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.
In a 21-to-3 vote, the committee approved a resolution asking the town to “withdraw entirely from the plan it initiated to rezone” the land from highway business to a mixed-use planned development district.
Eddie Downes was named member of the year — never an easy choice, Stacy McGowin, the president of the corps, said. Mr. Downes put his 27 years of experience as an emergency medical technician to good use on several difficult calls this year.
A training session in a life-saving antidote for opioid overdoses will be given at the Sag Harbor Firehouse next month. In addition to learning how to administer Narcan, the community is also being invited to drop off any unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs.
Two hundred and six East Hampton High School seniors received diplomas on Friday; 86 percent have committed to higher education, whether at a two-year, four-year, or vocational school, 14 are headed directly into the work force and 3 are enlisting in the armed services.
Fireworks on the South Fork are aplenty, and spread out throughout the summer and even into late August. Mark your calendar for one show or all of them, just be sure to enjoy the dazzling spectacle in the sky.