Keeping Account 09.13.13

Local business news

Bagel Texting
    Hampton Bagels, just past the railroad bridge on North Main Street in East Hampton Village, has started accepting orders by text. Although a number of  vendors have invited customers to fax in orders, this may be a first. The order number for texts is 631-805-1330. Orders can be sent to the shop’s app at

Cellphones and Batteries
     Under a recently instituted New York State program, it is now possible to recycle cellphones and rechargeable batteries at several local retail shops.

     Staples and Radio Shack, both in Bridgehampton Commons, Radio Shack on Main Street in Southampton, and East Coast Power Tool Repair on County Road 39A in Southampton have been announced as accepting the devices without charge.

Gurney’s Discounts
    Gurney’s Inn in Montauk has set aside some dates for a promotion called “A September to Remember,” with discount rates starting at $199, or four overnight stays for the price of three.

    Bookings are available for Sunday, Sept. 22, to Tuesday, Sept. 24, and for Sunday, Sept. 29, to Thursday, Oct. 3.