East End Beacon
Tuesday morning in West Creek

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.16.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88 degrees and a west wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 64. Thursday will


This could be anywhere on the East End these days, but it’s Noyac Road on the afternoon trade parade.

The New Crawl: Life on a Crowded Fork

by George Cork Maul Everybody heading East on Sunrise Highway from up West is used to going 65 miles per hour until they reach the Lobster Inn in Shinnecock Hills, where the signs change to


At Quannacut's current outpatient facility on Harrison Avenue in Riverhead.

ELIH Wins Grant for Quannacut Expansion

Quannacut is a Native American word for hope, or for a rainbow, and on the East End of Long Island the name has long been synonymous with the hope offered at Eastern Long Island


Retired teacher Bob Jester gives a lesson in induction at the grand opening of the seaport museum's room named in his honor.

East End Seaport Museum Celebrates New Children’s Room: Capt. Bob’s Quarter Deck

Greenport’s East End Seaport Museum, which long has provided nautical educational activities for kids, has now taken the immersive educational experience one step further, opening up a brand new children’s room on Aug. 4. The


Plum Island in a Department of Homeland Security aerial photo.

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Plum Island

Just weeks after Congressman Lee Zeldin’s bill to preserve Plum Island passed the House of Representatives for the second time, U.S. Senators have finally taken up the cause in their branch of Congress. Senators Richard Blumenthal


State Assemblyman Fred Thiele

Considering Congressional Run, Thiele Calls for Focus on Working Class Issues

While South Fork State Assemblyman Fred Thiele mulls a run for Congress in 2018, the 22-year veteran state legislator is still dreaming about fixes for dysfunction in Albany. Mr. Thiele praised the virtues of grassroots


Zeldin’s Statement on Health Care Act Vote

Congressman Lee Zeldin voted yes on the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), which passed the House of Representatives on May 4. The bill would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. After this


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


The Robins Island pound trap

A Region-Wide Collaboration to Protect the Peconic Bays

The Peconic Estuary now has one more organization devoted to its protection, one that draws from natural resource experts in all the towns and villages on the East End. The Peconic Estuary Protection Committee, approved


The property in question stands at the gateway to Mattituck.

Mattituck Developer Nixes Proposal for Shops & Apartments

A Mattituck builder has withdrawn his proposal for a new development at the gateway to Mattituck, after more than two hours of public testimony Sept. 22, mostly from people opposed to the project. Builder Paul


East Hampton Airport Restrictions Postponed to June 8

Memorial Day Weekend may not be as quiet as many East Enders had hoped. A series of new noise restrictions at East Hampton Airport, initially slated to go into effect today, have been postponed to


Southold Poised to Air Short-Term Rental Law

On April 21, the Southold Town Board set a public hearing for June 2 for a new short-term rental law that will prohibit residents from renting out their homes for fewer than seven nights. The law is


Southampton is celebrating the grand opening of two new trails connecting Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton and Noyac this weekend.

Southampton Woodland Footpaths to Officially Open Saturday

Southampton Town and the Southampton Trails Preservation Society are celebrating the grand opening this weekend of a series of Hamlet-to-Hamlet woodland footpaths between Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton and Noyac. At 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, representatives


The Galley Ho, to the right, has been sitting on cribbing since it was moved back from the water after being damaged in Hurricane Sandy.

Southold Approves New Suffolk’s New Galley Ho

It took just a few seconds for the Southold Town Planning Board to unanimously approve a new restaurant at the old Galley Ho restaurant in New Suffolk at a special meeting Monday afternoon. A vocal


Goldsmith Inlet, this week, with a big sand spit.

What Happened to Goldsmith Inlet Portion of Army Corps North Shore Study? Southold’s Not Sure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the midst of a study of a swath of the north shore of the North Fork, in between Peconic and Greenport, looking for ways to prevent erosion


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