Good Morning, and thank you to all veterans currently serving and who have served the U.S.

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. today, and showers after 2 p.m., but in between it will be mostly cloudy, with a high temperature near 70 degrees and a light south wind, increasing to 5 to 10 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 mph. We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with heavy rain likely, continuing into Saturday morning. Skies will gradually clear Saturday and the high will be near 71, but we’re expecting a strong south wind Saturday morning, shifting to the west in the afternoon, with gusts as high as 50 miles per hour. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 55 and a 20 percent chance of showers before 2 p.m.

• Veterans Day services will be held throughout the East End this morning. Here’s more info.

• The Southampton Cultural Center at 25 Pond Lane in Southampton hosts an Opening Reception for “Life Goes On Part 2,” a multi-media exhibition of art, photos and a short video series by Vietnam veteran John Melillo, today from noon to 4 p.m. More info is at

• The Southold Town Police Department invites the community to have “Coffee with a Cop” tomorrow morning from 9 to 11 a.m. at Southold General. Here’s more info.

• The East Marion Community Association hosts a discussion with Louise Harrison, Long Island Natural Areas Manager at Save the Sound, on the history of Plum Island and the Preserve Plum Island Coalition’s campaign asking President Biden to proclaim the island a National Monument tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the East Marion firehouse. Here’s more info.

• Author Bill Bleyer will discuss “The True Story of the Culper Spy Ring” at the Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street in Riverhead tomorrow at 1 p.m., uncovering the secrets of the Long Island-based spies who helped the colonists win the American Revolution. Tickets are $8 or free for members, and reservations are required by calling 631-727-2881 x100.

• A concert of Schubert Trios by the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival will be held at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, 2429 Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 5 p.m. Here’s more info.

• The Southampton Arts Center at 25 Jobs Lane in Southampton hosts the film: “The Church Forests of Ethiopia” Saturday at 6 p.m. The church forests in Ethiopia are small fragments of forest surrounding Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Churches. Church leaders have long held the belief that a church needs to be surrounded by a forest, and these sacred forests have been tended for some 1,500 years, but due to deforestation for agriculture, only about 4 percent of the original forested lands remain. Tickets are $10, or free for members, and are available at

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

November 11
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:21 a.m., 11:54 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:29 a.m., 11:02 p.m.
Greenport: 11:58 a.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:42 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:53 a.m.
New Suffolk: 1:04 a.m., 1:20 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:11 a.m., 1:27 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:24 a.m., 11:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:33 a.m., 9:12 p.m.

November 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:10 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:18 a.m., 11:52 p.m.
Greenport: 12:31 a.m., 12:47 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:25 a.m., 1:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:26 a.m., 12:42 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:53 a.m., 2:09 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2 .m., 2:16 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:05 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:14 a.m., 10:02 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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