• Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell has released a series of phone numbers he’d like residents who are facing severe helicopter noise at their homes to call, including representatives of the FAA and the East Hampton Airport. HIs full list is available online here.
• Southampton Town plans to hold a referendum with the November general election on whether to give a piece of parkland on the corner of the Riverside traffic circle to Suffolk County, in exchange for an adjacent piece of land on the Peconic River, in order for the county to expand the traffic circle. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Winston Irie will perform tonight at Greenport’s Dances in the Park in Mitchell Park at 7:30 p.m. and the 3 B’s will play classic rock on the Montauk Green tonight at 6 p.m. The Beacon’s full list of free outdoor summer concerts is online here.
• The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society’s maintenance crew is hoping to finish up trail work for the season in Hither Woods tomorrow, Aug. 19, beginning at 9 a.m. They will then be working on the upper/southern section of Laurel Canyon and the Parkway Trail from the Recycling Center to Kirks Park. They’re looking for a solid turnout from volunteers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able to help. New volunteers are welcome; no prior experience is needed.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.