East End Beacon

Opinion
11 November 2016

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Peconic Sunset

This Morning’s Bulletin — 12.2.16

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 50 degrees and a west wind 10 to 16 miles per hour. Friday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Saturday


On the tarmac at the East Hampton Airport

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Allowing East Hampton To Finance Its Own Airport Operations

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that will allow East Hampton Town to finance improvements to its airport over a longer period of time, in an attempt to help free the town from


Hampton Theatre Company members are getting ready to bring Joy to the World

A Holiday Season Filled with Theater

Throughout the East End, actors are busy burnishing familiar stories of the holiday season to present to the community in the upcoming weeks. From a festive series of holiday stories from the actors of the


On the Waterfront

This Morning’s Bulletin — 12.1.16

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 57 degrees and a west wind 13 to 17 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 35. Friday will


Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays has been in need of repaving for years.

Southampton Wants Your Opinion on Hampton Bays Business Development

Southampton Town is inviting the public to participate in a survey to help consultants with the future design of the downtown business district of Hampton Bays. The overlay district spans from Springville Road to Ponquogue Avenue


In the Storm

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.30.16

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain today, mainly after noon, with areas of fog before 9 a.m. and a high near 58 degrees. Light and variable winds will become east 6 to 11 miles per hour in


At Tuesday's press conference | photo courtesy office of Congressman Lee Zeldin

House of Representatives Expected Today to Pass Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Zip Code

Editor’s Note 12/1/16: The bill below passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday by a unanimous voice vote. Mr. Zeldin spoke in support of the video on the House floor. You can watch the video


The fireboat Fire Fighter when it first arrived in Greenport in 2013.

Unique Giving Tuesday Ideas for the East End

Non-profits throughout the East End have launched annual Giving Tuesday campaigns today, which provide a great opportunity to give back to your favorite environmental and cultural groups. Below, however, we’ve compiled a few unique


on the Peconic River

Public Hearings Scheduled on Suffolk County Water Plan

Suffolk County is convening public hearings this coming week on the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement for the Suffolk County Subwatersheds Wastewater Plan. The plan, also known as the Suffolk County Reclaim Our Water and Long


Leaves are falling late this year.

What Are We Gonna Do With All These Leaves?

Now is fall raking season, unless you are inclined to torture your neighbors with leaf blowers. Either way, here’s what East End towns are doing to pick up leaves this fall: Riverhead Town Riverhead begins pickup on


On the tarmac at the East Hampton Airport

East Hampton to Petition U.S. Supreme Court Over Airport Curfew Smackdown

East Hampton Town doesn’t think the Second Circuit Court of Appeals is the end of the line in the town’s quest for curfews and trip restrictions at its municipal airport. That stop, town officials


Local politicians announced the filing of the complaint at Southold Town Hall Tuesday.

Southold Files Complaint with FAA Over North Shore Helicopter Route

Southold Town has filed a formal complaint with the Federal Aviation Administration over that agency’s decision to extend the mandatory north shore helicopter route for four more years.  The complaint, known as a “Petition for Rulemaking,” argues that the


Trucks parked at Truck Beach | safebeach.org photo

Court Rules in Favor of Use of Napeague’s Truck Beach

The New York State Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the public use of ‘Truck Beach’ in Napeague, which has been used by generations of East Hampton residents for off-road access to the


Bunker littered the shore just south of the Montauk Highway bridge.

Bunker Die In Droves Monday at Shinnecock Locks

In the early hours of Monday morning, fishermen and early risers noticed a strange glinting sheen on the waters of the Shinnecock Canal just south of the locks in Hampton Bays. A massive die-off of


East Hampton Airport

After Court Decision; Effort to Close East Hampton Airport Gains Steam

Opponents of noisy aircraft usage of the East Hampton Airport have rallied around a potential shut-down of the airport after an appeals court decision Nov. 4 struck down East Hampton’s noise restrictions enacted last