Retired police chief third in family to lead
The Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade is sure to be a family affair. Eddie Ecker, center, will lead. He is pictured with his daughters, Kari Shea, left, and Karli Pena, with their children, Ronan Shea, left, and Zelda Pena, who were born 24 hours apart last January.

In pricey area, food pantries feed hundreds
Durell Godfrey
Fran Ecker, who still holds the post of secretary with the food pantry volunteer group, raised the money initially needed for the pantry by selling chances on afghan blankets she hand-knit herself.Jane Bimson

‘Law and Order’ actors faulted for kids’ play structures near property line
David E. Rattray

Speakers urged love as a transformative force
Dr. Gregory Parks, who was born and raised in East Hampton, gave a stirring keynote address at the Calvary Baptist Church service on Monday in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Durell Godfrey
Members of the Iglesia Cristiana and Calvary Baptist Churches, choir singers, local dignitaries, and residents all came together to mark the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Durell Godfrey

A fire destroyed several buildings, including the lobby of the Sag Harbor Cinema, on Dec. 16. Michael Heller

Maziar Behrooz will describe his firm's affordable shipping container houses at Guild Hall on Thursday. MB Architecture