The Bitter End
The Bitter End

Good Morning!

• We’re seeing widespread frost across the Est End this morning, but we’re expecting sunny skies and a high near 58 degrees today. The wind will be calm, becoming southwest 5 to 8 miles per hour. Tonight, there’ll be increasing clouds, with a low around 44 degrees. There’s an 80 percent chance of rain tomorrow, with a high near 58, winds from the northeast at 9 to 16 miles per hour and precipitation amounts between a quarter and a half an inch. Wednesday is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a high near 58 degrees.

• As contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began work excavating the beach along downtown Montauk to fill geotextile tubes with sand to shore up the beach in front of downtown hotels, the Montauk community has watched in shock as excavators began digging into a dune at Kirk Park Beach, with arrests and protests throughout the past few days. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The East Hampton Group For Wildlife is holding a rally next Saturday, Nov. 14, at 1:30 PM, against East Hampton Village’s deer sterilization program, which has left many weakened dear to die during childbirth. The rally will begin at the windmill at the east end of East Hampton Village and protesters will march down village sidewalks to village hall. For more information, email Bill Crain, president, East Hampton Group for Wildlife, at

• The East End Opry at Fresh in Bridgehampton continues tonight with featured performer Mick Hargreaves and performances by Deer France and Bob Wallen. More information is online here. [No Cover]

• Guild Hall Museum Director Christina Strassfield gives a tour and insights into A Sense of Place, selections from The Museum’s permanent collection, this afternoon at 12:30 p.m. The exhibit is on view in the Moran Gallery through January 3, 2016. More information is online here. [Free]

Last Days in Vietnam
Last Days in Vietnam

• The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton hosts a screening this afternoon of “Last Days in Vietnam,” documentarian Rory Kennedy’s look at the last days of the American war in Vietnam.  The screening begins at 3 p.m. More information is online here. [Free]

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your very own free copy each week, sign up here.

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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