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 family of Paul G. Hansen, a Noyac resident who died in a car accident in late August, has filed a wrongful death case against the driver, a New York City real estate developer who is being prosecuted for drunken driving.
A fire ripped through one of the buildings at Hartman’s Briney Breezes Motel in Montauk early Friday morning, but firefighters stopped flames from spreading to other buildings in the complex and those next door.
While police stopped short of publicly calling him a suspect, they are looking closely at the estranged husband of a Sagaponack woman who disappeared nearly three weeks ago as the search for her continues.
As part of the American Cancer Society's annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20, Southampton Hospital's Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Center Institute will offer discounted sessions of its smoking cessation program.