A march will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. to protest plans for a CVS pharmacy on a busy corner in downtown Bridgehampton.
Carey Millard, a former co-chair of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee, organized the demonstration to show "how very unhappy we are," she said of the proposal, which calls for a two-story CVS at the foot of Main Street, totaling about 9,000 square feet of retail space, plus a 4,400-square-foot basement for storage.
A rotted utility pole cracked and fell across Montauk Highway in East Hampton, near Town Hall, on Monday evening.
The pole brought down wires across the highway, closing both lanes to traffic. East Hampton Town police were rerouting traffic down Amy's Lane and Cross Highway.
There was no accident involved in the incident. No injuries were reported.
PSEG Long Island was responding to replace the pole, but it was not clear how long the road would remain closed.
Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates the Mexican army's victory during the Franco-Mexican War way back in 1867, is not such a big deal in Mexico, but here in the United States, we like to do it up big. While the fifth of May falls on a Monday this year, there are plenty of South Fork restaurants celebrating with margaritas and Mexican-inspired eats.
In Montauk, the Hideaway is celebrating Cinco de Mayo, starting at 5 p.m. They said they will party until about 9 or 10 p.m.
On Saturday evening, alumni of the Pianofest music program will gather at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in East Hampton for a free concert in memory of the late Rev. James B. Jeffrey.
"Most of the musicians have in some way, shape or form been touched by Jim," St. Luke's current rector, the Rev. Denis C. Brunelle said.