East End Beacon
Mr. Wickham's peaches

This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.28.16

Good Morning! • We’re under a frost advisory until 8 a.m. today. Hopefully you haven’t planted any tomatoes out there yet! Today will be sunny, with a high near 59 degrees but wind chill values


Jelly water at the New Suffolk boat ramp.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.27.16

Good Morning! • Today will start out partly sunny, then gradually become sunny, with a high near 57 degrees and a north wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. We’re expecting patchy frost between 2


Long Island Builders Institute

East Hampton & Builders Sponsor Classes on Green Construction

East Hampton Town is joining the East End Council of the Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI) in hosting a series of continuing education classes at town hall designed to help builders satisfy town licensing


The proposed redesign of the big curve in Mattituck

Fix Proposed for Mattituck’s Big Curve

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association has been methodically going over the dizzying number of options that are available to fix the intersection at the big curve in the Main Road at the intersection with Love


Instead of one transition point over Mattituck Inlet, the Eastern Region Helicopter Council has pitched three throughout Southold Town this year.

Three Helicopter Routes Have Southold Hopping Mad

Anyone who’s spent any time near the bluffs by the Mattituck Inlet knows the distinctive thumping of constant helicopters coming in low, using the swath of the inlet as a guide toward the East


Trump and Sanders

Presidential Primary Day: How We Voted

The East End of Long Island gave both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders a higher percentage of the vote in yesterday’s presidential primaries than either candidate received statewide, in contests that saw Mr. Trump


Outside Martha Clara Vineyards

North Fork Vineyards Take New Angle: The Wine is the Star

Musicians searching for gigs at North Fork wineries have often heard this line from vineyard owners who are wary of new music bookings: “The wine is the star.” The Long Island Wine Council is now taking


Southold Town Hall is usually a pretty quiet place.

Southold Releases Land Use Chapter of Comprehensive Plan

Southold Town has just released the draft Land Use chapter of the town’s comprehensive plan update, available online here. The land use chapter outlines broad recommendations for zoning changes, but does not propose specific changes


North Fork singer-songwriter Robert Bruey at Thursday's vigil in Patchogue

Walls & Bridges: The Day Donald Trump Came to Patchogue

The cherry blossoms had just popped open on Main Street in Patchogue yesterday afternoon before Donald Trump came to town to attend a Suffolk County Republican fundraiser, a couple blocks up Railroad Avenue from where Equadorian


Tip Brolin, Don Matthesain

Pitching A Market-Based Approach to Climate Change

Volunteer citizen lobbyists throughout the country are engaging in an effort to get the U.S. Congress to take a market-based approach to combatting climate change — charging fossil fuel companies for the carbon dioxide


Dave Calone and Anna Throne-Holst are vying for the Democratic nomination to run for New York's First Congressional District

Teasing Out Positions in Democratic Congressional Primary

While Dave Calone and Anna Throne-Holst agree on a broad range of national issues, the devil’s in the details for the two candidates for the Democratic nomination for the East End’s First Congressional District. The


Jay Schneiderman

Schneiderman Reflects on First 100 Days in Office

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman has been on the job for 100 days, and he took some time at Tuesday’s town board to thank the town’s workers and reflect on the work the town


Detail from the cover of "Olivia's Birds: Saving the Gulf"

Olivia Bouler Brings her Birding Inspiration to Cutchogue

It’s been almost six years since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico blew up on April 20, 2010, setting off a chain of reactions that led five million barrels of oil to


Misty morning farmland.

New State Law Will Allow Riverhead To Refinance CPF Debt

Along with the New York State Budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation April 4 allowing Riverhead Town to restructure the town’s Community Preservation Fund debt, which currently costs more each year than the town is


A still from "The Messenger," a documentary to be screened at the April 17 Spring Docs Day

Hamptons Take 2 Film Fest Launches Spring Docs Day

The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival is presenting a special “Spring Docs Day,” comprised of three compelling, animal-related films and a day-long silent auction on Sunday, April 17 at the Bay Street Theater in


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