This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.15.15

Down by the Bay
Down by the Bay

Good Morning!

• The East Hampton Town Board will vote on a resolution seeking requests for proposals for a new town hall complex at their 6:30 p.m. meeting at town hall tonight. The old brick town hall, directly behind a complex of historic buildings that are serving as the new town hall, will likely need to be torn down and replaced with new town offices to accomodate town workers currently working in a complex on Pantigo Place, which would be sold. The board will also hold a public hearing on an update to the town’s housing implementation plan. The full agenda is online here.

• The building that houses the literati landmark Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor was just listed for $2.9 million with Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Canio’s owners Maryanne Calandrille and Kathryn Szoka rent the 886-square-foot storefront in a building that also houses three apartments.

• The Riverhead Town Board plans to talk about breweries and rental permits at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Then they’re going to discuss contracts and litigation in executive session! Their full agenda is online here.

The Wedding Singer• Mattituck’s North Fork Community Theatre just took home a slew of awards in the 2014 BroadwayWorld Long Island Regional Awards. Last year’s production of Into The Woods garnered awards for Matt Senese (The Baker) for best actor in a musical and for Ella Watts (Little Red Riding Hood) for best actress in a musical. The theater’s summer production of The Wedding Singer won awards for best musical, best ensemble performance in a musical and for best choreographer for Meagan Schmid. The company’s next production, Moon over Buffalo, opens tomorrow night.

• Have you gotten your tickets for Rockin’ for the Homeless yet? The annual concert at Riverhead’s Polish Hall, which raises money for the East End Homeless Outreach Network, is little more than a week away. Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks will be there, and so will Who Are Those Guys and Boot Scoot Boogie. And maybe you’ll be there too. Tickets are available all over the North Fork. More information is online here.

• Your presence is demanded in the audience of rockstar freelance reporter (and sometimes Beacon contributor) Gianna Volpe, whose new radio show, the FrEElance Report, is airing on AM 1390 WRIV at 8:15 a.m. this morning. Today, Ms. Volpe interviews North Fork power chefs Taylor Knapp and Marco Pellegrini. We’ll post a podcast of her report to The Beacon’s Facebook page tomorrow.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.



Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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