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Spartina, Tuesday

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.20.17

Good Morning! • We’re under a coastal flood warning until 2 p.m. today and continue to be under a tropical storm watch as former Hurricane José, now downgraded to a tropical storm, passes to the


East Hampton Airport

East Hampton Poised For New Noise Restriction Attempt

After East Hampton Town’s attempt to regulate aircraft that can enter its municipal-owned airport failed to be upheld in court last year, the town is now left with just one more option to try


Dell Cullum

Dell Cullum’s Wild Island

Dell Cullum’s Wild Island By Kara Westerman Who can you call at 2 a.m. if you need a raccoon driven across the Shinnecock Canal? Is your family of foxes mangy? Is a hedgehog eating you out


Waiting for José in downtown Montauk Monday.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.19.17

Good Morning! • We’re in for some pretty snotty weather over the next couple days due to Hurricane José’s passage to our east out in the Atlantic Ocean. As of the National Weather Service’s latest


The National Hurricane Center's 5 a.m. Tuesday Forecast Cone for Hurricane José.

East End José-Related Cancellations

Below please find the current cancellations we’ve received due to Hurricane José. To add your cancellation to this list, either enter it in the comment section or email the information to editor@eastendbeacon.com.  • The New


Lost & Found

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.18.17

Good Morning! • The surf is up today in anticipation of Hurricane José’s passage east of the American coast tomorrow, and the National Weather Service placed the East End under a Tropical Storm Watch effective


Cricket Tell The Weather will perform at next weekend's Sag Harbor American Music Festival

Sag Harbor American Music Festival Returns

The Sag Harbor American Music Festival returns to the concert venues and streets of Sag Harbor Village for its seventh season Sept. 21 through 24. This year’s festival features two main stage concerts at the


Thursday afternoon at Louse Point, Springs.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.15.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 79 degrees and a south wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. It


The water district's tower in Hampton Bays.

Hampton Bays Water District Shut Down PFOS Contaminated Wells “Out of Abundance of Caution”

The chemical compounds used in firefighting foam, non-stick cookware and upholstery stain guards have been making news throughout the United States over the past year, primarily due to new, much lower EPA guidelines for


Gabreski Airport in 1996

Defense Department Won’t Pay for Work Done to Protect Public Health from Firefighting Foam at Gabreski Airport

The Suffolk County Health Department and the Suffolk County Water Authority have spent more than $5 million over the past year to ensure safe drinking water for neighbors of Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, with


Congressman Lee Zeldin at a New York League of Conservation Voters forum in Riverhead this fall.

Congressional Candidates Line Up for 2018 Race

Congressional elections are more than a year away, but the Democratic field is already getting crowded, as candidates jockey to see who will run against incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin in 2018. As of early September,


East Hampton Town Hall

A Primary for East Hampton Democrats

Democratic voters in East Hampton Town will head to the polls Sept. 12 for a primary for the party’s backing in this fall’s town board race. The town Democratic Party has officially nominated incumbent Councilwoman


The Long Island Sound from Southold's Town Beach in Greenport.

Southold Joins State Lawsuit Against EPA Over LI Sound Dumping

Southold Town has joined New York State’s lawsuit filed in August against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the federal agency’s rule allowing the dumping of dredge material in eastern Long Island Sound. In


Congressman Lee Zeldin at a New York League of Conservation Voters forum in Riverhead this fall.

Lee Zeldin’s Statement on Future of DACA

First District Congressman Lee Zeldin released the following statement Sept. 5 ahead of the Trump Administration’s announcement on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): “The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)


A still from “Greenport."

Celebrating Television on the North Fork

The Second Annual North Fork TV Festival will be held September 7 through 9 in Greenport, with screenings scheduled at the Greenport Theatre and at venues throughout the village. According to the festival’s organizers, The


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