Mattituck's East End Farmers Market, which opened for the season last Friday, will be offering fresh local food again tomorrow and on Fridays through the summer from 3 to 6 p.m. Liza Coppola performed at the market last week.
Mattituck’s East End Farmers Market, which opened for the season last Friday, will be offering fresh local food again tomorrow and on Fridays through the summer from 3 to 6 p.m. Liza Coppola performed at the market last week.

Good Morning!

• East Hampton Town is bracing for this summer’s helicopter traffic with new plans to push helicopters to a higher altitude on their approach and departure from their airport in Wainscott. The Beacon’s full story is online here. Town Board members are urging the public to call 1.800.376.4817 to report noise complaints.

• The Musical Suspects: Terry Sullivan, Dan Koontz and Bill & Ben Chaleff will be sharing songs in memory of folk legends Pete & Toshi Seeger at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight.

• Folks who spoke at a public hearing Tuesday on the scaled-back Sandy Hollow Cove development in Tuckahoe were unimpressed with the changes. The public hearing will continue on May 27. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss East End Arts’ Jump Start program, the ongoing Brownfields Opportunity Area study, their East Lawn Building and a proposed regional plastic bag ban at their 10 a.m. work session today. Their full agenda is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold a public hearing on whether to close their scavenger waste plant at their 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight. They’re also setting public hearings for June 5 at 6:30 p.m. on bills that would prohibit the feeding of geese and the parking of taxicabs in several downtown Montauk parking lots. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss their vehicle acquisition plan at an 11:15 a.m. work session this morning. 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

One thought on “This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.15.14

  1. When I was a child i remember imagining that if something happened to my parents…that Pete Seeger would take care of me. I wish I had been able to attend tonight’s event…but at least I went to Carnegie Hall most years for his birthday celebrations. What an amazing man.

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