Stubbornly Seeking Spring, New Suffolk
For Lilly Andrews, New Suffolk

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 52 degrees and a northwest wind 22 to 24 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 43. Tonight will be clear, with a low around 27. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 50. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers Thursday, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 63.

• The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force will hold an event titled Synergy, an open conversation between the police and community members, on Thursday, April 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southold Town Recreation Center on Peconic Lane in Peconic.

• The North Fork Environmental Council will be holding its first annual Earth Day 5K Run on Sunday, April 24. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Congressman Lee Zeldin will host his next mobile office hours, where constituents can sit down with the congressman or a staff member for a one-on-one to discuss their issues or concerns, next Monday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. Walk-ins are welcome.

• The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research & Preservation’s Pick It Up! beach cleanups begin this Saturday, April 2. From 10 a.m. to noon, volunteers work to rid Long Island of marine debris. All are welcome. Call them at 631.369.9840 or email to let them know you’re coming. To find a beach near you and for more information, visit

• Group for the East End is also beginning a coastal cleanup series along the North Fork this Saturday. From 10 a.m. to noon, volunteers will be at three different sites: Golsmith’s Inlet, Kenny’s & McCabe’s beaches. Trash collected will be repurposed into sculptures of wildlife impacted by marine debris. Please wear closed toed shoes and work gloves! Additional supplies and refreshments will be provided! Email Jessica Kennelly,, let us know what beach you’re coming to!

• The Riverhead Animal Shelter on Youngs Avenue is running low on peanut butter for the peanut butter bones for the dogs. Any donations of creamy peanut butter would be greatly appreciated.

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

2 thoughts on “This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.29.16

  1. The dinghy full of flowers was part of the send-off for Lilly Andrews, who passed away last week.

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