In the Woods
In the Woods

Good Morning!

• Southampton Hospital is hosting a blood drive today from 7 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.  A pint of blood can save up to three lives. Donors must be between the age of 17 and 76, be in good health, and weigh over 110 pounds, and must bring a photo ID. For more information, call 631.726.8336.

• The North Fork Animal Welfare League is looking for a new seasonal employee to work from mid-May through the end of September. Their new team member will be supervising summer off-site adoption events as well as covering animal care at the shelter when needed. The position requires a love of both animals and people and great flexibility in scheduling. Please call Gillian at 631.765.1811 for details.

One of The Retreat's Brewathon Teams
One of The Retreat’s Brewathon Teams

• Paddlers for Humanity raised $15,000 at the Montauk Brewathon two weeks ago, which they’re giving to The Retreat for programs directly impacting the lives of kids. Retreat staff members brought three teams and lots of spirit to the event.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss a feasibility plan for the old armory building on Route 58 at their 10 a.m. work session today, as well as recreation programs and alarm code fees. Their full agenda 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

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