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 time has finally arrived. After more than four years of work and many more of yearning and planning, the renovated and expanded John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor will open its doors in a little more than a week.
New York State is pitching in to help the Village of Sagaponack refurbish the historic Sagg Bridge, work that will not only provide much-needed rehabilitation, but also maintain the area’s fiercely protected rural character.
A portion of proceeds from this weekend's carnival in Bridgehampton will benefit the Southampton Community Housing and Development Corporation, a not-for-profit dedicated to identifying and developing affordable housing in Southampton Town.
The detective declined to say whether arson had been positively identified as the cause until town police receive a complete report from the county squad, which collected evidence in the hours after the fire.
Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, will be in East Hampton this weekend for a fund-raiser for Americans for Responsible Solutions, which seeks to reduce gun violence.