Creek Sunset
Creek Sunset

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 61 degrees and a northwest wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. We’re expecting patchy frost after 5 a.m. Tuesday morning and a high tonight of 35 degrees. Tuesday is expected to be sunny, with a high near 49 degrees. We’re expecting patchy drizzle after 3 p.m. Wednesday, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 54 degrees. We’re expecting showers and a high of 61 degrees on Thursday.

• The Southampton Town Trustees meet this afternoon at 1 p.m. Among the items on their agenda is a letter of support to the Suffolk County Department of Public Works for the Shinnecock Nation’s plan to dredge a portion of the Shinnecock Inlet to place sand along the beach to protect the Nation’s burying ground from the waters of Shinnecock Bay. The Trustees’ full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth will hold their next meeting tomorrow, Nov.17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Riverhead firehouse at 540 Roanoke Avenue. Members plan to celebrate the group’s successes and talk about future goals as a coalition.  Advisor Kelli Keck, who comes to visit the group once a year from North Carolina, will be on hand to give her advice to the coalition.

• The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society has planned a four-mile maintenance hike along the Paumanok Path tomorrow, Nov. 17 at 9 a.m. beginning at West Lake Drive, just off of Montauk Highway. RSVP to if you’re able to join them.

• Both of the North Fork Animal Welfare League’s dryers at their Southold shelter recently broke and their dogs need clean blankets at night. They’re looking for a donation of two new or slightly used natural gas dryers. If you can help out, call the shelter at 631.765.11811.

• Photographer Walter Weissman and Guild Hall Museum Director/Chief Curator Christina Strassfield give a tour and provide insights into Weissman’s work at Guild Hall this afternoon at 12:30 p.m. [Free]

• 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 very own copy each week, sign up here.

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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