East End Beacon

2 December 2017


Building Good Science

The dancers at last year's One Billion Rising event at Bay Street Theatre | Tom Kochie photo

A Dance that Can Protect the Women of the World

Despite all the advances women have made in the past few decades, one in three women today have still experienced violence against them at some point in their lives. When playwright Eve Ensler, creator of

Save EH's current Facebook cover photo asks East Hampton residents to contact Governor Cuomo about the new transmission poles.

Cantwell: Cuomo’s Office Hears East Hampton on PSEG

As workers from PSEG finish putting up a series of 60-foot tall transmission line poles through the residential backroads of East Hampton en route to Amagansett, a growing effort is afoot in East Hampton

Volleyball Season Soon, Breakwater Beach, Mattituck

This Week In Pictures — Feb. 22, 2014

Somewhere, buried under all this snow, is the first hint of spring. This week was a week of waiting, watching and hoping for a future divorced from the polar vortex. But sometimes it’s difficult

Filling up your belly at Spicy's.

Good Eats: Spicy’s Barbecue

If you’re alive, you’ve gotta eat. And if you’ve gotta eat, you’ve gotta put some decent calories in your belly. And if it’s winter and it’s cold and you’re feeling around in your pockets

If your septic system looks like this, you might want to enter the Suffolk County septic lottery.

East Hampton Examines Its Waste; Gets to the Bottom of Tax Bill Fracas

As Long Island’s deepening nitrate-in-the-water crisis continues, East Hampton Town is considering measures that could help both the town’s bottom line and homeowners with aging septic systems. The town hired Pio Lombardo of Lombardo Associates

New North Fork State Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo addressed a group of parents upset about the Common Core at a forum in Riverhead in late January.

When Common Core Becomes a Political Football

There’s no denying that the New York State Education Department’s rollout of the new Common Core education standards has been a disaster. As public school students throughout the state bore the brunt of tests

Which side are you on?

This Week in Pictures — Feb. 16, 2014

If you sit on these benches, you can see the carousel. If you see the carousel, you can see the sundial in the concrete on the sidewalk where people walk. If you walk down

Jewlee Trudden

A Singer-Songwriter Hotbed in the Works for Riverhead

When songwriter Bryan Downey built a recording studio in the Noyac woods in 2009, he didn’t know he’d be tapping a deep vein of singer-songwriters that live, write and work on the East End.


Southampton Board Proposes Alternative Ethics Rules; Awaits Developer’s Move on CPI

After several months of debate on the Southampton Town Board over Councilwoman Bridget Fleming’s proposal that political party officials not be allowed to serve on the town’s three main land use boards, her colleagues

The proposed route for the new power transmission line from East Hampton to Amagansett | Save EH Facebook photo

New Power Poles Plague East Hampton

In the month since PSEG took over the operation of Long Island’s electric grid, they’ve already made a slew of enemies in East Hampton, where the utility company is putting in newer, taller poles

Deer have moved into town.

Southold Gives Deer Cull the Go-Ahead; Cell Tower the Thumbs-Down

The Southold Town Board voted unanimously last night to spend $25,000 on the USDA deer cull proposed by the Long Island Farm Bureau, making Southold the only town left on the East End that

The capped Southold Town landfill on Cox Lane, where Northville Industries is proposing a power plant.

Peak Power Proposal Pitched for Cutchogue Landfill

Renewable energy companies have been pitching putting solar projects on top of the capped Cutchogue landfill for years, but today, a more traditional energy plant is being eyed for the site. Stephen Ripp of Northville

Where is Centerville, Anyway?

Centerville….A Real Nice Place to Raise Your Kids Up?

When I was just a child in Mattituck, I wished every day that small town life would be a movie, preferably a Western movie, with real gunslingers and women hiding behind chiffon curtains and

Waiting for the Fireworks. HarborFrost, Sag Harbor, Saturday.

This Week in Pictures — February 9, 2014

We Instagrammed all our Week In Picture photos this week, because, sometimes, the world is just too gray to look at without a few nice rosy filters and a nice boxy format. Have a

Real estate signs are becoming fewer and more far between as houses sell like hotcakes.

Real Estate Finished 2013 on an Upbeat

Realtors and real estate analysts seem to agree that the East End real estate market has finally recovered from the doldrums of the Great Recession. Reports from Douglas Elliman, The Corcoran Group, Town & Country

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