After the first big chill, Cutchogue.
After the first big chill, Cutchogue.

Good Morning!

• There’s a slight chance of snow before 10 a.m. this morning, but no accumulation is expected, as it’s likely to turn to rain after 10 a.m. The high today will be near 48 degrees, with winds out of the north at 7 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 40. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m. Tuesday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 52. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers Wednesday afternoon, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

• It’s been years since the Mattituck American Legion had enough active members to hold a Veterans Day service, but this Veterans Day, after a call for new members this past summer reinvigorated the post, they once again gathered at the monument of Wickham Avenue and Pike Street Nov. 11 to honor those who have served. Read our account of the services, and find out how to become an auxiliary member, online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold a special meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the East Quogue School to hold a public hearing on the potential creation of the Hills at East Quogue Planned Development District. A vote on the hotly contested development proposal is on the agenda for tonight.

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host a forum on End of Life Choices & Decisions this evening, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• Since not long after its founding in 2002, Organización Latino-Americana of the East End’s annual Latino Film Festival has been a crucial part of its mission to highlight Latino artists and culture. But until this year, audiences from afield would have to travel to the South Fork to see the films. That’s changing with this year’s festival, to be held this coming weekend. Read our interview about the changes with OLA Executive Director Minerva Perez online here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

Nov. 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:40 a.m., 5:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:48 a.m., 5:14 p.m.
Greenport: 6:17 a.m., 6:43 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:04 a.m., 7:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:12 a.m., 6:38 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:39 a.m., 8:05 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:46 a.m., 8:12 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:50 a.m., 3:06 p.m.

Nov. 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:30 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:38 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
Greenport: 7:07 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:58 a.m., 8:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:02 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:29 a.m., 8:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:36 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:46 a.m., 4:02 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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