A grand opening celebration is planned this weekend for Petco, a national pet supplies store that has opened its first store on the South Fork in Bridgehampton.
The store is in the Bridgehampton Commons, next to King Kullen. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Saturday at 8:55 a.m. A free $10 gift card will be given to the first 100 Pals Rewards customers, which is the store's loyalty points program. On Sunday, the first 50 Pals Rewards customers will receive a free Petco tote bag.
Representatives from Stony Brook University Hospital traveled east on Sept. 10 to present Nick Calace, a paid paramedic with the Amagansett Fire Department, with a plaque for his quick recognition of a major heart attack experienced by a 66-year-old patient on July 9.
Members with the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps were given certificates at a meeting of the Suffolk Regional E.M.S. Council in Yaphank on Sept. 9.
East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell's office announced Monday that upcoming meetings would focus on specific issues facing the town to allow for more time to answer questions from the public.
Speaker of the House John Boehner will visit the South Fork next week to help raise money for Lee Zeldin, a fellow Republican and two-term state senator from Shirley who is running against Representative Tim Bishop.
Joe Farrell, a prominent builder, and his wife, Kristen, will hold a reception for Mr. Zeldin at their house, known as Sandcastle, on Halsey Lane in Bridgehampton on Sept. 20. A V.I.P. photo session will take place from 5 to 5:30 p.m., followed by the reception until 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $500, with the V.I.P. session costing $1,000 per person.