Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 42 degrees and a calm wind becoming west around 6 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 27. Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 43. We’re expecting rain and wind on Saturday, with a high near 44 degrees.

• “The best day of my life was watching our mothers meet for the first time.” Indeed, an incredible sentiment expressed by our columnist Dave Davis’s sister Lynn during a recent conversation. Here’s the full column, “We Are Family.”

• The agenda for the Riverhead Town Board’s 10 a.m. work session this morning is expected to be posted here. The Southampton Town Board plans to discuss board member projects and the agenda for its Jan. 28 meeting at its 10 a.m. work session this morning.

• This Saturday evening is the annual Rockin’ for the Homeless concert at Polish Hall in Riverhead. Tickets are $30 through tomorrow and $35 at the door. More details are online here.

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s annual Light the Night Winter Trail Walk is scheduled for this Saturday evening. More details are online here.

• Working to tackle the racial divide, “United We Laugh” will put comedy and conversation in the spotlight next Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Riverhead Senior Center in Aquebogue. More details are online here.

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

January 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:28 a.m., 8:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:36 a.m., 7:59 p.m.
Greenport: 9:05 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:02 a.m., 10:33 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9 a.m., 9:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:27 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:34 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:43 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:52 a.m., 6:18 p.m.

January 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:12 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:20 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Greenport: 9:49 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:48 a.m., 11:16 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:44 a.m., 10:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:11 a.m., 11:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:18 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:28 a.m., 8:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:37 a.m., 7:02 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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