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.
North Haven Village residents and officials are gearing up to fight taller utility poles that PSEG-Long Island plans to erect as part of a federally funded project to strengthen the electric grid across Long Island.
In what is said to be the largest global human rights event in history, the Women’s March on Washington and its international arm had hundreds of marches planned across 50 countries and dozens of sister marches in cities large and small across the United States on Saturday.
It’s not an exaggeration to say that almost everyone on the East End knows Eddie Ecker, but now those from other parts of Long Island who flock to Montauk for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade will get to know him too.
A party at Page at 63 Main restaurant in Sag Harbor on Sunday will serve as a thank-you to the volunteer firefighters who battled the Main Street blaze a week before Christmas and a fund-raiser for the Sag Harbor Fire Department.
The Star received reports of clams, and even dead crabs, covering portions of the sand at Beach Lane and Town Line Beach in Wainscott on Saturday, as well as Main Beach in East Hampton Village throughout the weekend.
While much of Long Island is under a blizzard watch, meteorologists say the East End will see less snow, though this northeaster leaves plenty of cause for concern with power outages and dangerous road conditions possible.
East Hampton and Southampton Towns are teaming up to screen "No Kidding, Me2!" -- a film meant to shed light on clinical depression -- on March 8 at the Westhampton Library as part of an effort to raise awareness about mental illness.