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.
Last year, Ken Walles said a broker asked him if he would be interested in selling his Montauk motel, the Oceanside Resort. It was not on the market, but the broker wanted to know what the price would have to be for him to sell.
Hunters for Deer, a not-for-profit based in East Quogue that arranges for insured and proficiency-tested bowhunters to hunt deer on private property, challenged a Sag Harbor Village law that prohibits hunting within the village limits after a member of the group was caught bowhunting in the woods behind houses near Oakland Cemetery.
Before government and police officials from across the East End met at Southampton Town Hall last Thursday, the town board voted to make Steven E. Skrynecki the town’s next police chief just one day ahead of Chief Robert Pearce’s retirement.
Jay Schneiderman has completed his first proposed Southampton Town budget since becoming supervisor, a $94.7 million operating budget for 2017 that falls below the allowed 1-percent cap. The budget calls for a 1.6-percent reduction in the property tax rate, the largest tax rate reduction in recent history, despite a 3.9-percent increase in spending over the current year.
I never quite realized I was one of those people who loves throwing things out. When I was growing up, I had this relative who enjoyed “chucking” this and that — that’s how she would refer to it. It always seemed so odd to me that she seemed to get a euphoric feeling just by placing something she considered a piece of garbage in the trash. Euphoria might not be quite how I would describe it, but, damn, purging does feel good.
While negotiations are ongoing between the Village of Sag Harbor and the owners of property where the village would like to create a waterfront park — to the south of the North Haven bridge —Greystone Development, the Manhattan real estate company that owns the land, has brought a nearby project for 11 condominiums into play.
A.I.A. Peconic, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, held its 2016 Daniel J. Rowen Design Awards program at the Southampton Historical Museum on Saturday. A reception celebrating architecture was held in the historic Sayre Barn.
Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects won three awards from the American Institute of Architects Long Island Chapter during an awards ceremony in Manhasset last Thursday. Known as the Archi Awards Program, it has recognized the quality of architectural design on Long Island since 1965.
Let's face it, black cats get a bad rap during the month of October, thanks to Halloween. Now the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, in an effort to prove otherwise and in memory of one of its supporters, is hosting a special promotion.
The Suffolk County Legislature will sponsor two events on the South Fork Monday aimed at the local business community, offering information about county resources available to business owners and hearing from them about what they need.
The annual Stroll to the Sea dog walk, held in East Hampton on Saturday to benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, took in $85,000, according to preliminary figures provided by ARF Hamptons on Tuesday.