This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.9.14

Buckets of Rain
Buckets of Rain

Good Morning!

Osprey pole• The Group for the East End need some strong helpers to get an osprey pole up in Southold this afternoon at 3 p.m. Call their office for more information at 631.765.6450.

• Fishermen out in Montauk had a lot to say to the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management about offshore wind farms yesterday. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele, the only Independent member of the New York State Legislature, has introduced a constitutional amendment in the legislature which would establish an open primary system for congressional and state elections in New York. A similar system was enacted in California in 2010.  The amendment would allow all voters to vote in the primaries without regard to party preference of the voter.

• The Beacon’s report on Dr. Chris Gobler’s State of the Bays is online here. The state is not great, he says.

• Buddhist author Mark Epstein, M.D., whose most recent book is “The Trauma of Everyday Life,” will be the guest speaker at Writers Speak Wednesday at Stony Brook Southampton tonight at 7 p.m. More information is online here.

• The Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s annual vacation guide to Montauk is now available online.

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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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