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• Southampton Town has unanimously approved the much-debated Sandy Hollow Cove workforce housing project in Tuckahoe, creating the first affordable rental housing complex in Southampton east of the Shinnecock Canal. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Peconic Landing in Greenport is hosting a film screening and Q&A with filmmaker Amei Wallach on her new film, “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here,” at 7:30 p.m. tonight in their main auditorium. The film follows North Fork resident and world-famous artist Ilya Kabakov – two decades after he fled the Soviet Union – as he overcomes his fears to install six walk-through installations in venues throughout Moscow where once he was forbidden to exhibit his work.

• Peconic Estuary Program Director Alison Branco will discuss the environmental challenges facing the Peconic Estuary, the role the Peconic Estuary Program plays in solving them, and plans to expand the program and re-kindle local participation at a special lecture hosted by the North Fork Audubon Society tonight at 7 p.m. at the Southold Town Peconic Lane Community Center in Peconic.

• Weather permitting, local teen bands from all over Southampton Township will rock the Ponquogue Beach on Dune Road in Hampton Bays tonight at 8 p.m.(rain date June 20) in Southampton Town’s annual Battle of the Bands. We’ll provide updated information if it is cancelled. For more information, contact the Southampton Town Youth Bureau at 631.702.2432.

• Group for the East End, Group to Save Goldsmith Inlet and the Mattituck-Southold-Greenport JROTC are holding their annual cleanup of the Goldsmith Inlet area in Peconic Saturday morning from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Meet at Goldsmith Beach Parking Lot. Wear sturdy shoes. For more information, contact Jenn Hartnagel at 631.765.6450 ext. 211 or at

• The Town of Southold is holding an information meeting about land use and zoning for Orient residents tomorrow, June 14 at 10 a.m. at Poquatuck Hall on Village Lane in Orient.

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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