Villages

Eddie Ecker Jr. led the parade as the grand marshal. Jane Bimson photos
Firefighters — and Santa — posed for a photo with the grand marshal, who is also a longtime member of the Montauk Fire Department.
Everybody knows Eddie Ecker!
No parade would be complete without a John Deere.
Is that Jaws?
The kids from Camp SoulGrow
Kari Shea, Eddie Ecker Jr.'s daughter, with her husband, East Hampton Town Police Officer Denis Shea, and their son, Rowan.
Members of Eddie Ecker Jr.'s extended family had a good laugh.
The grand marshal with East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, left, and Town Justice Steven Tekulsky.

Reghan Anderson, left, and Wells Woolcott, East Hampton High School ninth graders, posed with Melanie Freyre, a choral teacher, during their trip to Minneapolis to sing with the 2017 Honor Choir. Troy Grindle photos
Ava Arcoleo and Sierra Brown, sixth-grade singers from East Hampton Middle School, spent five days in Minneapolis, MN, rehearsing with world-renowned choral conductors.
The A.C.D.A. Honors Choir performed for an audience of over 5,000.

Janis Hewitt

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“This new location is like a little world unto itself,” Michael Weisman said of the North Main Street property where he and Nancy Rowan of the Golden Eagle art store will open Studio 144 this spring. Amanda Beckmann


Clams washed up on Beach Lane and Town Line Road beaches this weekend. Susan Metzger
Susan Metzger