This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.8.14

Members of the cast of Southold and Greenport High Schools' "The 39 Steps," a favorite of Teeny Awards judges
Members of the cast of Southold and Greenport High Schools’ “The 39 Steps,” a favorite of Teeny Awards judges | Teeny Awards photo

Good Morning!

• The 12th Annual Teeny Awards nominees were announced yesterday, honoring high school actors for their work over the past year. Cast members from “A Murder Among Us” at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor, “Much Ado About Nothing” at Longwood High School in Middle Island, “The 39 Steps” at Southold/Greenport and “Carousel” at Shoreham-Wading River seemed to be a favorite of Teeny judges. The full list of nominees is online here. The Teeny Awards, given out each year by East End Arts, will be given out on June 8 at 3 p.m. at Longwood High School.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hear a presentation on a proposed pedestrian bridge over the Peconic River to Riverside and discuss downtown dock fees and regional plastic bag bans at its 10 a.m. work session today. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hear a presentation on a proposed “Hampton Hopper” bus service at their 11:30 a.m. work session today. Their full agenda is online here.

• The 19th Annual East End Garden Festival, which benefits the Peconic Bay Medical Center, begins today and continues through the weekend. The festival will be held at Tanger 1 in Riverhead, the Great Lawn in Westhampton Beach and the PBMC Health Manorville Campus on Route 111S. The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.  More information is online here.

• The Peconic Estuary Program is looking for volunteers to help them build a native plant garden in Flanders at the Big Duck Spring Fair on Sat., May 17, beginning at 10 a.m. The Peconic Estuary Program is currently offering grants to homeowners who live in the Reeves Bay watershed, which includes the Big Duck, to install native gardens and rain barrels. More information on that program is online here.

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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