Saturday on Oregon Road, Cutchogue
Saturday on Oregon Road, Cutchogue

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers today, mainly before 2 p.m., with a high near 68 degrees and a south wind 5 to 10 miles per hour, increasing to 11 to 16 in the afternoon. Showers and breezy conditions will continue overnight, with a low around 48. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 58, and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 60. 

• The New York League of Conservation Voters hosts a candidate forum on environmental issues with congressional candidates Lee Zeldin and Perry Gershon Monday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. at the Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts Center at 20 East Main Street in Riverhead. Registration is required at this link.

• Tomorrow, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. the design group working on the Riverside Maritime Trail Park will return to the David W. Crohan Community Center on Flanders Road with more design ideas for the park.

• Our Gardenwise columnist, Susan Tito, brings us some great info on asters, the star of the autumn garden, this month.

• Congressman Lee Zeldin is urging residents who live near the former Grumman plant in Calverton to have their water tested for compounds found in firefighting foam that had historically been used at the site, and is supporting efforts of the U.S. Navy to clean up the problem.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

October 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:01 a.m., 3:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:09 a.m., 2:32 p.m.
Greenport: 3:38 a.m., 4:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:28 a.m., 4:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:33 a.m., 3:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5 a.m., 5:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:07 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:08 a.m., 2:28 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:17 a.m., 12:37 p.m.

October 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:02 a.m., 4:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:10 a.m., 3:35 p.m.
Greenport: 4:39 a.m., 5:04 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:24 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:34 a.m., 4:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:01 a.m., 6:26 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:08 a.m., 6:33 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:01 a.m., 3:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:10 a.m., 1:27 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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