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.
A storied 210-year-old house on Union Street in Sag Harbor Village, long abandoned and called a safety hazard by officials, has a new owner who has promised to work with the village and restore the house to its former glory.
Moody’s Investors Service, which evaluates municipalities, schools, businesses, and other entities on their ability to repay short-term debt, has upgraded the Town of Southampton’s credit rating to the highest level possible, AAA.
Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor Village, the oldest synagogue on Long Island, is marking its 120th anniversary this year. Members, guests, and dignitaries will gather for a celebratory dinner on Sunday at Osteria Salina in Wainscott.
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.