On the stands.
On the stands.

Good Morning!

• Southold Town’s public forum on helicopter noise will be held Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Peconic Lane Recreation Center. Members of several Citizens Advisory Committees from the Sag Harbor and Noyac area will be on hand to discuss their issues with noise.

• The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival opens tonight with a free concert of “Russian Memories” on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society at 6:30 p.m. The festival continues for the next four weeks. More information is online here.

• The Hampton Bays Firemen’s Carnival will hold its annual parade through downtown Hampton Bays tonight at 7 p.m. The carnival is open 7 p.m. through 11 p.m. through Aug. 3.

• Southampton Arts Center hosts a discussion with ProPublica’s Paul Steiger tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Steiger is the founding editor-in-chief and CEO of ProPublica, a non-profit, non-partisan newsroom for the public interest. More information is online here.

• Suffolk County’s crapSHOOT Video Contest deadline is now Sept. 1. The county is looking for short films and public service announcements that discuss nitrogen the Nitrogen pollution in the bays and illustrate ways that homeowners, gardeners, farmers, pet owners and communities can improve water quality by changing simple behaviors. They’re looking for a 30 to 60-second public service announcement and a one to three minute short film, all of which will be screened at the Cinema Arts Center on Sept. 22. 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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