In the Pond, Aquebogue
In the Pond, Aquebogue

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting even odds of facing down some drizzle or light rain and areas of fog today, mainly before 3 p.m. Otherwise, it will be cloudy, with a high near 43 and a north wind 11 to 14 miles per hour. Tonight will be cloudy, with a low around 32. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 46, and Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

• It’s not too late to get tickets to tomorrow night’s benefit concert at Bay Street Theatre for the first responders who answered the call to last month’s fire. Nancy Atlas, The Lone Sharks and the HooDoo Loungers will be performing. More details are online here.

• Also tomorrow, the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society hosts a special Thursday morning hike at 10 a.m. on the Amsterdam Beach trail in Montauk, a three-mile hike that will traverse the Montauk Moorlands on the newest trail in East Hampton’s system. More details are online here. [Free]

• Thursday and Friday of this week are the drop-off dates for submissions to East End Arts’ annual members show, “My Unique Style,” which opens Jan. 27. More details on submission guidelines are online here.

• Guild Hall’s Guild Gathering this Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. will include conversations with Maziar Behrooz, award-winning architect and founder of MB Architecture; Casey Dalene, Founder, – specializing in Local Hamptons Art; Jess Frost, curator, archivist and art collection manager; and, Raye Levine, set designer, architect and actor. All are welcome to attend this artist networking event. More details are online here. [Free]

• Investigative reporter Isabel Vincent, a veteran of several lawsuits and First Amendment challenges, will give a talk titled “Is the First Amendment Under Siege” this Sunday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Quogue Library. More details are online here. [Free]

• Former DNC Chairman and Vermont Governor Howard Dean will take part in “an intimate, nonpartisan discussion about about the current state of American politics and the next four years” at Peconic Landing in Greenport on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 4 p.m. Required registration for this free event is online here. More details are online here.

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

Jan. 18
MTK Hbr: 1:05 a.m., 1:26 p.m.
Orient: 2:06 a.m., 2:27 p.m.
Greenport: 2:34 a.m., 2:55 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 2:29 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 3:56 a.m., 4:17 p.m.
S. JPT: 4:03 a.m., 4:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:33 a.m.

Jan. 19
MTK Hbr: 2:01 a.m., 2:24 p.m.
Orient: 3:02 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Greenport: 3:30 a.m., 3:53 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 3:25 a.m., 3:48 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 4:52 a.m., 5:15 p.m.
S. JPT: 4:59 a.m., 5:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:12 a.m., 12:21 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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