Mr. Bacon's Big Adventure
Mr. Bacon’s Big Adventure

Good morning!

• The New York State DEC has hatched a plan to kill or capture all the swans in the state by the year 2025. Really. More info here.

• Martin Luther King Day celebrations across the East End begin today with the Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force’s annual service, titled “Rise Up and Restore the Dream,” today at the Orient Congregational Church at 4 p.m. Information on this and other services is available here.

• If you’re in a romantic mood today, head down to the Amagansett Library at 2 p.m. to hear Jerome Kern’s work as part of the library’s series on The Hollywood Songbook. In Riverhead, Daniel Baer will be performing at 2 p.m. as part of the Piano Plus series at the Riverhead Free Library. Guild Hall in East Hampton will host a free screening of “Teddy Bear” at 4:30 p.m. as part of their winter film series in conjunction with the East Hampton Library.

• If you want to be kept in the know with The Beacon’s Week In Review, delivered via email in the wee hours of Sunday mornings, you can add your name to the mailing list here.

• Here’s this week’s Week in Review, in case you missed it. Enjoy your Sunday!

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she 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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