Ocean perils, Hampton Bays
Ocean perils, Hampton Bays

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 53 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30 early. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 36. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 60. There’s a 70 percent chance of showers Friday, with a steady temperature around 58 degrees.

• “Lost in Yonkers” is believed by many to be the best play Neil Simon ever wrote, and, beginning tomorrow, you can get a chance to see this poignant coming-of-age story performed by the fine actors of the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue. More information is online here.

• Several East End arts and nature organizations are teaming up, beginning this weekend, for a new program to collect beach trash and turn it into sculptures about marine life. Read the details in our sister publication, The Peconic Bathtub, online here.

• Greenport Village and Michael’s Hope are hosting a free Narcan training class at the Old School House in Front Street in Greenport tomorrow, March 31, at 5:30 p.m. Narcan is a fast-acting antidote to opium overdose. To reserve your place in the training, email ihateheroin621@gmail.com or call 631.384.0142.

• The long-awaited repaving project of Montauk Highway in downtown Hampton Bays is expected to begin the week of April 4, weather permitting, and could continue into the week of April 11. The paving project will run through downtown Hampton Bays from Flanders Road on the west to Bittersweet just east of the King Kullen Shopping Center.   There will be no parking on Montauk Highway during the project.

• Senator Ken LaValle is requesting nominations for a woman to be recognized as a NY State Senate First District’s “Woman of Distinction”.   Residents of the Senate District are encouraged to nominate friends, spouses, coworkers and neighborhood leaders who have performed outstanding work on behalf of their communities. The nomination form is online 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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