It may be obsolete, but East Hampton’s Hortonsphere is not without admirers
National Grid workers are disassembling a decommissioned gas ball on Railroad Avenue in East Hampton Village. Morgan McGivern

Is it roadmap or extension of obligations to F.A.A.?

Simon Harrison, a broker in Sag Harbor, has built six of what he calls real estate investment trust portfolios. Morgan McGivern

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