Waiting out the storm, New Suffolk
Waiting out the storm, New Suffolk

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog this morning and a chance of drizzle or light rain before noon, and rain is likely this evening, mainly after 5 p.m. Otherwise, it will be cloudy, with a high near 55 and an east wind 7 to 11 mph. Overnight, rain is expected to taper off, with a low around 46 degrees. There’s a 40 percent chance of drizzle Thursday, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain Friday, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 58.

• The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill is embarking this weekend on a three-month long exhibition exploring the most watery parts of this world. “Radical Seafaring” explores the growing number of works created on the water, and with water as a theme, by contemporary artists whose work engages the questions surrounding a changing natural world. More information is online here.

• Musicians from the East End will be holding a relief concert for the earthquake in Ecuador at The Stephen Talkhouse tonight, May 4 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Juliana Nash, Alfredo Merat, Little Head Thinks, Luis Munoz Hits, Mambo Loco and DJ Chile will perform. More information is online here. [$20 at the door]

• East End journalist Will James has been working for a while on a radio story for NPRabout the link between Riverhead and the village of San Raymundo in Guatemala. The story appeared on Fresh Air yesterday, but you can listen to it  online here today.

• The following police officers from East End departments were among the 23 officers countywide who received “Top Cop” awards from Suffolk County last week for having the highest number of DWI arrests in the county: Westhampton Beach Police Officer Steven Mcmanus, Quogue Police Officer Robert Hammel, Southampton Village Police Officer Ashley Jones, East Hampton Village Police Officer Steven Niggles, Sag Harbor Sergeant Thomas Pagano, Riverhead Police Officer Timothy Murphy, Southampton Town Police Officer Keith Phillips, East Hampton Town Police Officer Vincent Rantinella, Southold Police Officer Garrett Lake and Shelter Island Police Officer Christopher Drake. Congratulations on keeping our roads safe!

• The Town of Southold will hold its third annual bike swap on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the town Recreation Center on Peconic Lane. Attendees are asked to bring a bike they’re not using to either swap it for a bigger bike or to donate to CAST.  A technician from Country Time Cycle in Mattituck will be on-hand to check bikes for safety, and attendees are asked to bring their helmets to ride the rodeo course run by the Southold Police Department.

Patchogue, NY; Stony Brook Cancer Center second Annual Battle of the Bands “Docs that Rock” at the North Music Venue, May 1, 2016. Bands comprised of doctors and healthcare professionals from Stony Brook Medicine, Eastern Long Island Hospital, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, and Southampton Hospital compete while raising funds to benefit the Bone Marrow Transplant Services for Stony Brook Cancer Center patients, on May 1, 2016, in Patchogue, NY. Photo by Heather Walsh
Side FX at Stony Brook Cancer Center’s second Annual Battle of the Bands “Docs that Rock” at 89 North in Patchogue on May 1  |  Heather Walsh photo

• The band of doctors from Southampton Hospital called SideFX were the winners Sunday of Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s “Docs Who Rock” contest, where five bands comprised of healthcare professionals from four hospitals competed including, Eastern Long Island Hospital, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Southampton Hospital and Stony Brook Medicine. The event raised nearly $8,000, to fund programs for patients at the cancer center’s Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.

• The FoodLab at Stony Brook Southampton has announced its second annual FoodLab Conference, to be held the weekend of June 3 through 5. More information 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

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