The Friends of Erin in the 1969 Montauk St. Patrick's Day Parade with Gil Keller, grand marshal, as they made their way up Edgemere Road. Below left, Mike Egan, the first grand marshal, showed how it was done in 1963.

The short parade brought a big crowd to Amagansett
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The Amagansett firefighters took part. Morgan McGivern
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Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, who was named Mr. Amagansett in the annual contest, walked in the parade. Morgan McGivern

The annual Mr. Amagansett contest was full of zany fun at the Stephen Talkhouse on Thursday night.
Billy Buckhorn, a k a Peter Van Scoyoc, entertained the crowd with pleasant songs about deer. Morgan McGivern Photos
Keith FritzMorgan McGivern
Danny Lofaro was among the contenders.Morgan McGivern
Before he did a striptease to down to his underwear, Marco Mavin got up close and personal with one of the judges.Morgan McGivern
The judgesMorgan McGivern
The crowd got a lot of laughs.Morgan McGivern

St. Therese group raises $8,000 for St. Baldrick's Foundation
Among those who shaved their heads were a group of Montauk firefighters, including, in back, Roberto Taverias, Dick Monahan, Dutch Riege, and David Marmeno, in front, Tim O'Rourke, Ryan Persan, Donnie Schnell, and Mike Martinsen, and a future junior firefighter, Jonathan Simons. Janis Hewitt
Simone Monahan, who went bald in memory of Kyle Favata, who died of leukemia in 2009, had her head shaved by Chris McCracken.Janis Hewitt
Pam Loffreno did the honors for Pamela Monahan. Janis Hewitt
Pam Loffreno with Dutch ReigeJanis Hewitt
Young Jonathan Simons with the Rev. Bishop Nelson Perez, the Rev. Mike Reider, and Mike Martinsen Janis Hewitt

Cabbies in the audience at a Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee meeting listened closely as the group discussed new town taxi legislation. Janis Hewitt

Melted snow and rain — the total precipitation for the month — was 4.13 inches. Durell Godfrey

Harry Blumenfeld and Martin Falzack. Met 60 Years Ago, Wed Last Week