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.
In what is said to be the largest global human rights event in history, the Women’s March on Washington and its international arm had hundreds of marches planned across 50 countries and dozens of sister marches in cities large and small across the United States on Saturday.
It’s not an exaggeration to say that almost everyone on the East End knows Eddie Ecker, but now those from other parts of Long Island who flock to Montauk for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade will get to know him too.
A party at Page at 63 Main restaurant in Sag Harbor on Sunday will serve as a thank-you to the volunteer firefighters who battled the Main Street blaze a week before Christmas and a fund-raiser for the Sag Harbor Fire Department.
Sag Harbor first responders received $27,000 in donations after two fund-raisers were held as a way of thanking the agencies after the December fire that destroyed the Sag Harbor Cinema lobby and two other buildings on Main Street.
In the wake of the Main Street fire last month, a benefit concert will be held at Bay Street Theater tonight at 7 to raise money for the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the Sag Harbor Fire Department.