Good Morning!

• Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 46 degrees and a 20 percent chance of light rain after noon. This evening will start out mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 31. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 52 and Saturday will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 39.

• The 558 absentee ballots in Southold Town’s local elections are due to begin being counted on Friday, Nov. 22, two and a half weeks after none of the town races were called on Election Night. We will have more details later this month.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the town’s Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace designation at its 10 a.m. work session this morning.

• Riverhead Town is inviting residents to take part in a community forum on the design of downtown Riverhead with planning firm Urban Design Associates this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center at 60 Shade Tree Lane in Aquebogue. More details are online here.

• Southold Town is hosting a public information forum on new low-nitrogen septic systems and grants available to install them this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Peconic Lane Community Center at 1170 Peconic Lane in Peconic. All are welcome.

• Bay Street Theatre’s new Literature Live production of Lorraine Hansbury’s “A Raisin in the Sun” opens this evening and continues through Dec. 1. More details are online here.

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

November 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:35 a.m., 11:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:43 a.m., 10:17 p.m.
Greenport: 11:12 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:03 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:07 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:26 a.m., 12:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:33 a.m., 12:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:31 a.m., 10:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:40 a.m., 8:15 p.m.

November 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:15 a.m., 11:54 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:23 a.m., 11:02 p.m.
Greenport: 11:52 a.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:40 a.m., 12:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:47 a.m.
New Suffolk: 1:08 a.m., 1:14 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:15 a.m., 1:21 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:10 a.m., 10:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:19 a.m., 9:02 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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