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.
Despite difficult weather conditions Saturday morning, firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze at a bayfront house in Amagansett. The fire started after a lightning strike, Amagansett Fire Chief Bill Beckert said.
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 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.