Good Morning!

• We’re expecting skies to gradually become sunny today, with a high temperature near 72 degrees and a north wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 56. We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. Friday, with sunny skies and a high near 75. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 60 and a northwest wind around 10 miles per hour.

• A local outshoot of the national Women’s March this Saturday, Oct. 8 will be held at Mitchell Park in Greenport from 2 to 3 p.m., in an effort to raise awareness about the loss of women’s rights nationwide and rally voters to choose pro-choice candidates this November. Here’s more info.

• The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force will award its annual Helen Wright Prince Award to Ms. Pauline Smith, manager of Southold Town Head Start, at Head Start at 1850 Main Bayview Road in Southold this evening, Oct. 6, from from 5 to 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold a special meeting this morning at 10 a.m. to set a public hearing for Oct. 25 on the town’s proposed 2023 budget, followed by a work session at which they’ll discuss the town code regarding “commercial clusters” and mixed-use development and the town’s reassessment plan. Here’s the agenda and the meeting will be viewed live here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the selection of a new firm to complete the town’s comprehensive plan and changes to the town code regarding Planned Industrial Parks at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on the town’s community housing plan and Section 8 housing plan at its 2 p.m. work session this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and members of the public can participate in the public hearing in person or by calling in to the number on the screen on LTV’s live broadcast of the meeting.

• Representatives of Southampton Town will hold the first of a series of listening sessions for residents of Hampton Bays this afternoon and evening from 4 to 6 p.m. at the town’s Hampton Bays Community Center at 25 Ponquogue Avenue. Here’s more info.

• The Southampton Arts Center hosts ArtSEA: Create + Sip Night for Cornell Cooperative Extension this evening at 6 p.m. Learn about local species & habitats while creating marine-themed art. The cost is $45 or $40 for SAC members, which supports CCE’s marine program. Here’s more info.

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

October 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:30 a.m., 7:55 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:38 a.m., 7:03 p.m.
Greenport: 8:07 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:01 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:02 a.m., 8:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:29 a.m., 9:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:36 a.m., 10:01 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:40 a.m., 7:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:49 a.m., 5:12 p.m.

October 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:19 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:27 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
Greenport: 8:56 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:55 a.m., 10:19 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:51 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:18 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:25 a.m., 10:49 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:37 a.m., 7:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:46 a.m., 6:06 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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