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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.”
John Leonard and Carol Louise were walking bouquets during Sag Harbor's Easter Bonnet Parade..
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
Restroom open to all a symbol of acceptance
Nicole Lockwood, left, and Gianna Gregorio successfully pressed the East Hampton High School administration for a gender-neutral bathroom.
Cuddling was one way to stay warm along the parade route for the Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick's Day Parade on a chilly Sunday.
Gordon Ryan's float was all about Donald Trump.Doug Kuntz
The back of the Trump float Carissa Katz
Kerrie Federici wore a green hat accented with pink to the parade, while Jillian Rennar's pink hair complemented her green necklace and Neil Powell's green tie. Janis Hewitt
The Montauk firefighters were all smiles. Doug Kuntz
At left, Charlie Cavanan played Donald Trump on Gordon Ryan's float, and, at right, Capt. Paul Forsberg of the Viking Fleet was the parade's grand marshal.Janis Hewitt/Doug Kuntz
Three festive parade-goers. From left, Amanda Guzzello, Nancy Bugeia and Nancy Stephenson.Janis Hewitt
The crowd was cold as it awaited the start of the parade.Morgan McGivern
The Camp SoulGrow crowd was pumped up despite the cold. Carissa Katz
Citizens for Access Rights made a point about private beaches with its float.Doug Kuntz
Friends of Long Pond oversee 1,100 acres, want more
Neither snow, nor rain, nor anything else will keep Dai Dayton, left, and Sandra Ferguson of the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt from enjoying the open space they have worked to protect.
Maritza Guichay co-chairs Latino advisory committee
Maritza Guichay, left, and Angela Quintero are the new co-chairwomen of the Latino Advisory Committee.
Charline Spektor, who purchased BookHampton in 2000, sold the business to Carolyn Brody, a civic leader who was one of her customers.
Island Gift of Life eases burden of medical issues
Janae Jones, seated, underwent a surgery four years ago that was financed in part by the Island Gift of Life Foundation. She and her mother, Samone Johnson, standing, say the surgery was life-changing.
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
Kunkush safely in Norway with members of its family, who had been forced to leave a Greek beach town without it after traveling from Iraq via Turkey.
Amy Shrodes on Lesbos, Greece, with Kunkush. Ms. Shrodes was wearing a Ross School jacket given to her by East Hampton volunteers who went to Greece.Doug Kuntz
Kunkush ready to travel with its pet passportDoug Kuntz