East End Beacon
Harbor Lights, Greenport

This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.22.16

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a west wind 5 to 13 miles per hour. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 55. We’re expecting


Saturday at the Shelter Island 10K

This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.21.16

Good Morning! • Here’s hoping you survived this morning’s thunderstorms! There’s still a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms on the East End this afternoon, mainly after 3 p.m., but otherwise it is expected


At the Peconic River Herb Farm.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.17.16

Good Morning! • Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 75 degrees and light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around


Wednesday night at the starting line, New Suffolk.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.16.16

Good Morning, and Happy Bloomsday! • Much like James Joyce’s Leopold Bloom, we at The Beacon have been on an enforced working sabbatical for the past two days due to necessary site maintenance. Thank you for


Lee Zeldin with John Berman and Kate Bolduan Tuesday morning.

Opinion: The Great Racist Finger-Pointing Debate

I just can’t take it any more! My inbox is crammed to the max with politicians reacting and counter-reacting and counter-counter-reacting to a comment Lee Zeldin made on CNN that Barack Obama’s policies could be seen


The view from Fort Pond House | East Hampton Town photo

Fort Pond House Nature Center to Open to Public Sunday

For the better part of a decade after the turn of the millennium, East Hampton Town’s Fort Pond House in Montauk was a magical oasis for nature lovers, poets and school kids looking to


An Absurd Romp Through Chekhov and Bucks County

If you’ve never had even a passing interest in the works of playwright Anton Chekhov, chances are you’re a member of the ideal audience for the Hampton Theatre Company’s production of Christopher Durang’s “Vanya and


The proposed Bridgehampton Gateway site, across from Bridgehampton Commons on Montauk Highway

Gateway PDD Withdrawn; Southampton Adopts Moratorium

The owners of the 13 acres on Montauk Highway that had been considered for a new “Bridgehampton Gateway” shopping center, gym and workforce housing have backed out of a proposed Southampton Town-sponsored Planned Development


The Sears building in Riverhead was nearly demolished by Thursday afternoon.

In Riverhead: Former Sears Building Demolished

The former Sears building on East Main Street in Riverhead had a date with the wrecking ball earlier this week, one of several downtown properties that had been considered for a new mixed-use development planned by Jerico-based


The Coffee Pot, Orient

East End Skeptical About New EPA Dredge Spoil Rules

Public comment was sparse but skeptical at an EPA hearing in Riverhead Wednesday on a proposed new rule designating just one dredge spoil disposal site in eastern Long Island Sound. The EPA has proposed closing the


Carolyn Conrad, "Mill Town"

Whaling Museum Honors Sag Harbor’s Working Class Roots

The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum is turning its eye to Sag Harbor’s working class roots in a series of exhibitions and lectures this summer titled “Every Village Has a Story.” The exhibitions are


Tiana Bayside Marine Education Center

Southampton & Cornell to Launch Marine Education Center

Community shellfish gardeners have been growing oysters alongside the Tiana Recreation Center on the Shinnecock Bay side of Dune Road in Hampton Bays for several years, but the program is likely to get a


Schools of bunker in the Peconic River last Sunday.

DEC, Fishermen Work to Cull Bunker from Peconic River to Avoid Fish Kill

The Department of Environmental Conservation and Riverhead Town are partnering to harvest some of the over-abundant menhaden in the Peconic River, in an attempt to decrease the likelihood of a massive fish kill like


Guitars collected at the John Jermain Memorial Library

Seeking Musical Instruments for Bridgehampton

The kids at the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center have been learning about music from East End Arts’ music instructors, but many of the children do not have musical instruments at home to


OLA, Attorney General to Host Presentations on Wage Theft

OLA of Eastern Long Island has been contacted by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office to assist with a series of presentations and workshops on Wage Theft and Worker’s Rights. OLA will be hosting this series of


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