Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 67 degrees and a southwest wind 7 to 11 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 21 mph. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 52. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 72, and Friday will start out mostly cloudy, with skies gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 71.

• The Riverhead Town Board unanimously approved two resolutions Tuesday afternoon declaring a 2018 agreement of sale between the town and Calverton Aviation & Technology null and void, effectively killing the deal. Read More.

• The perils of overdevelopment are a refrain that we’ve been hearing over and over again on the East End in recent years, and these perils are being keenly felt on Shelter Island. The public sense of being left out of a comprehensive plan process currently underway, along with construction of massive houses by people (and their limited liability companies) with the money to fight for what they want to build and ever-present concerns about the island’s aquifer have the attention of island residents this election season. Read our coverage of Sunday’s League of Women Voters debate on Shelter Island.

• Want to know what’s afoot at the North Fork Arts Center, a new non-profit scheduled to take over the former Greenport Theater later this year? We found out, and they want your input what you’d like to see there. Learn More.

• Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital, at 201 Manor Place in Greenport, hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Bridgehampton High School, at 2685 Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton, holds a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can be made online here for the Greenport blood drive, and here for the Bridgehampton blood drive.

• The Suffolk in Riverhead continues its Blockbuster Movie Series with “Asteroid City,” a whimsical, star-studded family story about stargazing, this evening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at

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

October 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:23 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:31 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
Greenport: 8 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:51 a.m., 9:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:55 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:22 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:29 a.m., 9:51 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:31 a.m., 6:52 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:40 a.m., 5:01 p.m.

October 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:11 a.m., 8:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:19 a.m., 7:41 p.m.
Greenport: 8:48 a.m., 9:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:44 a.m., 10:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:43 a.m., 9:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:10 a.m., 10:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:17 a.m., 10:39 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:27 a.m., 7:47 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:36 a.m., 5:56 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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