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A new majority replaces Republican clerk and longtime attorney
East Hampton Town Trustees who were sworn in on Tuesday included, from left, Jim Grimes, Francis Bock, Bill Taylor, Tyler Armstrong, Pat Mansir, and Rick Drew. Trustee meetings will now be held in Town Hall twice monthly. Morgan McGivern

Katy Graves

A competitor in the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter pool, which hosts both teams and recreational swimmers. Jack Graves

Members of Hamptons Humanity, include, in back from left, Matthew Burke, Sean Sloane, Greg Baum, Cooper Schiavoni, Ej Burke, Mats Grebenstein, and Isabel Peters, along with several leaders from local nonprofit organizations. Not pictured are Jack Brown, Hollie Schleicher, and Sam Anderson, who are also members of Hamptons Humanity. Hamptons Humanity


Morgan McGivern photos
Swimmers headed into the water at Main Beach.
Polar Bear Plunge and a wish for peace in East Hampton.
Even Santa Claus made an appearance at the Polar Bear Plunge in Main Beach.
Plungers at Main Beach had plenty of people to cheer them on.
Charlotte Johnson, left, and Paige Schaefer
The crowd at Main Beach
Water temps weren't too bad, but that doesn't mean plungers spent too much time in the water at Main Beach.
Alec Baldwin was among those who took the plunge at the Wainscott dip.
A smaller group, but the same thrill of taking the first dip of 2016 at the Wainscott Polar Bear Plunge.


Fire departments from the South Fork helped honor Sergeant Louis Bonacasa by flying a flag over County Road 51 in Westhampton on Thursday as his body was flown back to Long Island. John Ryan Jr./Courtesy of the East Hampton Fire Department

Jack Reese, the Bonackers sophomore point guard, withstood Southampton's pressure in the final, turning the ball over only twice. He, Brandon Kennedy-Gay, the tournament's M.V.P., and Kyle McKee made the Holiday Classic's all-tournament team. Jack Graves