John Niles Sr., above, will be honored on Saturday along with Roger Golden, another former Bridgehampton High School coach who died recently. Jack Graves

Ice sculptures will be on display throughout Sag Harbor Village as part of its HarborFrost celebration Saturday. Carrie Ann Salvi

Scott Howe with his family dog Stritch that they adopted from the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. Jody Gambino

Bowing to criticism, Southampton may look to downsize mixed-use development
Bonnie Verbitsky of Bridgehampton Action Now, a group that formed in opposition to the Bridgehampton gateway project, spoke of environmental and traffic concerns at a hearing Tuesday night before the Southampton Town Board. Taylor K. Vecsey
A proposal for the properties across the street from the Bridgehampton Commons is different from most other planned development districts in that it was the town, not the developer, that initiated it.David E. Rattray

To consider ‘coastal resiliency’ over long term
Georgica Pond in East Hampton, which has remained open to the ocean for much of February, will increasingly be inundated as sea level rises. Morgan McGivern

The community has been invited to “put on their party hats.”
Community members created squares for a quilt commemorating the Amagansett Library's 100th anniversary. It will be on display on Saturday. Durell Godfrey

From left, East Hampton Town Police Officers Joseph Izzo, Frank Sokolowski, and Katie Izzo, were credited with saving a life in April, were among the officers recognized this week. Taylor K. Vecsey