Morgan McGivern photos
Swimmers headed into the water at Main Beach.
Polar Bear Plunge and a wish for peace in East Hampton.
Even Santa Claus made an appearance at the Polar Bear Plunge in Main Beach.
Plungers at Main Beach had plenty of people to cheer them on.
Charlotte Johnson, left, and Paige Schaefer
The crowd at Main Beach
Water temps weren't too bad, but that doesn't mean plungers spent too much time in the water at Main Beach.
Alec Baldwin was among those who took the plunge at the Wainscott dip.
A smaller group, but the same thrill of taking the first dip of 2016 at the Wainscott Polar Bear Plunge.
Fire departments from the South Fork helped honor Sergeant Louis Bonacasa by flying a flag over County Road 51 in Westhampton on Thursday as his body was flown back to Long Island.
John Ryan Jr./Courtesy of the East Hampton Fire Department
Jack Reese, the Bonackers sophomore point guard, withstood Southampton's pressure in the final, turning the ball over only twice. He, Brandon Kennedy-Gay, the tournament's M.V.P., and Kyle McKee made the Holiday Classic's all-tournament team.
Daisy C. Bowe died on Tuesday at the age of 61.