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.
Three people were arrested on drunken-driving charges after accidents last week. A 17-year-old Amagansett boy hit several trees, leading to his arrest late on Saturday night, East Hampton Town police said.
Pierson High School will host an educational class to combat drug overdoses in the community next Thursday night. Attendees will be taught how to administer Narcan, which reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, and will go home with a kit with the antidote and a certificate of completion.
A Springs woman was charged Saturday morning with driving while intoxicated after East Hampton Town police reported finding her near her house, “passed out” behind the steering wheel of her 2014 Jeep with the car in drive and her foot on the brake.
While Earth Day was on Monday, the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton will be celebrating the day at its 30th anniversary party on Saturday with a variety of free environmental activities.
The first-ever online vacation auction to raise money for I-Tri is now live and will run through March 20.
Seven getaways are up for bid in Let’s Go – A Benefit for I-Tri. Proceeds will support the East Hampton program that promotes leadership and life skills for girls through athletics.
The auction includes weeklong stays at a 4,300-square-foot villa in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, a rural village in France, and a four-bedroom retreat with jungle views on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. Both have starting bids of $7,500.
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.