Villages

Prolific professor and historian
Mark Naison, a professor of African-American studies at Fordham University in the Bronx who lives part-time in Springs, recently finished writing his seventh book, “Before the Fires: An Oral History of African-American Life in the Bronx from the 1930s to the 1960s.” Durell Godfrey

Jackie Bitonti, the Montauk children’s librarian, Denise DiPaolo, the director, and Joan Lycke, the president of the library’s board, are excited about the library’s new status as a Family Place library. Janis Hewitt




John Leonard and Carol Louise were walking bouquets during Sag Harbor's Easter Bonnet Parade.. Durell Godfrey
Three generations, Nicole, Harper, and Nancy Jacobs, all decked out for the occasion.Durell Godfrey
Sophia HayesDurell Godfrey
Carmen Adriana made her own hat. Durell Godfrey
Lillian Zbar at the Sag Harbor Garden Center and Grace Pope with the Easter Bunny.Durell Godfrey
Joan Carlson, left, and Julia Adams got in the spirit. Durell Godfrey
Look at that bunny! Isla Loudenslagen, 7 months old, celebrated her first Easter and her first bonnet parade.Durell Godfrey

Hunting group objects to sterilization in village
Though the Village of East Hampton’s contract with White Buffalo expired at the end of 2015, opponents of the deer sterilization program urged the village board to abandon any such action in the future. Durell Godfrey

Sag Harbor Village officials met on Friday to formally introduce proposed zoning code changes. A hearing on the revisions will be held on April 12. Taylor K. Vecsey

A fund-raising campaign has been set up for Fran Silipo, center, by some of her relatives, including two nieces, Amanda Follenius Dext, left, and Alyson Follenius, right, to help with medical expenses.

Easter Sunday service in 2015 brought out a crowd. Doug Kuntz