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Issue of horses on ag reserve rears head again; impact on water discussed
Neighbors are not happy with the size of Campbell Stables in Bridgehampton, but the issue before the Southampton Town Planning Board is whether to legalize a service road and structure with a horse walker already there and whether to allow the owners to add more horses and a temporary tent in the summer. Hampton Pix

How about a belt buckle with 12 different functions?
Jameson Ellis wore his multi-tool Sync II belt in his Sag Harbor studio. Below: From top to bottom: the 10-year-long evolution of the Sync II multi-tool belt buckle. Judy D’Mello photos

LTV's new music show, East End Underground, is part of LTV's new programming this year. Ellen Watson


This 1999 Acura was left a mangled mess after an alleged drunken-driving crash in Montauk around 6 p.m. on Sunday. It was the only car involved in the accident. T.E. McMorrow

Jefferson Davis Eames was led into East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday afternoon for his arraignment on a felony charge of grand larceny. T.E. McMorrow

Scott Chaskey of Quail Hill Farm is among the sustainability experts who will speak at an East magazine-East Hampton Star talk on the region's eco-score at Mandala Yoga in Amagansett on Thursday. Gordon Grant

Eddie Ecker Jr. led the parade as the grand marshal. Jane Bimson photos
Firefighters — and Santa — posed for a photo with the grand marshal, who is also a longtime member of the Montauk Fire Department.
St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church won third place for its float.
No parade would be complete without a John Deere.
Is that Jaws?
The kids from Camp SoulGrow
Above left, Kari Shea, Eddie Ecker Jr.'s daughter, with her husband, East Hampton Town Police Officer Denis Shea, and their son, Rowan. Left, Quinn Flaherty showed off her Irish spirit.
Members of Eddie Ecker Jr.'s extended family had a good laugh.
The grand marshal with East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, left, and Town Justice Steven Tekulsky.

Reghan Anderson, left, and Wells Woolcott, East Hampton High School ninth graders, posed with Melanie Freyre, a choral teacher, during their trip to Minneapolis to sing with the 2017 Honor Choir. Troy Grindle photos
Ava Arcoleo and Sierra Brown, sixth-grade singers from East Hampton Middle School, spent five days in Minneapolis, MN, rehearsing with world-renowned choral conductors.
The A.C.D.A. Honors Choir performed for an audience of over 5,000.