Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies todoy, with a high temperature near 63 degrees and a light west wind, becoming southwest 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 38. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 66, and Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 65 and a 50 percent chance of showers after 8 a.m.

• Early voting starts a week from tomorrow, and we’re in the thick of candidate debates this week. See what the candidates for State Senate and State Assembly have to say online here, and save the link for more coverage in the weeks ahead.

• The Hampton Bays Fire Department at 106 Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive tomorrow, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

• Boots on the Ground Theater’s “Chemical Imbalance: A Jekyll & Hyde Play,” a horror farce, continues this weekend at the Southampton Cultural Center, through Oct. 30. Read More.

• The Peconic Land Trust holds its Autumn Open House at Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane in Bridgehampton tomorrow from Noon to 3 p.m. Learn floral arranging techniques and there will be a scavenger hunt, crafts for all ages and refreshments. Admission is free. More details are at

• Guild Hall will hold a Community Social & Silent Dance Party at LTV STudios, 75 Industrial Road in Wainscott tomorrow from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $75 or $15 for members. More info is at

• Classical pianist Anne Cavolo Tedesco returns to the Montauk Library to perform her annual concert of classical works Sunday, Oct. 23 at 2:30 p.m. Here’s more info.

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

October 21
Plum Gut Harbor:7:47 a.m., 8:05 p.m. 
Montauk Harbor: 6:55 a.m., 7:13 p.m.
Greenport: 8:24 a.m., 8:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:03 a.m., 9:21 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:19 a.m., 8:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:46 a.m., 10:04 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:53 a.m., 10:11 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:43 a.m., 6:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:52 a.m., 4:58 p.m.

October 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:26 a.m., 8:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:34 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
Greenport: 9:03 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:46 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:58 a.m., 9:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:25 a.m., 10:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:32 a.m., 10:48 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:28 a.m., 7:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:37 a.m., 5:44 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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