Snow fog, Jamesport
Snow fog, Jamesport

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting rain and fog today, with thunderstorms also possible after 11 a.m. and a high near 60. It will be breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 miles per hour, and new rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Rain is expected to continue overnight, with a low around 43 degrees, and again on Saturday, with freezing rain and sleet possible in the late afternoon, as the temperature falls to around 31 by 5 p.m. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

• Resiliency can be trained into our psyches and our organizations, and that’s one of the key concepts to living in an increasingly chaotic world. Read this month’s editorial, “A Resilient 2018,” online here. Or subscribe to The Beacon’s print edition to get many of these stories before you read them here.

• Greenport Harbor Brewing Company and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County’s marine program present “Kelp Art + Awareness” this evening, Jan. 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the brewery’s Peconic tasting room. The event features a new beer, food and art featuring the new harvest of kelp from the Peconic Bays. More details are online here.

• Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center’s production of “Crimes of the Heart” opens tonight and continues through Jan. 28. More details are online here.

• The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center will present a free screening of “All the President’s Men,” with a special talk with journalist Carl Bernstein as part of its “American Values” film series Sunday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Registration is required, online here.

• The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day “Celebration of the Dream” will be held this Sunday, Jan. 14 at 4 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Greenport. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar, online here.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

Jan. 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:30 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:38 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
Greenport: 7:07 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:51 a.m., 8:24 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:02 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:29 a.m., 8:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:36 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:36 a.m., 3:55 p.m.

Jan. 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:14 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:22 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Greenport: 7:51 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:40 a.m., 9:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:46 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:13 a.m., 9:38 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:20 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:27 a.m., 4:48 p.m.

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

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