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.
East Hampton Town and Village and Sag Harbor police chiefs, noting there are few Spanish-speaking and few African-American officers on the South Fork, said in interviews this week that they were concerned about diversity in their departments.
South Fork residents came together on Sunday for peaceful rallies in East Hampton and Bridgehampton to speak out against the shooting deaths of black men at the hands of police elsewhere in the country.
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.