Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 41 degrees but wind chill values between 25 and 35, with a west wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 30. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 45, and Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

• Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, and at 5 p.m. this evening North Fork author Helene Munson will be reading at the new Barnes & Noble store at 1470 Old Country Road in Riverhead from her book, “Hitler’s Boy Soldiers,” an examination of the Nazi conscription of boys in state boarding schools, including her father, to fight in World War II. Read our profile of Ms. Munson from this past summer.

• The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library at 27550 Main Road in Cutchogue holds its monthly Acoustic Jam Session this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Musicians of all ages, styles of music, levels of ability, and audience members are welcome and admission is free.

• The Orient Association holds a forum on Coastal Resilience and Sea-Level Rise with guest speaker Elizabeth Hornstein this Saturday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. at Poquatuck Hall. All are welcome to attend. Masks are encouraged.

• Guild Hall’s Teen Arts Council is hosting an all-ages Open Mic, Silent Disco and Dance Party tomorrow night, Jan. 28 at The Clubhouse at 174 Daniels Hole Road in Wainscott from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Admission is $15 or $10 for Guild Hall members. Here’s how to register.

• On Sunday, Jan. 29, the North Fork Polar Bears, a winter swim group of more than 80 members and growing, will host its inaugural Splash for CAST — a charitable cold water plunge at Truman Beach in East Marion. Here’s more info.

• The Poetica Ensemble performs Sunday at the Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton at 2 p.m., with Song-A Cho, violin; Andrew Perea, violin; Chris Shaughnessy, viola; and Rebecca Perea on cello, presenting a program of music by Haydn, Mozart and Ravel with guest artist Jack Hunter, clarinet. Register at

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

January 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:54 a.m., 2:14 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:02 a.m., 1:22 p.m.
Greenport: 2:31 a.m., 2:51 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:23 a.m., 3:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:26 a.m., 2:46 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:53 a.m., 4:13 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4 a.m., 4:20 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:09 a.m., 1:27 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:36 a.m.

January 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:53 a.m., 3:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:01 a.m., 2:24 p.m.
Greenport: 3:30 a.m., 3:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:18 a.m., 4:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:25 a.m., 3:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:52 a.m., 5:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:59 a.m., 5:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:01 a.m., 2:19 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:10 a.m., 12:28 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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