Good Morning!

• There’s a 40 percent chance of rain early today, with partly sunny skies and a high near 59 degrees, with a west wind 29 to 31 miles per hour, gusting as high as 45. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 49. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 59, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 60.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hear a presentation on Calverton Aviation & Technology’s plans for the Enterprise Park at Calverton at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. We’ll have more details later today.

• Southampton Town is holding a special vote on whether to incorporate a Village of East Quogue today between the hours of noon and 9 p.m. at the East Quogue Elementary School, 6 Central Avenue, in East Quogue. More details are online here.

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons is teaming up with the Express News Group for a Southampton Town candidate debate this evening at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Memorial Library at 91 Coopers Farm Road, while the Times-Review News Group is hosting a debate for Southold Town candidates this evening at 6:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing in Greenport.

• Peconic Bay Medical Center will hold its Second Annual Pink Panel Agenda about advances in breast cancer care this evening at 5:30 p.m. at RG|NY Vineyard. More details are online here.

• The Alzheimer’s Association will be conducting a three-part series on “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” on Fridays Oct. 18, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 at The East Hampton Library at 1 p.m. More details on how to get involved are online here.

• The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library will host a “Great Giveback Community Breakfast” this Saturday at 10 a.m., with coffee and breakfast treats and a chance to talk with your neighbors and civic leaders about making the North Fork a better place. All are welcome and no registration is required.

• On this Saturday, Oct. 19, The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center will screen the new feature film The Last Full Measure for an audience of veterans, free of charge, ahead of its wide release. More details are online here.

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

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.

October 18
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:18 a.m., 1:25
Montauk Harbor: 12:26 a.m., 12:33 p.m.
Greenport: 1:55 a.m., 2:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:44 a.m., 2:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:50 a.m., 1:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:17 a.m., 3:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:24 a.m., 3:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:09 a.m., 12:12 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:21 a.m., 11:08 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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