East End Beacon

This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.2.15

Good Morning! • The Environmental Protection Agency is looking for public input on some changes to Suffolk County’s laws regarding residential sewage disposal systems. They’re hosting a meeting at the Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts and


This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.28.15

Good Morning! • John Holzapfel, a science teacher, past Southold Town Trustee and oyster grower, will present his monthly nature series at Peconic Landing this afternoon at 4 p.m. The program will consist of a little science, lots of


The Deep Freeze

Day 1 These are days about which lovers dread or dream icicles drip from the signpost First & Main to the right, safety, the schoolhouse, sun porches, wood heat to the left, the open harbor icebreaker regattas rum and fantasy dreams. Day 2 The ice has claws frothing, calving bergs crowd for


Sag Harbor Gets Ready for Fifth Annual HarborFrost

Now in its fifth year, HarborFrost is an ice sculpting and fireworks spectacular staged in Sag Harbor over one magical weekend in February. This year, HarborFrost will be held Feb. 27 through March 1. The


New Effort Afoot to Preserve Pyrrhus Concer Homestead

A new effort is afoot to preserve the homestead of Pyrrhus Concer, born a slave in Southampton in 1814, who later in life was an intrepid, world-traveling whaler. After years of legal battles, owners David


Southold Weighs Justice Court Options

Southold Town Board members got a little bit of sticker shock Tuesday morning when they learned it would likely cost the town $3 million to build a justice court behind town hall. Court proceedings are


Southold to Rally Shellfishers to Convince State to Open Beds

The East End of Long Island has some of the most extensive and productive creek networks in the entire state, but cutbacks at the Department of Environmental Conservation have long plagued the department’s oversight of


CPF Revenue Smashed Records in 2014

The Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund smashed records in 2014, bringing in a total of $107.69 million, demolishing the previous record of $96.02 million set in 2007. Since the fund started in 1999, it


Hank Kraszewski III To Grow Vegetables on Southampton’s First Farm Preserved for Food

The younger Hank Kraszewski, 22, son of Hank Kraszewski of Hank’s Pumpkintown fame in Water Mill, will be the first farmer to farm land preserved under Southampton Town’s new enhanced development rights purchase program. Last


Southold & Southampton to Hold Joint Convocation for 375th Anniversaries

Next month, Southold and Southampton will cease the bickering associated with their shared anniversary year and gather together in Southampton to celebrate both towns together. On Sat., March 7, beginning at 3 p.m. the two


Fans Turn Out for Tuckahoe King Kullen Plan

With outcry over the lack of cleanliness, produce and full shelves at the Southampton Village Waldbaums supermarket, the balance in the room tipped toward fans of a proposed King Kullen supermarket at Southampton Town’s


The Big Seed Swap Comes to Riverhead

If you’re a gardener, you’ve probably often wondered what to do with all the extra seeds hanging around your house. Perhaps the seed packages were bigger than you thought they’d be. Or you didn’t give


East Hampton Unveils Proposed Airport Restrictions

The East Hampton Town Board is considering four restrictions on traffic at the town’s airport in Wainscott, which they hope to have in place by this summer season. The restrictions, unveiled Wednesday, include a mandatory nighttime


From Southold to Beale Street: Rob Europe’s Journey to the Heart of Blues

Once upon a not-so-long time ago, Rob Europe was a boy with a guitar growing up on Wells Avenue in Southold who wanted to learn how to play some of The Who’s classic songs.


And Now, in the Storm’s Wake, The Digging

  Snow totals reported by the National Weather Service as of the end of this week’s blizzard are as follows: 29 inches in Southampton, 30 inches in Orient, 26.9 inches in Mattituck, 24 inches in Hampton