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This Week in Review:


After Warm Winter, Foresters Worry Pine Beetle Will Rebound on Long Island

The southern pine beetles are, by their very nature, a warmth-loving species. When the beetles were first discovered on Long Island in Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge in Shirley in the fall of 2014, Long Islanders were lucky when mother nature spent the following winter producing one of her best antibodies against southern pine beetle infestation: frigid temperatures.

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Hampton Bays

Coastal Resiliency

Funding Could Come Together for Dune Road Elevation

The stretch of Dune Road between Hampton Bays and Quogue may have the support of disaster recovery funding after all.

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North Fork


NFEC Plans First Annual Earth Day 5K

The North Fork Environmental Council  will be holding its first annual Earth Day 5K Run on Sunday, April 24.
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East Hampton

Coastal Resiliency

Steps Forward For Bayside Work

The Clearwater Beach Property Owners Association was able to dredge the inlet between Gardiners Bay and Hog Creek in East Hampton this week, and Gerard Drive in Springs has received FEMA funding for work to elevate the two causeways there that overwash during storms.
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East End Events

Current Affairs
All Events


"Lost in Yonkers"

Finding the Heart of a Neil Simon Family

It’s the tender humor of family trouble that makes this play such a gem, and also makes it such rich material for the veteran board-treaders of Quogue.

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Peconic Bathtub 

Beach Clean-ups

Turning Beach Trash into Sculptures

Group for the East End, North Fork Audubon, Southold Town, Suffolk County Parks and East End Arts are teaming up this year for a new program that merges art and coastal awareness, titled “All for Wildlife: Discovering Art in Coastal Cleanups Around Long Island Sound.”

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Hampton Bays


Paving Project Begins This Week

The long awaited re-paving project of Main Street in Hampton Bays is expected to begin the week of April 4, weather permitting, and could continue into the week of April 11.

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