla-Padilla, Owen Sandoval, Daniel Squires, Ginaya Ferebee, TayShaun Hawkins, Shaiesha Pittman-Cobb, Jacob Stamile, Donna Valdez-Alejandro, De’Vaughn Latney, Katy Donohue, Tiajah Brown, Dayana Cabrera-Pacho. Third grade: Kate Foley, Nicholas Belvedere, Nathaniel Bollermann, Ashley Colagrande, Amber Wald, Kiernan O’Connell, Anthony DeLisa, Evan Maaiki, Julia Jackson. Fourth grade: Casey Dunbar, Lauren Kenny, Jonathan Pablo-Perez, Gage Milowski, Zachary White, Amanda Lewin, Matthew Pittman, Taylor Normandin, Tucker Woychuk, Juliana Gallo, Denis Calle-Ortega, Quintel Mason, Robbie Miller, Jade Escobar.

Calling all writers! The Spiritual Renewal Center at First Parish Church has a writer’s page on their website at Each month they publish writing samples on their website and send them to all their email recipients! If you would like to submit prose or poetry for their writer’s page, send your submission to Lisa at [email protected].

First Parish Church is continuing to collect canned, jarred and boxed food to fill our community’s food pantries. If you’d like to help out, you can drop off your food items at the church on Sundays between 10:30 a.m. and noon. There will be baskets set up inside the foyer located on the east side entrance of the church for the collection. For more information, call Pastor Dianne Rodriguez at 631-608-3827 or email her at [email protected].

Wednesday nights at the Grange have begun again during the month of February. The series is about organic horticulture made simple for beginners and established gardeners. All lectures, hosted by Jeff Frank of The Nature Lyceum (, are held at the Grange on Sound Avenue and Church Lane in Northville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Shows/lectures start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call Jeff at 631-288-8528 or email him at [email protected].

There may be a few tickets still available for the Brady Rymer concert on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children and free for ages 2 and under. Inquire at Duffy’s Deli or call Pat at 909-3744 for more information.

Call Living Water Church at 722-4969 to reserve tickets for their Valentine’s dinner dance on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person or $60 per couple. All donations go to support the youth program.

Thank you for the encouragement and prayers for Johanna. It does help! As we give her time to heal, we thank God for each new day. Have a beautiful week!