Trustees call it a $500,000-plus loss and urge stiffer penalties for violators

Anthony Brown and Richard Barons, the historical society's director, shared some cheer Friday night. Morgan McGivern Photos
Jennifer and Tom Pelino at the party.
Jim Oxnam and Doris Meister, both on the board, never miss the society's seasonal soiree.
Decked in Black Watch plaid and festive red, Charles Russell, Joan McGivern, and Colette Russell enjoyed the cheer.
Kay Gibson and John Gibson, left, joined Min Spear Hefner and Bob Hefner at the party.
The room was bright and cheerful.
The hors d'oeuvres spread.

New law would mandate fed okay on helo limits
Peter Kirsch, right, the town’s aviation attorney, photographed earlier this year, said new legal developments could affect East Hampton Town’s options for regulating its airport. Jim Brundige, the East Hampton Airport manager, is at left. Morgan McGivern

She will hang up the robe after 20 years
Former East Hampton Town Justice James R. Ketcham and Justice Lisa R. Rana joined in honoring Justice Catherine A. Cahill at her retirement dinner on Sunday. T.E. McMorrow

C.D.C.H.’s small size helps special needs; districts’ officials question cost
Hannah Salazar, a 5-year-old student at the Child Development Center of the Hamptons, read in the school’s library last week. Durell Godfrey

Former trustee insists village zoning board of appeals erred in Zweig case

Vinnie Mazzeo, left, and his son and business partner, Nick, will move Vinnie’s Barber Shop from its iconic Main Street location to a new spot in Amagansett Square by New Year’s Day. Morgan McGivern

The Shagwong restaurant's back entrance, where a fish sale gone bad may have led to a spat. T.E. McMorrow

Hand-chiseled 8-by-8-inch timbers in a house on Meadowlark Lane in Bridgehampton are indicative of a structure dating to the 1830s. The house and its contents are being parceled off for sale in advance of its demolition. Debra Scott

Those who meet a growing demand need help too
John Ryan, a volunteer with the East Hampton Food Pantry, loaded his truck with bags of food
John Ryan, a volunteer with the East Hampton Food Pantry, loaded his truck with bags of food to be transferred to the pantry’s satellite location in Amagansett. With winter approaching, pantry officials said they are operating on dangerously thin supplies. Stephen J. Kotz