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.
The Village of Sag Harbor is in the midst of a building boom. Houses in its historic district are being knocked down or added on to, their character altered. Residents have taken notice and are asking for changes in the village code.
Mario Fernando Mayorga, 19, who grew up in Springs and graduated from East Hampton High School in 2013, died Friday after he was struck by a truck on a busy highway in North Carolina, where he attended High Point University.
After a party thrown by Ruschmeyer's on the beach on Navy Road in Montauk wasn't cleaned up, organizers received a litter summons, and police are looking into whether further violations were committed.