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.
The Village of Sag Harbor is in the midst of a building boom. Houses in its historic district are being knocked down or added on to, their character altered. Residents have taken notice and are asking for changes in the village code.
Mario Fernando Mayorga, 19, who grew up in Springs and graduated from East Hampton High School in 2013, died Friday after he was struck by a truck on a busy highway in North Carolina, where he attended High Point University.
About a year after it was first announced that Hess gasoline stations would become Speedway, a brand mainly seen in the Midwest, the Hess retail stores on the South Fork were converted over to the new name and colors on Thursday.
Sixteen police officers who serve East Hampton spent Friday in Nassau County at the funeral for New York City Police Officer Brian Moore, who died two days after he was shot in the head while on duty in Queens.
Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, received a commendation at the Suffolk County Legislature's general meeting late last month in honor of scoring his 1,000th career point during the Bridgehampton Killer Bees' winning season.