Good Morning!

• It will be partly sunny today, with a high temperature near 58 degrees and a northeast wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 45 and a northeast wind around 6 mph. Friday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 61 degrees and a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. We’re expecting rain on Saturday, mostly before 8 a.m. and after 2 p.m., with a high near 66 degrees and new precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the town’s comprehensive plan and the Suffolk Share program at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss a stewardship agreement for the Tupper Boat House in North Sea at their 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, which contains a link to watch the meeting via Zoom.

• It’s Bat Week, and the Quogue Wildlife Refuge at 3 Old Country Road in Quogue is celebrating this afternoon at 4 p.m. with a program for kids to learn about bat anatomy, lifestyles of bats from all over the world, including Long Island, and their ecological importance to the planet. Admission is $5 per person Call 631.653.4771 or visit to reserve.

• “Native Gardens” by Karen Zacarías, the first play of the Hampton Theatre Company’s 2021-2022 season, continues for its second weekend beginning tonight, with showtimes at 7 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, 8 p.m. on Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sundays through Nov. 7. Cultures and gardens collide in this 2019 play, turning two well-intentioned couples into feuding enemies. Read More.

• Multidisciplinary artist Aima Saint-Hunon will lead a concept art performance, “I Am: The Unity of The Sacred Femininity and Masculinity,” this Saturday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center. The theme of the performance is the imperial encounter of the inner marriage of female power and sacred masculinity. Attendees are invited to come in costume. Here are more details.

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

Oct. 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:19 a.m., 4:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:27 a.m., 3:43 p.m.
Greenport: 4:56 a.m., 5:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:25 a.m., 5:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:51 a.m., 5:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:18 a.m., 6:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:25 a.m., 6:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:02 a.m., 2:55 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:11 a.m., 1:04 p.m.

Oct. 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:20 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:28 a.m., 4:43 p.m.
Greenport: 5:57 a.m., 6:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:22 a.m., 6:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:52 a.m., 6:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:19 a.m., 7:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:26 a.m., 7:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:55 a.m., 3:52 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:04 a.m., 2:01 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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