Tom House, right, is an English teacher at the Bridgehampton School who got a group of students involved in planning the vigil held Tuesday to remember the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando. The students are pictured here holding the banner they made earlier in the day on Tuesday.
Morgan McGivern photos
People came to Bridgehampton from all over the South Fork on Tuesday to call for less hate and more love in society. The crowd numbered nearly 100 people as it paused in front of the Hampton Library with a banner that read, "Standing on the side of love."
Clergy members from various houses of worship, including the Rev. Karen Ann Campbell of Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor, left, and the Rev. Kimberly Quinn Johnson of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton, right, came to the vigil and led the participants in a moment of silence.
During Montauk's Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, wreaths will be tossed in the water in memory of people who died during the past year, including The Star's own Russell Drumm.
Children boarded a school bus near the Inn at East Hampton.
Protesters came out in force two years ago when the owners of the East Deck announced plans for a private beach club with its own restaurant and below-grade parking on the property. Now it’s being demolished to make room for four house lots.