East End Beacon
Seagulls, potato trucks, Cutchogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.27.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting patchy drizzle and areas of fog before 10 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 66 degrees and a calm wind becoming south 5 to


Jay Schneiderman

Schneiderman Pledges Renewable Energy, Affordable Housing in State of the Town Address

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman pledged to work to make sure all the town’s electrical energy generation comes from renewable sources by 2025 and committed the town to do more to provide affordable housing in


On Cutchogue's Oregon Road, mid-April

Southold Tries to Define Agriculture

Southold Town is known for its expansive farmland, but its town code has been silent for years on many modern agricultural practices. This Tuesday, April 25, the town adopted 13 definitions of modern agricultural practices,


Spring harrow on Oregon Road.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.26.17

Good Morning! We’re expecting areas of fog before 10 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 66 and a calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 miles per hour in the


Earth Day paddling on Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s ice pond.

Celebrating Earth Day, Through the Raindrops

East Enders took a shine to loving the Earth over the weekend of April 22 & 23 at packed events throughout both forks. Here are some of our favorite photos from this year’s Earth


Tesla Tree Reflections.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.25.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain today, with a high near 54 degrees and an east wind 22 to 24 miles per hour. We’re expecting heavy rain overnight, with a low around 50, with rain tapering


Lee Zeldin and Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy at Sunday's community forum.

Lee Zeldin Pops Up in Northampton

After months of urging from his constituents, Congressman Lee Zeldin held a marathon series of three town hall community forums on Sunday throughout the First Congressional District. Mr. Zeldin took the stage at the first


On the tarmac at the East Hampton Airport

Supreme Court Asks for Further Briefing on East Hampton Airport Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has asked for further briefing on East Hampton Town’s petition for the country’s highest court to hear their case on whether the town can enact rules at its municipally owned airport. East


Clint Plummer of Deepwater Wind and Michael Voltz of PSEG-Long Island at the League of Women Voters forum.

New York’s Commitment to Offshore Wind Puts East End in the Spotlight

Offshore wind may be a big part of the future for the East End’s energy grid, after Governor Andrew Cuomo committed the state to acquiring the power from 2.4 gigawatts of offshore wind by


Sara Gordon of Sylvester Manor at the location of the site, in line with a boxwood xxx that pays tribute to the property's history.

At Sylvester Manor: Constructed Wetlands Project On a Roll

The surest sign of the thaw of spring isn’t the popping of the first flowers of the year. It’s the sound of track excavators moving the newly thawed earth. Over at the Sylvester Manor Educational


Main Street, Sag Harbor Fire

Sag Harbor Cinema Site to Be Rebuilt as Community Cinema Arts Center

The iconic Sag Harbor Cinema, whose façade was destroyed by fire in December 2016, is slated to be purchased by the Sag Harbor Partnership to become the site of a new non-profit Sag Harbor Cinema


Dr. Christopher Gobler at this year's State of the Bays address.

Dr. Gobler’s State of the Bays: Hope and a Changing Climate

“Blooms like it hot,” said the East End’s algae bloom expert, Dr. Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook Southampton, acknowledging the role of climate change in the ongoing stresses to the East End’s water bodies


Beacon Inaugural Front Page

Right Now: A Spring East End Beacon Subscription Match!

Hello, Beacon readers! A faithful anonymous reader has given us a great matching grant for subscribers to our brand new print edition! The first five people who sign up for a subscription to our print edition through this post


Peter Van Scoyoc and Manny Vilar

Van Scoyoc and Vilar to Vie for East Hampton Supervisor

East Hampton Town Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, a Democrat, announced April 3 that he plans to run for East Hampton Town Supervisor this November, after current Supervisor Larry Cantwell announced this winter that he did


Kelly Knudson

Ditch the Fertilizer — Learn Healthy Planting Practices on the North Fork This Weekend

The North Fork Environmental Council and the North Fork Audubon Society are pairing up this Saturday for a special seminar on how to kick the toxic chemical habit when it comes to taking care of


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