A lawsuit filed by residents of the Soundview community of Montauk in January was amended last week to include information that purports to show that the Town of East Hampton bears a greater share of the blame.
The death on June 17 of a Montauk man who had become infected with the hantavirus has shaken the man’s next-door neighbor, who narrowly escaped death two years ago from a similarly virulent respiratory infection.
Adam Kelinson of Amagansett is a high performance athlete who found himself floating facedown in the ocean unable to move after being struck on the head by his stand-up paddleboard while surfing at Ditch Plain in Montauk.
Montauk’s commercial and recreational boats will be blessed and the community will honor the watermen who passed over the bar during the year on Sunday during the traditional Blessing of the Fleet in Montauk Harbor. It starts at 5 p.m.