Work to build a new dune in front of East Deck Motel in Ditch Plain briefly came to a halt last week, when Tom Preiato, East Hampton Town’s chief building inspector, issued a verbal stop-work order.
T.E. McMorrow began freelancing for The Star in 2009, before coming on staff, full time, at the end of 2011. He is a member of the Drama Desk in New York. His book, “Nutcracker in Harlem,” illustrated by James Ransome, is scheduled for publication in the fall of 2016 by HarperCollins children’s division.
Joe Bloecker, the president of the Montauk Friends of Erin, and Shane Heneghan, a Friend of Erin, at a dinner to raise money for the St. Patrick’s Day fun on Saturday at the Point Bar and Grill.
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.