East End Beacon

All In A Weekend: A Round-Up of Events on the Forks

Fireworks! Fireworks! Fireworks! There are three very good chances to see great fireworks shows on the East End this weekend, but you’d be hard-pressed to catch all three. The first two will be held Saturday


All In A Weekend: A Round-Up of Events on the Forks

More Surf Shorts The second installment of Atlantic Vibrations: Surf Movie Night, an outdoor screening of short, noncommercial surf movies made by filmmakers from Westhampton to Montauk, will be held Fri., Aug. 22 beginning at


PSEG is Looking for Input on East End’s Electric Needs

PSEG-Long Island has made quite a few enemies on the East End since the took control of the day-to-day operations of the island’s electric grid at the beginning of the year. Nowhere has that tension


Southampton to Hold Referendum on Riverside Traffic Circle Land

Southampton Town and Suffolk County are looking to begin work on a change to the traffic pattern at the Riverside traffic circle next year, and, as of this week, they’re two-thirds of the way


All In A Weekend: A Round-Up of Events on the Forks

From the streets of Polish Town to the halls of the Parrish Art Museum to a 66-year-old softball tradition in East Hampton’s Herrick Park, there’s plenty to see and do on the East End


Southolders Feel Like East Hampton’s Doormat

Southolders are used to living next to farms, but they live with the dust and the noise because they know farms are essential to the town. They’re used to limousines that make the rounds


Southold: On Dog Runs, Generators and Assessments

Southold Town workers discovered earlier this year that they weren’t able to apply for grant money they’d expected to use to build solar-powered shelters over the dog runs at the town animal shelter on


New Rules for Hummingbird Watchers as Preserve Owner Awaits Court Date

For 17 years, Stony Brook neurobiology professor Paul Adams has carefully cultivated a hummingbird sanctuary on an oasis overlooking the Long Island Sound in Baiting Hollow, allowing guests to visit his sanctuary each August


Algae Doctor to Pair with Southampton on Nitrogen-Reduction Initiative

Dr. Christopher Gobler, of Stony Brook Southampton’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, is a man who needs no introduction in Southampton Town. Dr. Gobler’s work, and the work of graduate students in his Southampton


Riverhead to Take Action Soon on 2015 Budget Crisis

Riverhead Town taxpayers are facing a potential 12.5 percent tax hike next year if the town doesn’t take one of two decisive alternative actions: laying off about 60 workers — 20 percent of their work force


All In A Weekend: A Round-Up of Events on the Forks

Grab your spuds and your rubber duckies, put on your walking shoes and your Shark Week t-shirt, pack your beach blanket and a cooler and get set for a weekend of the best the East


East Hampton Works to Reduce Flood Insurance Rates, Update on Airport Traffic & Trucks

The ferocity of nature’s storms can’t be controlled by our municipal governments, but the plans that towns put into place can help keep them from killing people and destroying property. That’s the theory behind the


Books: Peter Matthiessen Finds Paradise in Hell

In the years before his death this April at the age of 86, Sagaponack author and naturalist Peter Matthiessen had had an unusual pastime for nearly two decades: attending group Buddhist meditation sessions on


Riverhead Gets Ready for JumpstART!

If you plan to take a walk through downtown Riverhead next Friday night, August 8, you might be accosted by a crowd of ghoulish dancers right out of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” You might find yourself


Riverhead Gets Ready for the Literati: Edgar Allan Poe Fest and a Coffee Shop

Edgar Allan Poe may not have visited the streets of downtown Riverhead, but this Halloween, the writer’s ghoulish work will become a part of Riverhead’s living history. Sal St. George, who created Port Jefferson’s Charles