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.
Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects won three awards from the American Institute of Architects Long Island Chapter during an awards ceremony in Manhasset last Thursday. Known as the Archi Awards Program, it has recognized the quality of architectural design on Long Island since 1965.
Let's face it, black cats get a bad rap during the month of October, thanks to Halloween. Now the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, in an effort to prove otherwise and in memory of one of its supporters, is hosting a special promotion.
The Suffolk County Legislature will sponsor two events on the South Fork Monday aimed at the local business community, offering information about county resources available to business owners and hearing from them about what they need.
The annual Stroll to the Sea dog walk, held in East Hampton on Saturday to benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, took in $85,000, according to preliminary figures provided by ARF Hamptons on Tuesday.