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30 September 2017

Chicken Cobbler for the Harvest Moon

A Harvest Moon Dinner

Bringing Greetings from the Avian World

It’s official: I’m a bird nerd. On a Saturday in late July I joined nine of my colleagues in becoming a Vird Ambassador as part of a new National Audubon Society (NAS) initiative to


Environmental Groups Release Green Guide for East Hampton Candidates

Seventeen independent environmental groups have joined forces to ensure candidates in this fall’s election for East Hampton Town Board and Town Supervisor are educated about environmental issues facing the town. Representatives from the East Hampton


"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


With a hori-hori knife, division of this spiderwort is a snap.

Divide (And Conquer) Weak Plants

By Susan Tito The proverb “The cobbler’s children have no shoes” could have been written to describe my life. You see, I’ve come to the realization that I help others beautify their gardens, yet I


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


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


Between the Lines: My ‘Kelly 2020’ Signs Should Be Green, Right?

  Ok, Ok, can everybody settle down now, please? Can you hear me in the back? What? I said, CAN YOU HEAR ME IN THE BACK? I SAID… Oh, very funny. Grow up, will ya? First, I like to


Dell Cullum

Dell Cullum’s Wild Island

Dell Cullum’s Wild Island By Kara Westerman Who can you call at 2 a.m. if you need a raccoon driven across the Shinnecock Canal? Is your family of foxes mangy? Is a hedgehog eating you out


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


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


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,


Dave Davis

Dave’s Desk @ Ditch: Reading Into The Practice of Giving

Since leaving the hustle and bustle of the corporate world nearly 15 years ago, it’s not often, if ever, that I find myself perusing the Business and Industry section of the local bookstores or


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