East End Beacon
Wednesday afternoon at Lazy Point

This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.25.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain and possibly a thunderstorm today, with a high near 61 degrees and an east wind 15 to 20 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New rainfall


Brianna Kinnier and Ryan Zlatniski as Sally Bowles and Bobby in NFCT's new production of "Cabaret" | Rory MacNish photo for NFCT

Life is a Cabaret at the North Fork Community Theatre

Mattituck’s North Fork Community Theatre has a reputation for fine musical theater, and there are some fine performances in the company’s new production of the Kander & Ebb musical “Cabaret,” which opened last weekend


McCall's Cattle Cutchogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.24.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting light rain today, mainly before 9 a.m., with a high temperature near 68 degrees and a northeast wind 9 to 15 miles per hour. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain


Peconic River

FRNCA Wins Environmetal Justice Grant for Peconic River Park

The Flanders Riverside Northampton Community Association has been awarded a $50,000 Environmental Justice grant from the New York State Department of  Environmental Conservation to help plan the Riverside Maritime Trail Park alongside the Peconic River. 


The Hampton Bays trolley, expected to launch June 17.

New Trolley Services to Pop Up in Hampton Bays, on North Fork

The summer and pumpkin-picking fall traffic on the East End is just about to begin its seasonal explosion, and one company is partnering with Southampton and Southold towns to try to ease the congestion. M&V


Buckets of Rain

This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.23.17

Good Morning! • There’s a 30 percent chance of rain after 3 p.m. today, but otherwise it gradually become mostly sunny, with a high near 74 degrees and a northeast wind 6 to 11 miles


The Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association hosted a wildly successful food truck festival all weekend.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.22.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting periods of rain, areas of fog and possibly a thunderstorm today, with a high near 61 degrees and a southeast wind 10 to 13 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts between


When Darkness Falls Early...

As North Fork Booms, Mattituck Debates its Future

by Beth Young Like much of the North Fork, the hamlet of Mattituck is currently experiencing a surge in popularity, and with that comes an inevitable discussion on the best ways for a community to


Thursday afternoon, Sag Harbor Cove

This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.19.17

Good Morning! •  We’re expecting a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 84 degrees and a west wind 10 to


 Plum Island

Taking the Plum Island Preservation Case to the State

by Beth Young As the federal government’s plans to sell Plum Island chug along in snail-paced time, the East End’s county legislators, town supervisors and village mayors are asking New York State to intervene. The East


Spring cleaning, Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor Celebrates Its History & Herman Melville

This weekend, May 20 and 21, Sag Harbor will celebrate itself with the second annual Cultural Heritage Day, filled with events designed to celebrate the village’s history, culture, music and community. The event is organized by


When Darkness Falls Early...

Rural Character, Strategic Growth are the Focus of Mattituck Forum

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association is hosting a major forum this Saturday, May 20 on “Maintaining Rural Character While Planning for Strategic Growth.” The forum, to be held at the Mattituck-Laurel Library from 11 a.m. to


“Cabaret” To Open at North Fork Community Theatre

The North Fork Community Theatre will present the hit musical “Cabaret,” which takes us back to Berlin in 1930 as two couples attempt to find happiness while the looming threat of the Third Reich


Food Trucks

Flanders To Play Host to Food Truck Festival

This weekend, Flanders will be filled with food trucks at a special festival organized by the Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association. The event, from Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21, will be held on


high tension wires

‘Bombshell’ Electricity Report Says LI’s Projected Energy Use is Plummeting

by Beth Young Long Island’s projected peak energy use is plummeting, thanks to rooftop solar and energy efficiency measures, according to a report issued by the Long Island Power Authority and PSEG-Long Island in late