East End Beacon
Winter corn, Cutchogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.18.18

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 34 degrees but wind chill values between 5 and 15, with a northwest wind 9 to 16 miles per hour. It will be mostly


Flanders Bay, sunrise

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.17.18

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain before noon today, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 3 p.m., then a chance of snow after 3 p.m., with a high near 37 degrees


Breaking up is hard to do.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.16.18

Good Morning! • There’s a slight chance of rain and snow after 1 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 37 degrees but wind chill values between 15 and 25.


Snow fog, Jamesport

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.12.18

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain and fog today, with thunderstorms also possible after 11 a.m. and a high near 60. It will be breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 miles per hour,


Scalloping in the ice floes, Great Peconic

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.11.18

Good Morning! • There’s a 40 percent chance of rain today, with patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, we’re expecting mostly cloudy skies, with a steady temperature in the low 50s. We’re expecting rain, heavy


A bridge to winter...

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.10.18

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 36 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a temperature rising to around 39


West Landing, Hampton Bays, Monday afternoon.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.9.18

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 41 degrees, with a west wind 14 to 17 miles per hour and chill values between 20 and 30. It will be mostly clear


Southampton Town Board candidates TommyJohn Schiavoni, Julie Lofstad, Stan Glinka and Thea Dombrowski-Fry

Four for Two Seats on Southampton Town Board

Read Our Coverage of the Southampton Town Supervisor Candidate Debate Incumbent Republican Councilman Stan Glinka and Democratic Councilwoman Julie Lofstad are seeking re-election this year, and two educators are also looking for seats on the


East Hampton Town Board candidates Jeff Bragman, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, Paul Giardia and Jerry Larsen.

Lively Discussion for East Hampton Town Council

Read Our Coverage of the League of Women Voters’ East Hampton Town Supervisor Debate Only one incumbent, Democrat Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, is running for East Hampton Town Board this year, after Councilman Fred Overton decided not


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


When Darkness Falls Early...

Rural Character, Strategic Growth are the Focus of Mattituck Forum

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association is hosting a major forum this Saturday, May 20 on “Maintaining Rural Character While Planning for Strategic Growth.” The forum, to be held at the Mattituck-Laurel Library from 11 a.m. to


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


Faith and Human Rights Groups Launch Unity Collaborative in Hampton Bays

About 100 people gathered into the Southampton Town Senior Center in Hampton Bays Sunday afternoon for a grassroots town hall meeting to share their concerns about the human impact of the direction the country


Bells for the New Year

Stories We’re Watching in 2017

This past year was a doozy of unpredictability on a national level, but here on the East End, the big stories were more about waiting and seeing than about dramatic change.  With New Year’s Day upon


A graphical description of saltwater intrusion in the LICAP report.

Hearings to be held on Long Island State of the Aquifer Report

The Long Island Commission for Aquifer Protection (LICAP) will present the Commission’s new State of the Aquifer report for public input at public hearings in the upcoming week in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The first


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