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.
Sag Harbor Village officials held off on deciding whether to tear down the derelict Morpurgo house after receiving word at a hearing on Tuesday that the foreclosed property is to be sold at auction in just under a month.
In a letter to the board dated May 19, Carol Konner, the principal owner of the Montauk Highway properties that the town wanted to rezone from highway business to a mix of commercial, retail, and residential, withdrew her support for the plan.
A Suffolk Supreme Court judge has ruled that the Village of Sag Harbor cannot hold a property owner to new zoning and wetland laws created after two recent moratoriums in the village, at least for the next three weeks.
Two hundred and six East Hampton High School seniors received diplomas on Friday; 86 percent have committed to higher education, whether at a two-year, four-year, or vocational school, 14 are headed directly into the work force and 3 are enlisting in the armed services.
Fireworks on the South Fork are aplenty, and spread out throughout the summer and even into late August. Mark your calendar for one show or all of them, just be sure to enjoy the dazzling spectacle in the sky.