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.
East Hampton Town Lt. Christopher M. Hatch may be getting ready to retire, but he’s still plenty busy over the next few weeks as he makes the final preparations for the annual Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Despite the snow Sunday night, firefighters quickly responded to a room ablaze at the Montauk Yacht Club, extinguishing the flames before they spread. The fire caused minimal damage to one hotel room, thanks in part to an automatic fire alarm that summoned firefighters to the hotel, which is closed for the season.
A woman whose infant was in the back seat had to be extricated from a sport utility vehicle after a two-car accident on Montauk Highway at Georgica Road in East Hampton Village during the snowstorm Thursday morning.