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.
Save Sag Harbor, the civic group that railed against the redesign of the old Harbor Heights gas station, which recently reopened as a modern, upgraded facility, is concerned that the new premises may not be in line with agreements made during the planning process.
Fire commissioners were elected on Tuesday in four districts serving residents of the Town of East Hampton. In Montauk and Amagansett, where there were contested races, more people than usual turned out to vote.
The Southampton Fire Department will conduct a large-scale training exercise on Main Street in the village on Monday between 6 and 9 p.m., partly as a response to the large fire on Sag Harbor’s Main Street in December.
A free workshop on preparing first responders for an emergency involving someone with autism will take place at the Hampton Bays Middle School on April 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. The training session is for emergency medical technicians, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and hospital and school personnel.
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.