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.
Moviegoers may have noticed a new sign at the East Hampton Cinema: “For the safety and comfort of all our guests: Backpacks and bags of any kind are subject to inspection prior to entry to this facility.” The Regal Entertainment Group, the largest movie theater chain in the country, recently announced the new policy on its website and at its entrances.
Officials from East Hampton Village and the Amagansett Fire District had a sit-down two weeks ago with the chairman of the Springs Board of Fire Commissioners to express their concerns about how often other agencies have to respond to emergency calls in Springs.
On Tuesday night, one month into a temporary moratorium on construction of most new single-family houses and major improvements on existing ones, the Sag Harbor Village Board heard some complaints, as well as four requests for exemptions.
On a vacation to Europe in 2013, Chelsea Petrozzo noticed that the people elegantly bicycling along were then covering up their bicycle seats with plastic bags to protect them from the rain, sort of ruining the idyllic picture.