Villages


Edward V. Ecker Jr. back in 2011 when he was named the Montauk Chamber of Commerce's man of the year. Janis Hewitt
Fran Ecker was the grand marshal in 2009 and her husband, the late Edward V. Ecker Sr, led the parade in 1984.East Hampton Star/Montauk Friends of Erin photos


Few cars traversed Route 27 in Amagansett on Saturday afternoon during the snowstorm. David E. Rattray



Smoke was billowing out the front of the Sag Harbor Cinema on the morning of Dec. 16 in what would be the worst fire on the South Fork in 22 years. Michael Heller
Chris Martin and Coldplay's performance at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett in August was one of the highlights of the summer of 2016.Kevin Mazur
The driver of this older-model Mercedes that crashed onto the Maidstone Club's golf course over the July Fourth weekend survived the wreck, though he was charged with drunken driving. Hampton Pix

Cost of fire not yet known; entire village feels sting
On Dec. 21, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, County Executive Steve Bellone, and Sag Harbor Village Mayor Sandra Schroeder stopped at the site of the demolished buildings during an outing to encourage people to shop locally after the fire. Durell Godfrey

Durell Godfrey