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. Ms. Vecsey is a member of the Bridgehampton Fire Department, where she volunteers as an emergency medical technician.
A 31-year-old Shelter Island woman was arrested near the beach at Barcelona Neck in East Hampton last Thursday morning after police said they found pills and marijuana in her white beach bag, which was inscribed with the word “STASH.”
Brian Z. France, the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, was arrested on Sunday night in Sag Harbor Village on drunken driving and drug charges.
The derelict structure that once housed the Swamp, for decades a landmark disco and gathering place for the gay community — as well as having been, in later years, the popular Star Room nightclub — was torn down late last week.
A 27-year-old driver from Montauk was arrested in that hamlet on July 15 after police said they saw him following another car too closely. Marcos Aramis Serra-Bencosme was pulled over in a 2013 Honda Accord at about 4:20 p.m. on Flamingo Avenue.
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital will hold its fifth annual addiction symposium Thursday at the Stony Brook Southampton campus to explore the best medical practices to help combat the opioid crisis here.
"If you’re going to be out drinking, make a plan to get home safely. Officers on the East End D.W.I. Task Force will be out in force to crack down on impaired driving and to protect our roadways from motorists who make the reckless decision to drink or do drugs and get behind the wheel of a car," Timothy D. Sini said.