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Good Morning, and thank you to all who have served or are serving this country today!

• We’ve got a beautiful weekend in store, with sunny skies and a high near 62 degrees today, with a west wind 14 to 21 miles per hour. Tonight will be clear, with a low around 32. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 50 degrees, and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 58.

• Our full listings of Veterans Day parades and ceremonies throughout the East End this morning is online here.

• Southold Town is filing a formal complaint with the Federal Transportation Commission for the agency’s recent extension of the mandatory north shore helicopter route for four more years. The town contends that this action is in violation of federal law and executive order, and they’re inviting the public to attend a press conference held by Town Supervisor Scott Russell next Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. at Southold Town Hall.

• Ornithologist Helen Hays, who chairs the Great Gull Island Project for the Museum of Natural History, will give a talk sponsored by North Fork Audubon on her program’s work tonight, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing in Greenport. More details are online here.

• The East Marion Community Association will host a discussion titled “Water: Our Most Precious Resource” tomorrow, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. at the East Marion Firehouse. Tyrand Fuller, Lead Hydrologist of the Suffolk County Water Authority, will explain the structure and pumping of this remarkable underground water supply. Adrienne Esposito of the Citizens Campaign for the Environment will talk about the threats to the aquifers and what all of us can do to protect our water. More information is online here.

• The Southampton Town Hall elevator is currently out of service, limiting access to the first and second floor of the building until repairs can be completed. If a person with physical disabilities wants to attend a town hall meeting or has other business on the first or second floor, contact the Citizens Response Center at 631.702.2440 to arrange alternate accommodations. In the meantime, live streaming of many of the official Town meetings is available online through Southampton’s Town Clerk portal.

The Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead is is offering free admission to all veterans and half-priced admission for their families during business hours today. Guests planning on utilizing this special offer should bring proper military ID to present to their ticketing agent. For additional information, please call 631.208.9200, ext. 426.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and throughout the week ahead. Our events calendar is chock-full of music listings, art openings, nature walks, theatrical productions and other goings-on throughout the East End. Bookmark this page to always be in the know!

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

Nov. 11
MTK Hbr: 5:29 a.m., 5:59 p.m.
Orient: 6:40 a.m., 7 p.m.
Greenport: 7:08 a.m., 7:28 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:03 a.m., 7:23 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 8:30 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
S. JPT: 8:37 a.m., 8:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:41 a.m., 4:05 p.m.

Nov. 12
MTK Hbr: 6:25 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Orient: 7:26 a.m., 7:48 p.m.
Greenport: 7:54 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:49 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 9:16 a.m., 9:38 p.m.
S. JPT: 9:23 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:36 a.m., 5:01 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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