Through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training, Michael Davis will participate in the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend next month. Not only is he running the 26.2-mile marathon, but he has added a half-marathon challenge the day before, in honor of his godfather, who is fighting cancer.
Changes at the federal and state levels to the standards, testing, and teacher evaluations associated with the Common Core have drawn positive, although cautious, responses from educators across the South Fork.
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.