Category Archives: Progress

Stopping for a Moment…

We should take a moment to think about the legacy bequeathed to us by those who came before us; and consider the legacy we intend to leave the next generation.   Then return to the work in front of us with cautious humility and a sense of duty to the greater inter-generational partnership we share.
From Progress for Westhampton Beach

The things that go unnoticed…

By:  Progress for Westhampton Beach

Only 4%.  There is a tradition that continues in this nation and our community and that is scouting.  Adults in our community see the value in supporting the growth and maturation of our young people.

This commitment to our youth goes on week in and week out and largely goes unnoticed.  Something happened this week that should have more notice.  A resident of Westhampton Beach became an Eagle Scout…  Continue reading The things that go unnoticed…

Sunday at Lashley…

By:  Progress for Westhampton Beach

Sunday is not always a day of rest.  The Army Corp. of Engineer contractors were at Lashley Beach in full force pumping sand to replenish the beaches from Lashley Beach to Cupsogue Beach.

Beach Replenishment3Mayor Moore discussed the project and temporary security measures that will limit public beach access to Lashley  Beach while it is an active work site.

The temporary inconvenience is necessary to allow work that restores the beaches to the west of the jetties previously put in place closely together along the coast.

Beach Replenishment2The longshore drift of sand on the Atlantic coast from east to west is caught by the jetties.  This sand builds up the beaches on the east side of the closely spaced jetties while those beaches to the west do not benefit from the replenishment from the longshore drift.

Between 900,000 and 1.5 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged up from the ocean floor to be discharged onto the beaches from Lashley to Cupsogue.