Christine Sampson began contributing to The East Hampton Star in March of 2015. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and digital publications, including Patch.com, The Huffington Post and Newsday. Originally from Levittown, Ms. Sampson recalls with fondness spending summer vacations in Montauk with her family, and she now lives in Wainscott.
The wayward goose, perched on a rock, is believed to be a hybrid of a Pilgrim goose and a Chinese goose, and has taken up residence with a pair of Canada geese and their goslings on Fort Pond.
Taylor K. Vecsey returned to The East Hampton Star in 2014. She was the founding editor of East Hampton Patch news site and also ran Southampton Patch. A Water Mill resident, Ms. Vecsey is a member of the Bridgehampton Fire Department, where she volunteers as an emergency medical technician.