East End Beacon
On I-81 in Virginia Sunday afternoon.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.21.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86 and light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour — good viewing conditions for this afternoon’s solar eclipse.


Houttuynia: The Godzilla of the Garden

Gardenwise: Horror in the Garden

By Susan Tito When I was a child, one of my greatest pleasures was watching horror movies with my father. The films we fancied were not the gory fare that’s so prevalent today but


August irrigation, Depot Lane, Cutchogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.18.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting showers and thunderstorms today, with gusty south winds and heavy rain and a high near 77 degrees. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue overnight, with a low around 72.


Lea Cetera's "Chair Totem Pole" at the entrance to the Fishers Island ferry dock.

A Whirlwind Tour of Fishers Island

Not too many people know too much about Fishers Island, and the residents of this island in the stream of the glacial deposits that also dropped Long Island on the map would probably like


Wednesday at the races, New Suffolk

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.17.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high near 81 degrees and a northeast wind 6 to 10 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. There’s a 30 percent chance of overnight


Tuesday morning in West Creek

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.16.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88 degrees and a west wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 64. Thursday will


This could be anywhere on the East End these days, but it’s Noyac Road on the afternoon trade parade.

The New Crawl: Life on a Crowded Fork

by George Cork Maul Everybody heading East on Sunrise Highway from up West is used to going 65 miles per hour until they reach the Lobster Inn in Shinnecock Hills, where the signs change to


On the Ferry...

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.15.17

Good Morning! • There’s a 30 percent  chance of showers today, with thunderstorms possible between noon and 2 p.m., but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 78. degrees and a southeast wind


At Quannacut's current outpatient facility on Harrison Avenue in Riverhead.

ELIH Wins Grant for Quannacut Expansion

Quannacut is a Native American word for hope, or for a rainbow, and on the East End of Long Island the name has long been synonymous with the hope offered at Eastern Long Island


August Roadside, Aquebogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.11.17

Good Morning! • Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 78 degrees and a calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 miles per hour in the afternoon. There’s an increasing chance of showers


Retired teacher Bob Jester gives a lesson in induction at the grand opening of the seaport museum's room named in his honor.

East End Seaport Museum Celebrates New Children’s Room: Capt. Bob’s Quarter Deck

Greenport’s East End Seaport Museum, which long has provided nautical educational activities for kids, has now taken the immersive educational experience one step further, opening up a brand new children’s room on Aug. 4. The


Founder’s Landing on the Peconic Bay in Southold at left, Kenney’s Beach in Southold on the Long Island Sound, right. | Jennifer Luke photos

The Sound or the Bay? North Forkers on their Favorite Beaches

by Jennifer Luke On the North Fork, we have the amazing rocky Sound, and the sandy Bay. They are both almost complete opposites, so that would mean they attract different kinds of visitors. My theory is


Leaving Fishers Island, Wednesday

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.10.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m., burning off to reveal sunny skies, with a high near 82 degrees and a calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 miles per hour in


Tuesday afternoon...

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.9.17

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a north wind around 6 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low


Plum Island in a Department of Homeland Security aerial photo.

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Plum Island

Just weeks after Congressman Lee Zeldin’s bill to preserve Plum Island passed the House of Representatives for the second time, U.S. Senators have finally taken up the cause in their branch of Congress. Senators Richard Blumenthal


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