Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 37 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 25. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 13. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Sunday, with a high near 40.

• The Suffolk County Legislature’s Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council is holding public hearings next month to hear input from marine industry stakeholders. More details are online here.

• Looking ahead to next week, the Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will hold a forum on a proposed 20,000-square-foot hardware store at the corner of the Main Road and New Suffolk Avenue next Monday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion. More details are online here.

• The Neo-Political Cowgirls will hold a Think Tank Conversation on “what groups in our community might not have a voice, and how we can all come together for positive local change” on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the East Hampton Library. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• The Custer Observatory in Southold will hold a seminar on “How To Buy Your First Telescope” this evening at 7 p.m. More details are online here. [$5 Suggested Donation}

• Details on events taking place this weekend, and in the weeks ahead, are online in our awesome Events Calendar. You can send events listings to for inclusion.

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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