This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.23.14

Spinach Season, Aquebogue
Spinach Season, Aquebogue

Good Morning!

• The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be at East Hampton Town Hall today at 1 p.m. to discuss their contentious plans for shoring up downtown Montauk. The public will be able to ask questions at this informational meeting.

Southold students planted dune grass in Orient on Tuesday | Courtesy Group for the East End
Southold students planted dune grass in Orient on Tuesday | Courtesy Group for the East End

• Group for the East End spent Earth Day  doing a dune restoration project with Southold Elementary School third graders at Orient Beach State Park, where they planted more than 1,200 plugs of beach grass. Earth Day events continue on the East End through this weekend. The Beacon’s full listings are online here.

•  A Greener Southampton  will hold a kick-off event for their “The Solution is in the Bag” anti-plastic bag and pro-recycling campaign this Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at the King Kullen in Bridgehampton and from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Stop & Shop in Hampton Bay. They’ll be having free giveaways, demonstrations and activities.

• The North Fork Animal Welfare League is creating a 2015 Calendar featuring some of their former shelter residents in their new homes. If you would like your adopted pet to be their Pet of the Month, send an email letting them know you’re interested to They have a professional photographer who will visit your home or your favorite park to take the photos. They’ll continue looking for North Fork pets to feature in the calendar until June 1, 2014, at which time they will hold a drawing to pick their monthly stars.

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

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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