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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


Maritime

Maritime Festival is Upon Us

For the past 28 years, the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation in Greenport has celebrated the nautical history of the East End with its Maritime Festival, which continues this year on the


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


Waiting for José in downtown Montauk Monday.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.19.17

Good Morning! • We’re in for some pretty snotty weather over the next couple days due to Hurricane José’s passage to our east out in the Atlantic Ocean. As of the National Weather Service’s latest


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


Lost & Found

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.18.17

Good Morning! • The surf is up today in anticipation of Hurricane José’s passage east of the American coast tomorrow, and the National Weather Service placed the East End under a Tropical Storm Watch effective


Cricket Tell The Weather will perform at next weekend's Sag Harbor American Music Festival

Sag Harbor American Music Festival Returns

The Sag Harbor American Music Festival returns to the concert venues and streets of Sag Harbor Village for its seventh season Sept. 21 through 24. This year’s festival features two main stage concerts at the


Thursday afternoon at Louse Point, Springs.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.15.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 79 degrees and a south wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. It


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


Heavy crop...

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.14.17

Good Morning! • There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon today, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 76 degrees, with patchy fog before 9 a.m. The wind


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,


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