Britta Lokting is working at The Star as a seasonal reporter for the summer of 2015. She received her master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Originally from Portland, Ore., she moved to the East Coast to attend college and ended up staying.
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.
Tom Griffin, a board member, and his wife, Helene Griffin, with Lisa DeVeglio, the president of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation, at the opening reception Saturday for a pop-up art gallery to benefit the Playhouse.