Residents of the South Fork will add their voices to a clamorous debate on Tuesday when they vote in the first New York State presidential primary in recent memory that is expected to play a substantial role in determining the major parties’ nominees in November.
Shortly after the sculpture by Steve Zaluski was erected outside the new Mannix Studio of Art, code enforcement officials informed Karyn Mannix, an East Hampton artist and gallerist, that if she did not remove it she would face a fine.
The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee and the East End New Leaders will host an open forum on Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary and the Nov. 8 presidential election tomorrow at 6 p.m. at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett.
The East Hampton Town Trustees were briefed Monday evening on the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s plans to revegetate local waterways with native beach and marsh grass species, as well as clams, bay scallops, and oysters.
The program, hosted by the trustees, will also include a talk by Barley Dunne, director of the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery, on its efforts to seed waterways with native shellfish. An interactive dialogue will follow.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will close most of the beach above the mean high tide line at the National Wildlife Refuge west of Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett and the Jessup's Neck peninsula at the Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Noyac from April 1 through Aug. 31.
Registered Democrats who hope to see Senator Bernie Sanders on the ballot in New York State's April 19 presidential primary have been asked sign two petitions at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor before 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
A standing-room-only crowd including many of the South Fork's musicians packed into Crossroads Music at Amagansett Square on Saturday night for a free concert that served as an informal send-off for the store, which will close at year's end.