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.
While there have been some large fires on the South Fork in recent years, the amount of time it took to put out and the number of neighboring departments responding made it one of the biggest fires in recent memory.
A bicyclist received non-life-threatening injuries when he tried to pass a truck as it was turning onto Main Street from Mill Hill Lane in East Hampton Village on Thursday afternoon, according to police.
After receiving much support from village residents, the Sag Harbor Village Board unanimously passed a temporary moratorium on construction of most new single-family houses and major improvements on existing ones.