From left, Emma Golden, Jeffrey Gregor, Bennett Greene, and Kyle Seltzer are second graders who selected mittens from the Mitten Line to help community members in need.

J. Crew announced its departure from 17 Newtown Lane as it prepared to move back to 14 Main Street, which was renovated after a fire in April. Carissa Katz
The J. Crew store will reopen at 14 Main Street on Wednesday.Carissa Katz
Lilia Aucapina was found dead in the woods a quarter-mile from her house in Sagaponack on Nov. 21, six weeks after she was reported missing.

Edwin L. Sherrill, who served on the East Hampton Village Board for 33 years until 2008, held a plaque at a meeting on Thursday for the Main Beach pavilion, which has been renamed in his honor. Christopher Walsh
Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. said Mr. Sherrill "has been a consummate reservoir of knowledge as it relates to our wonderful village."Christopher Walsh

Santa and Mrs. Claus greeted believers along the parade route on Saturday morning. Morgan McGivern
Carissa Katz
All of the reindeers led Santa's sleigh, of course.Carissa Katz
Carissa Katz
Children from Bridgehampton Head Start were the cutest reindeers of all. Morgan McGivern
Ken Wessberg rode his unicycle in the parade.Morgan McGivern
Tractors, dressed up with garlands, got a break from the farms.Morgan McGivern
Princess Leia was an honorary guest at the parade.Morgan McGivern
The East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad was represented at the parade.Morgan McGivern
The East Hampton High School band played Christmas tunes as they marched.Morgan McGivern

Residents on both sides of a dispute over so-called Truck Beach on Napeague spoke at East Hampton Town Hall on Thursday. They included, left, Caroline McCaffery, who said she worried about the safety of beachgoers, and Brian Pardini, who told the board that his family was among those who depended on income from commercial fishing there. LTV

Santa Claus will make a special appearance in the East Hampton parade named in his honor on Saturday. Morgan McGivern