Between Main Street and Newtown Lane, more than a dozen businesses had empty storefronts. Such shuttered businesses, when strung together and nestled side-by side, echoed an eerie quiet during an otherwise festive and frenzied time of the year.
As work continues on the Army Corps of Engineers’ seawall along the downtown Montauk shore, the beach has been transformed as large sand-filled geotextile bags are piled up to make what is meant to become a 15-foot-tall, 3,100-foot-long impediment to ocean flooding during storms.
Thomas Gilbert Jr. of New York and Wainscott, who is accused of murdering his father in Manhattan in January, is mentally competent to stand trial, New York State Supreme Court Justice Melissa C. Jackson ruled Monday.
Sean P. Ludwick, who is accused of being drunk when he crashed his Porsche in Noyac on Aug. 30, killing his passenger, Paul Hansen, was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday on 13 criminal charges, including vehicular homicide, manslaughter, and drunken driving in a fatal accident.