East Hampton Town Police Officer Joseph Markowski on the day of his retirement. Kevin Duchemin
A bagpiper led Officer Joseph Markowski out of East Hampton Town Police Department headquarters.Kevin Duchemin
Kevin Duchemin
Officer Joseph Markowski saluted his fellow officers after they walked him out of headquarters on Friday.Kevin Duchemin
East Hampton Town Police Officer Joseph Markowski and his family on the day of his retirement.Kevin Duchemin

Maria Schon

Sag Harbor Elementary School students picked out mittens with wishes on the back of them to fulfill for local children in need. Sag Harbor School District

During Tuesday's northeaster, water lapped at the shore along Gerard Drive in Springs, one of several low-lying areas in the town that are particularly vulnerable to storms and the threat of rising sea level. Morgan McGivern

The Hampton Ballet Theatre's 2013 production of "The Nutcracker" at Guild Hall. The young dancers will present the holiday classic there on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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