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With Cheers from the Community, Southampton Adopts Riverside Zoning Plan


Jamesport Wary of Potential for Big Changes


The steady stream of traffic making its way eastward on the North Fork has certainly thickened this year, and nowhere has felt that thickening more than the Route 25 corridor between Riverhead and Jamesport. That corridor could face some serious changes if several development proposals currently under consideration end up being built   Read More...

Meet The Beacon's 2016 Wall Calendar

Get off to the new year on the right foot with the The Beacon’s 2016 Wall Calendar, a downloadable PDF of an old-school wall calendar.  Read More...

All I Want for Christmas


I’m one of the lucky people in this world who has a couple people in my life who ask me what I want for Christmas, and I hope that you are lucky enough to have people in your life who ask you that question too.  Read More....

Baykeeper, Inc. Sues Suffolk over Master Plan SEQRA


The Peconic Baykeeper Inc. filed a lawsuit against Suffolk County in early December over the county’s adoption of its Comprehensive Master Plan this summer without undergoing an extensive environmental review.

The Article 78 proceeding, brought in State Supreme Court Dec. 9, alleges the county circumvented the State Environmental Quality Review Act by in June deeming the plan a Type II Action under SEQRA, paving the way for it to be approved without the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement. It asks that the county’s adoption of the plan be annulled.  Read More...

Pictures of Snow From Other Years


Well, you knew you weren’t going to get a White Christmas, and then it arrived, all sunny and balmy and soo…. well…. unusual…..

We’ve compiled some of our favorite snow pictures from over the past couple years for you, so you can at least have some small taste of snow this week.  Read More....

An Appeal at Year's End

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