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

New hearing possible on lower fees or making it free
Michael Sendlenski, a town attorney.

No commissioner contests; ballot prop in Gansett

Longtime clerk claims ‘extreme emotional stress’ and ‘retaliatory conduct’

Drones, pre flight. Matthew Charron
Drone taking flight.Matthew Charron

Johnny Kronuch, left, owner of Johnny’s Bait and Tackle, stood with Tom Brown, who has been caring for the store’s neon sign for many years. The business is closing and the sign will go to Mr. Kronuch’s son. T.E. McMorrow