East End Beacon

This Morning’s Bulletin – 1.27.15

Good Morning! What’s so good about it? * Eastern Long Island is getting sockered by this storm. While snowfall in New York City failed to meet expectations, the National Weather Service has upped the snow


Southampton Unveils Historical Lecture Series for 375th Anniversary

Southampton Town’s 375th Anniversary organizers have unveiled a detailed series of historical lectures, beginning this Thursday, to celebrate the town’s anniversary year. The first lecture, “A Brief History of North Sea,” will be held at


Southold Sours on Shrimp Farm Idea in Residential Neighborhood

Back in November, Tess and Todd Gordon of Laurel approached the Southold Town Board about setting up the first-ever shrimp farming operation in the Town of Southold. At the time, they were looking into purchasing a


SUNY Approves Southampton Hospital’s Merger with Stony Brook

The 18-member Board of Trustees of the State University of New York voted unanimously Tuesday morning to approve a partnership between Stony Brook University Hospital and Southampton Hospital that could pave the way for a


A Hunting Free-For-All This January?

Before venturing into the woods on the East End the next few weekends in January, be sure to be alert to new changes that could turn a day in the park into a deadly


Zeldin’s Opening Salvos: Challenging Obama on Keystone, Immigration

East End Congressman Lee Zeldin, who was sworn in Tuesday, was one of two freshman members of Congress grilled by Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, and the freshman congressman wasted no time challenging


Thiele on LIPA Reform: Where’s the Reform?

One year after the state LIPA Reform Act put the New Jersey utility PSE&G in charge of Long Island’s power grid, State Assemblyman Fred Thiele issued a scathing letter this week saying things have


Environmental Groups Plan to Sue Feds Over Lack of Concern for Endangered Species on Plum Island

The Long Island Soundkeeper and Save The Sound announced today that they intend to sue the Department of Homeland Security and the federal General Services Administration for failing to protect endangered species in their plan to sell


Neighbors Sue to Stop Galley Ho Development as Site Work Begins

Seventeen neighbors of the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court Dec. 16 against both the Waterfront Fund and the Southold Town Planning Board over the board’s approval


Looking Ahead to 2015

With 2014 solidly in the rear-view mirror, it’s time here to look forward to what’s in store for the East End in 2015. Helicopter Noise Perhaps one of the largest regional issues sure to rear its


HTC Returns From War in “Time Stands Still”

“Time Stands Still,” the story of a New York photojournalist’s recovery from the impact of covering the Iraq war, will be the second production of the Hampton Theatre Company’s 30th anniversary season. The play opens on Jan. 8


Meet The Beacon’s 2015 Wall Calendar

Get off to the new year on the right foot with the The Beacon’s 2015 Wall Calendar, a downloadable PDF of an old-school wall calendar. Designed specifically to be printed as many times as you’d like


Sag Harbor’s Musicians & Artists Ring in the New Year

All day this New Year’s Eve, the Sag Harbor Cinema will be filled with art, film and music, all produced by local artists. This newly formed Sag Harbor Arts Group, founded by Noyac recording studio


Starting the New Year in the Woods

There’s nothing quite like the clarifying feeling of a brisk walk through the woods and beaches and fields of the East End to start your new year right. Nature groups here are gearing up for


Cute Monkeys Capture Hearts on East Main Street

A little family of tiny monkeys quietly moved onto display at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead late last week, and they’re just beginning to come out of their shells and