Herb season
Herb season

Good Morning!

• South Fork County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is looking to regulate gas stations that charge as much as a dollar more for credit card transactions than they do for cash, a practice that is becoming more common on the East End. He’s asking the legislature to support a bill that will require the gas stations to issue a prompt to consumers at the pump letting them know of the surcharge and asking them to accept it before they pump their gas.

• The Hampton Jitney is holding a “Design a Jitney” contest in honor of their 40th Anniversary. Anyone can enter a design that celebrates motorcoach transport between the East End and the city. Their design will be converted into a bus wrap. The contest ends April 30. More information is online here.

• The Hamptons International Film Festival is now accepting submissions to this fall’s festival. More information is online here.

• East End Arts is accepting submissions to its Third Annual National Art Competition and Gallery Show. The theme is “The Creative Process,” and jurors are  Peter Marcelle and Gerald Peters. The early deadline is April 8, but work will be accepted through April 15 for an additional charge. More information is online here.

• The Amagansett Chamber of Commerce is having their very first networking night on Tues., April 29 at D’Canela’s at 195 Main Street, from 5 to 7 p.m. There will appetizers and a cash bar for $15. Bring plenty of business cards for networking and  raffles. RSVP to Joi at director@amagansettchamber.org or at 516.456.4016.

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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