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Another roadside attraction…

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a slight chance of showers before noon, but otherwise mostly cloudy skies, with a high near 68 degrees and an east wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight, we’re expecting gradual clearing, with a low around 43 degrees. Tomorrow is expected to be sunny, with a high near 74 degrees and Friday is expected to be sunny, with a high near 72 degrees. The weekend is expected to be partly sunny both days, with highs in the low 70s.

• Southold Town is partnering with Southold VOICE to sponsor a shoreline clean-up on May 16 and 17, with removal of debris by town personnel at the following “drop spots”: Mattituck: Breakwater Beach, Bailie Beach and Veterans Beach Cutchogue/New Suffolk: New Suffolk Beach and Nassau Point Causeway Southold/Peconic: Indian Neck Road Beach, Kenney’s Beach, South Harbor Park, Goose Creek Beach and Cedar Beach Southold/Greenport: Town Beach and Sound Drive/67 Steps East Marion/Orient Truman’s Beach and Lands’ End. For more information, contact 631.655.7255.

• Southampton Town Councilwoman Christine Scalera and members of the community are hosting the annual planting day for the Flanders Community Garden at the David Crohan Community Center this Saturday, May 9 at 9:30 a.m. In celebration of National Public Gardens Day and in coordination with a series of events held at Bridge Gardens, The Madoo Conservancy and LongHouse Reserve, the plantings will include an assortment of vegetables, herbs, and flowers.  For more information, call 631.287.5745.

• The Southampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force is hosting “Synergy,” an open conversation between the police and other community members next Thursday, May 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Duke Lecture Hall at Stony Brook Southampton. They’re inviting all members of the public to attend.

• Stony Brook Southampton is hosting writers from the school’s MFA in Creative Writing program tonight at Writers Speak Wednesday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s Radio Lounge. More information is online here.

• Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program and the Peconic Estuary program are hosting an evening of citizen science monitoring and tagging Horseshoe Crabs as they come to shore to spawn on Cedar Beach next Saturday, May 16. 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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