Riverhead sunset
Riverhead sunset

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting areas of frost before 8 a.m. tomorrow, but otherwise it will be sunny, with a high near 61 degrees and wind chill values between 25 and 35 early. We’re expecting a 30 percent chance of showers overnight and into Saturday, with a low around 52 at night and a high around 65 Saturday, with a southwest wind 17 to 20 miles per hour. Sunday will be mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 52.

• The 19th Annual Shelter Island Fall 5K for Breast Health, held each October to provide assistance to our neighbors facing breast cancer, will be held tomorrow on Shelter Island’s Crescent Beach. Registration information is online here.

• Tomorrow night is the final installation of Riverhead’s Reflextions immersive light art experiment in downtown’s Grangebel Park, which will be illuminated for the public from 6 to 10 p.m. More details are online here.

• Our columnist Tim Kelly’s ongoing campaign to become President in 2020 isn’t doing so well… Buck up a chap, would ya?

• On October 10, our creative director, George Cork Maul, had the pleasure of attending a talk held by Nobel Prize-winner Rainer Weiss at The Duke Lecture Hall of the Stony Brook Southampton Campus. He really didn’t know what to expect, but he was surprised in several ways.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar.

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

October 19
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:58 a.m., 7:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:06 a.m., 6:24 p.m.
Greenport: 7:35 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:10 a.m., 8:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:30 a.m., 7:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:57 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:04 a.m., 9:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:43 a.m., 5:59 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:52 a.m., 4:08 p.m.

October 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:43 a.m., 7:59 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:51 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
Greenport: 8:20 a.m., 8:36 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:58 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:15 a.m., 8:31 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:42 a.m., 9:58 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:49 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:35 a.m., 6:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:44 a.m., 4:59 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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