Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy drizzle with a chance of showers today, with cloudy skies and a high temperature near 70 degrees, with an east wind around 7 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Showers are likely overnight, with a low around 57 degrees. Showers may continue into Wednesday morning, mainly before 8 a.m., with cloudy skies and a high near 68 degrees. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 67.

• The East End Food Institute, currently based in a rented kitchen at Stony Brook Southampton, has long been aware of the need here for equitable access to local food, providing a food processing facility to help farmers keep their food from going to waste, while providing food processed there to local schools, senior centers and food pantries. This fall, they’ve unveiled plans for a greatly expanded food hub at the gateway to the North Fork in Riverhead. Read More.

• The Southampton Town Board holds public hearings at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening on a proposed zone change for a new 60-unit supported housing development in Tuckahoe, on the proposed 2023 budget and on Community Development Block Grant projects for the new year. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

• This evening at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky and medium/paranormal investigatory Joe Giaquinto will discuss “Haunted Long Island Mysteries” at 7 p.m. Admission is free but registration is recommended at

• This Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., The Suffolk County Historical Museum in Riverhead hosts “Night at the Museum,” a costume party fundraiser. Tickets are $25, and advance registration is required at 631.727.2881. Here’s more info.

• Today is the last day to subscribe to our print edition to receive the November issue through the U.S. Mail. Print subscriptions, which are just $20 per year in Suffolk County, support much of the work we do, and you’ll read much of our coverage in print before you find it online. Subscribe here.

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

October 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:12 a.m., 10:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:20 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
Greenport: 10:49 a.m., 11:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:44 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:44 a.m., 11:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:02 a.m., 12:18 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:24 a.m., 9:38 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:33 a.m., 7:47 p.m.

October 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:51 a.m., 11:18 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:59 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
Greenport: 11:28 a.m., 11:55 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:12 a.m., 12:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:23 a.m., 11:50 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:34 a.m., 12:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:41 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:03 a.m., 10:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:12 a.m., 8:30 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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