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Kelly Knudson

Ditch the Fertilizer — Learn Healthy Planting Practices on the North Fork This Weekend

The North Fork Environmental Council and the North Fork Audubon Society are pairing up this Saturday for a special seminar on how to kick the toxic chemical habit when it comes to taking care of


OLA Development and Outreach Associate Itzel Nava, Executive Director Minerva Perez and founder Isabel Sepulveda at the March 11 Pachanga for Peace & Unity.

OLA Feels the Urgency of Now

If you’ve attended any public meeting on the South Fork in the past couple months, chances are that Minerva Perez, Executive Director of the Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island, has been there advocating


The Grumman Boulevard entrance to the Enterprise Park at Calverton.

Riverhead Intends to Sell EPCAL to Luminati Aerospace

The long-languishing former Grumman manufacturing plant that the U.S. Navy gave to Riverhead Town’s Industrial Development Agency in 1998 could soon be in the hands of ultralight aircraft manufacturer Luminati Aerospace, which purchased the 16-acre


Peter Van Scoyoc  |  photo courtesy Peter Van Scoyoc

Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc Announces He Will Run For East Hampton Town Supervisor

East Hampton Town Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc announced Monday that he plans to run for East Hampton Town Supervisor this November, after current Supervisor Larry Cantwell announced this winter that he did not plan


Fire Fighter was hauled out at Goodison Shipyards in Rhode Island Jan. 10 | photo courtesy Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum

America’s Fireboat Gets a Makeover

Greenport has been missing a little bit of history all winter without the FDNY fireboat Fire Fighter tied to the pier near the ferry to Shelter Island. But by the time you read this, Fire


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The Beacon Goes to Press

The Beacon is now in print! Our monthly publication launched today, on April Fool’s Day, because this may seem to you like a foolish idea. Despite the changes in the national news industry, the East End has


Congressman Lee Zeldin at a New York League of Conservation Voters forum in Riverhead this fall.

Featured Letter: Lee Zeldin Has Forsaken The Responsibility of Governing

To Whom It May Concern, Lee Zeldin has forsaken the responsibility of governing for petty party politics and squabbles. The past two months have presented Congressman Zeldin a unique opportunity to demonstrate where his, and his


At 41 North Phillips Avenue.

Southampton Town Unanimously Approves Zone Change for Speonk Workforce Housing

The Southampton Town Board voted unanimously March 28 to approve a zone change that would allow a new affordable housing complex in Speonk. The Speonk Commons mixed-use retail and 38-unit workforce housing project is proposed


Matthew Conlon and Rebecca Edana in HTC's production of "An Act of the Imagination.". Tom Kochie photo.

All in the Imagination: HTC’s Devious Murder Mystery

The mood is a character in Hampton Theatre Company’s spring mystery production of Bernard Slade’s “An Act of the Imagination,” which opened this weekend at the Quogue Community House. Top-notch acting, Diana Marbury’s lush Victorian


Sawyer Spielberg and Eric Svendsen at a read-through of their new production of "Extinction" at Guild Hall.

Friendship, “Extinction” and Immersive Theater

Friendship is at the core of our experience of the world — it is through our friends’ eyes that we reflect their perceptions and social morays and ultimately evolve, and it is the rupture of


East Hampton's Little League fields on Pantigo Place could be the site of the town's new satellite emergency room

East Hampton Gets Ready for Satellite ER

Southampton Hospital’s plan to build a satellite emergency room in East Hampton got a big boost this month when it received a $10 million state grant toward the project. East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell


The caretaker cottage near Squiretown Park, which the Ecological Culture Initiative hopes to use as a headquarters while working on a transformative vision for Hampton Bays.

A Permaculture Paradise for Hampton Bays?

There was a time when the idea of a Green Revolution meant an increase in crop yields through use of fertilizers, pesticides and hybridization of seeds, but the green revolution planned by a group of


Matthew Conlon and Rebecca Edana in HTC's production of "An Act of the Imagination.". Tom Kochie photo.

“An Act of the Imagination” Opens in Quogue

“An Act of the Imagination,” Bernard Slade’s masterful and suspense filled mystery, will be the third play of the Hampton Theatre Company’s 2016-2017 season, opening on March 23 at the Quogue Community Hall and


Congressman Lee Zeldin at a New York League of Conservation Voters forum in Riverhead this fall.

In Letter to Constituents, Lee Zeldin Spells Out Position on New Health Care Act

East End Congressman Lee Zeldin spelled out his position on the pending repeal of former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, and on his support for the replacement bill, the American Health Care Act,


Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan

East End Poet Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan Named Long Island Poet of the Year

North Sea Poetry Scene founder and longtime poetry advocate Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan, a former Suffolk County Poet Laureate, has been named the Long Island Poet of the Year by the Walt Whitman Birthplace. She will receive


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