The owners of Cyril’s Fish House on Napeague were handed another setback in their fight to open the popular roadside eatery for the 2014 summer season, when the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals upheld a stop-work order issued last winter by Tom Preiato, the town’s chief building inspector.
The board, led by John Whelan, its newly appointed chairman, voted 4-0 to uphold the order, which was issued on Jan. 28 after two gasoline tanks dating from the late 1960s, when the site was a gas station, were dug up and removed.
A local man went to East Hampton Justice Court last Thursday knowing that when he left the building he would be in handcuffs, headed for the county jail in Riverside to serve a six-month jail sentence.
Raymond A. DeSalvo of East Hampton, 54, had been arrested for driving while intoxicated three times last summer within a period of weeks, twice in East Hampton Town and once in Southampton. The Southampton charge was dropped, along with a felony count of drunken driving while his license was suspended, in return for his guilty plea to the two East Hampton charges.
Two men charged with felony domestic violence appeared separately in East Hampton Town Justice Court in recent weeks.
David M. Barlow told Justice Steven Tekulsky during his arraignment last Thursday that he was an American citizen but had been living in Mexico for the past 14 years. He had driven here with his girlfriend of four months, Jordana Esses of Hand’s Creek Road, East Hampton, earlier this month, he said.
After I buried Pooh in Central Park, I wanted nothing more to do with felines, at least not for a while. I was in mourning for my little friend, and mourning takes time. My wife, however, had other ideas and a team of accomplices pitted against me.
We lived on West 19th Street in Chelsea at the time, and a Dominican couple with four daughters had moved from the South Bronx into the building next door a few weeks earlier.
“The play’s the thing, wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king,” Hamlet tells us in the ultimate Shakespearean tragedy. And players for the play are wanted, according to Morgan Vaughan, who will direct the Round Table Theater Company’s production of “Hamlet” at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater in East Hampton this fall.
All parts are open, with the exception of the title character, which will be played by Tristan Vaughan, and Gertrude, to be played by Dianne Benson.