Gourdfest 2017
Gourdfest 2017

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 70 degrees and a north wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 43. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 68 and Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 72.

• Our correspondent Kara Westerman is exploring two hidden gem films that are among the plethora of projects that made it into next weekend’s Hamptons International Film Festival. Read her account online here.

• The Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association is partnering tonight with the Bay View Pines & Waters Edge Civic Associations to present a discussion with candidates running for Southampton Town Board and Supervisor at 7 p.m. at the David W. Crohan Community Center at 655 Flanders Road. Candidates will introduce themselves and take questions from the audience. All are welcome to attend.

• SUNY Stony Brook researchers confirmed the presence Friday of new toxic cyanobacteria blooms at Fort Pond in Montauk, Poxabogue Pond in Sagaponack, and  Sayre Pond and Coopers Neck Pond in Southampton. The Suffolk County Health Department is asking residents not to use or swim or wade in these waters and to keep their pets and children away. More details are online here.

• The East Marion Community Association and the Orient Association are looking for questions from the public for a Southold Town Board and Trustee candidate forum to be held at Poquatuck Hall on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. Questions must be emailed to forum@emca.us by Oct. 6. More details are online here.

• 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 very own copy each week, sign up here.

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

Oct. 2
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:10 a.m., 8:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:18 a.m., 7:33 p.m.
Greenport: 8:47 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:27 a.m., 9:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:42 a.m., 8:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:09 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:16 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:12 a.m., 5:30 p.m.

Oct. 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:48 a.m., 9:03 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:56 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
Greenport: 9:25 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:11 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:20 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:47 a.m., 11:02 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:54 a.m., 11:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:58 a.m., 6:15 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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