They come from Jamaica by way of the Bronx or from Trinidad by way of Riverhead or from Antigua by way of Queens, gathering around midnight in six-inch heels, rhinestones, sunglasses, and intricate hairdos
With arms ready to work and full of letters of care and concern, 10 members of the Montauk Rugby Football Club took a road trip to the Rockaways to provide physical labor and emotional support to victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Administrators and faculty in the East Hampton School District and at surrounding schools have begun reviewing existing safety measures following the shooting deaths at a school in Connecticut last week.
The town’s local waterfront revitalization plan, crafted over a number of years and approved by New York State, and other sections of the town code, as well as trustee regulations, govern what may or may not be done on shorelines.
Volunteers such as Brian Lydon of East Hampton are struggling to continue their efforts in the Rockaways. “I am simply exhausted beyond the beyond . . . yet tomorrow there will be many waiting for hope and sustenance.”