Reeves Bay sunset, Tuesday
Reeves Bay sunset, Tuesday

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 74 degrees and a southwest wind 5 to 13 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 62. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 75, and Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 74.

• Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski of the North Fork has sponsored a resolution asking Suffolk County to join New York State’s lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over dredge spoil dumping in the Long Island Sound.

• The East Hampton Town Trustees Harbor Management Committee and the Town of East Hampton Energy Sustainability Committee are holding a joint meeting on the planned South Fork Wind Farm this evening, Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Scoville Hall in Amagansett. All are welcome to attend. 

• The owner of what neighbors describe as a party house in Remsenburg was thrown in jail last week after failing to pay several fines racked up over the years and for continuing to rent his property in violation of a court order prohibiting him from doing so, according to Southampton Town. Michael Hurley, the 56-year-old owner of 28 Club Lane failed to pay $15,000 in fines and was ordered on Sept. 26 to the Suffolk County Jail for 90 days. The sentence stems from a party held at the house in 2014, when a man was seriously injured when he attempted to jump into a backyard pool from a second story window. Police say there were 40 people in the house at the time.

• Captain David Berson, of Greenport’s electric launch Glory, has shared with us his impressions of his corner office, and one of our favorite places, The Peconic Bay. Here’s his trip through the seasons on the estuary that connects us all.

• Genealogist Frank J. Cunningham looks into the history of the founding families of Southampton in a special program tomorrow, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at the Southampton Historical Museum. More details are online here. [Free]

• Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center has announced they will hold open auditions for performances of Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart” on Tuesday, October 24th   and Wednesday, Oct. 25  at 6 p.m. at the Cultural Center. For further information or for a script, email director Joan Lyons at

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

Oct. 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:25 a.m., 9:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:33 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
Greenport: 10:02 a.m., 10:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:53 a.m., 11:15 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:57 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:24 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:31 a.m., 11:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:40 a.m., 6:58 p.m.

Oct. 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:03 a.m., 10:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:11 a.m., 9:30 p.m.
Greenport: 10:40 a.m., 10:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:35 a.m., 11:58 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:35 a.m., 10:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:02 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:20 a.m., 7:40 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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