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 his victory speech on election night, Donald Trump called on America to “bind the wounds of division” and “come together as one united people,” but with his anti-immigrant rhetoric on the campaign trail still resonating, his election has struck a note of fear and uncertainty for many.
In a decision Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman called a “minor victory” for Alex Gregor, the town highway superintendent, a Supreme Court judge ruled that Mr. Gregor is a necessary component in union issues that affect highway workers. The question of whether Mr. Gregor had such authority was one Mr. Schneiderman said needed to be clarified.
The Sagg Bridge will get the rehabilitation it so desperately needs starting later this month. Sagaponack Village officials announced Monday that the Bridge Lane structure will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Nov. 14 at 7 a.m. for the extensive repairs.
Discourse over who should be the 45th president of the United States has reached such a fevered pitch that political debates in Southampton Hospital’s cardiopulmonary rehabilitation gym have been banned because of the stress they can cause patients.
The Bridgehampton School Board, which has discussed possible expansion of the kindergarten through 12th grade school building over the years, has set Dec. 13 for a referendum on whether to raise some $24.7 million to do so.
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.
East Hampton and Southampton Towns are teaming up to screen "No Kidding, Me2!" -- a film meant to shed light on clinical depression -- on March 8 at the Westhampton Library as part of an effort to raise awareness about mental illness.