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 Suffolk Supreme Court judge has ruled that the Village of Sag Harbor cannot hold a property owner to new zoning and wetland laws created after two recent moratoriums in the village, at least for the next three weeks.
Sag Harbor Village officials are moving ahead with a plan to tear down the blighted, storied house at 6 Union Street. Following a renewed recommendation from the building inspector last month that the abandoned house be demolished, the board has scheduled a necessary public hearing for later this month.
Tuesday night might as well have been Sag Harbor Village’s annual reorganizational meeting, what with all the resignations and hiring, even though the end of the village’s fiscal year is still a few weeks away and the village election is more than a month out.
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.