Corn After the Storm
Corn After the Storm

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high near 68 degrees and a north wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 50. Tomorrow is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 71, Thursday is expected to be sunny, with a high near 65, and there’s a 40 percent chance of showers on Friday, when the high temperature is expected to be around 68 degrees.

• The weekend’s rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of all who attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of Amagansett’s first schoolhouse, which was recently brought back home to the school grounds. School Superintendent Eleanor Tritt, along with elected leaders, spoke before the ribbon cutting, and Hugh King gave a history lesson of the schoolhouse and other historical buildings in Amagansett.

• Riverhead CAP is congratulating all retailers who passed an alcohol compliance check conducted by the Riverhead Police Department on September 25. One hundred percent of the retailers that were picked for the compliance check refused the sale.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss allowing the public to charge electric vehicles at town charging stations, a proposed helicopter noise meeting for Oct. 17 and septic upgrade programs at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. Their evening regular meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss proposed rental registry and truck legislations and the proposed 2016 town budget at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets at 2 p.m. today. They will hold a public hearing on not allowing parking between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. at the municipal parking lot between Union and Maple avenues.

• The Noyac Civic Council hosts a Meet the Candidates night tonight with candidates for Southampton Town office. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Old Noyac Schoolhouse. More information is online here.

• Guild Hall in East Hampton presents a free staged reading tonight of Richard Brockman’s “Air Rites,” the story of the dream, the realization, and the death of New York’s Pennsylvania Station. The story weaves through the lives of three families – the ‘family’ that built it, the family that destroyed it, and the family of a boy whose passion for trains imagined it. [Free]

• The Hamptons International Film Festival begins this Thursday, and there are a whole host of new programs in store, including a series on compassion and justice and an entire section of films shot in Suffolk County. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• A class in Memoir Writing with Eileen Obser at Bridgehampton’s Hampton Library begins tonight, Oct. 6. at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $65 for 5 sessions. The class will cover research techniques, excerpts from well-known memoirs and journals, writing exercises, and marketing
information. All levels of writing ability are welcome. For more information, contact the library at 631.537.0015.

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


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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