Villages

East Hampton fan helps tend the circus’s legacy at a Wisconsin mansion
Donald Horowitz collects circus memorabilia, including a circa 1950s pennant and chair from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and a tent stake he believes dates to the 1930s. Durell Godfrey

Zimmerman departs, Franklin takes over
Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman will retire after 10 years. Rabbi Joshua Franklin will take his place. Irene Silverman




A Civil War-era cannon was returned last month to the war memorial at Ashawagh Hall in Springs following a two-year restoration by James DeMartis, a Springs resident, metal sculptor, and blacksmith.
The cannon before the restoration.


East Hampton's Memorial Day parade took place in the rain Monday morning. Matthew Charron Photos
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. remembered his late father, who served in the Army during World War II. Matthew Charron
Firefighters carried the red, white, and blue -- and took shelter under it -- during East Hampton's parade.Matthew Charron
Tiger Scouts gathered at the memorial green at Hook Mill along with veterans, firefighters, and public officials, including, at right, Sylvia Overby, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, and Peter Van Scoyoc, all East Hampton Town Board members, Supervisor Larry Cantwell, and East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. Matthew Charron
At left, Bill Mott, commander of the East Hampton American Legion post, at the podium, and John Geehreng were the masters of ceremony; at right, Brian Carabine of the V.F.W. Matthew Charron
Veterans in the "missing man" formation fired a salute to the departed. Matthew Charron
Rain or not, spectators turned out to watch the parade. Matthew Charron

Veterans marched in the Memorial Day parade in East Hampton in 2015. Morgan McGivern