Pictured Above: Readying for harvest, Peconic.

Good Morning!

• Chances of rain increase throughout the day today, with a coastal storm with potentially flooding rains expected this evening into tonight. The high temperature today will be 66 degrees, with a southeast wind 7 to 15 miles per hour, gusting as high as 26 miles per hour. The low tonight will be around 52 degrees, with an east wind becoming west after midnight, Thursday and Friday will be partly sunny, with highs near 60.

• April Nill-Boitano & Lisa-Jae Eggert of the Empire State Lyme Disease Association will lead a Lyme Disease Support and Advocacy Meeting this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum at 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton. More details are online here.

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons is holding two South Fork candidate debates this week, at the East Hampton Library this evening at 7 p.m. and in Southampton Thursday evening. More details are online here.

• The Riverhead Central School District is holding three forums on a proposed $100 million bond for capital improvements in the upcoming weeks, beginning with one this evening at 7 p.m. Our full story is online here.

• Peconic Community School will host two Open House events for prospective parents at their school’s location at 269 Main Road in Aquebogue this evening, Oct. 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 1 to 3 p.m.  Attendees are invited to learn more about PCS’s place-based, community focused, project-based educational model.  Interested families with children in Early Childhood (age 3) through 7th grade are welcome to tour with school directors and have your questions about this unique educational opportunity answered.

• Community Action Southold Town is addressing the issue of hunger on the North Fork with a special program titled “One Community, Underfed: A North Fork Hunger Forum” on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Southold High School. More details are online here.

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

October 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:15 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
Greenport: 12:31 a.m., 12:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:22 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:26 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:53 a.m., 2:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2 a.m., 2:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:58 a.m., 11:26 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:07 a.m., 9:35 p.m.

October 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:35 a.m., 12:44 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:52 a.m.
Greenport: 1:12 a.m., 1:21 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:02 a.m., 2:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:07 a.m., 1:16 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:34 a.m., 2:43 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:41 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:31 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:40 a.m., 10:18 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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