A group of about 25 people huddled at the edge of the shoulder of the road as cars zoomed by, precariously close—a sign in itself that the sidewalks were badly needed along the road. The project will cost about $1 million, according to Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman. Southampton Town is kicking in $100,000 toward the project.
“Today is an important day for the community,” Mr. Schneiderman said as workers shoveled dirt in the background. “It really is a celebration, in a way.”
The legislator was flanked by most of the Southampton Town Board and members of the Bridgehampton... more