Villages

A key backer of Soldier Ride here on the South Fork has withdrawn support of the ride this year in light of the recent criticism of the Wounded Warrior Project, the nonprofit organization that is the primary beneficiary of Soldier Ride.
Two protest demonstrations are planned for the South Fork on Sunday in connection with the recent shooting deaths of black men at the hands of law enforcement elsewhere in the country.
A house believed to be the only surviving 19th century dwelling of a member of the Montaukett tribe is slated for designation as a historic landmark, after a public hearing on the proposal next Thursday.
It may turn out that Shahab Karmely and Kenneth Kuchin will prove the proverb correct and solve their longstanding dispute about a tennis court on Mr. Karmely’s property because at the end of a testy meeting of the East Hampton Village Board of Appeals on Friday, Mr. Karmely agreed to build and pay for a fence that will include soundproofing.
Soldier Ride will once again make its way across the South Fork on Saturday, bringing together military veterans who have suffered injuries during their service, community members, and others for a show of support and a fund-raiser for the Wounded Warrior Project.
The Great Bonac Fireworks Show is set for Saturday night, with a top-drawer display to be shot off by Fireworks by Grucci over Three Mile Harbor just after dark.
A fund-raiser for Maureen’s Haven, which provides shelter and other services for the homeless on the East End, will be held on Friday, July 22, at the Hyatt Sea Star Ballroom in Riverhead.
Sag Harbor Village officials are considering the first request for a house larger than 4,000 square feet since enacting new residential zoning regulations in late March.
The time has finally arrived. After more than four years of work and many more of yearning and planning, the renovated and expanded John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor will open its doors in a little more than a week.