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"USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)" at her sinking, by Francis Muller, 1920 | Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.

Uncovering New Clues About A 99-Year-Old Underwater War Grave

World War I, which the U.S. joined 100 years ago, is often thought of as a distant war, whose casualties were suffered in other lands, and whose roots in the struggles facing Europe are


The Princess Diner in Southampton.

SEPA Mujer: Princess Diner Wage Theft Case Should Encourage Immigrants to Report Abuse

With the assistance of Latina justice advocate groups, the owner and manager of the Princess Diner in Southampton have been arrested and indicted on charges by the New York State Attorney General that they


With a hori-hori knife, division of this spiderwort is a snap.

Divide (And Conquer) Weak Plants

By Susan Tito The proverb “The cobbler’s children have no shoes” could have been written to describe my life. You see, I’ve come to the realization that I help others beautify their gardens, yet I


High tide Wednesday at Kimogenor Point.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.21.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly cloudy and breezy, with a high near 80 degrees and a north wind 15 to 20 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low


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


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


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


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


At Thursday's Rally

Greenport Takes A Stand Against Hate

Greenport Village announced earlier this year that it is a Welcoming Community, committed to diversity, and this Thursday, Porters echoed that commitment at a rally in Mitchell Park. About sixty people, mostly Greenporters, gathered to


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)


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