Schoolhouse Creek
Schoolhouse Creek

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy frost before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 54 degrees and a light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting patchy fog after 9 p.m. tonight, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 48 degrees. There’s an 80 percent chance of showers Thursday, with thunderstorms possible after 3 p.m. and a high near 63 degrees. There’s a 60 percent chance of showers Friday morning, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 56.

• After a week that saw nearly daily arrests and protests on the Montauk beachfront over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ work to install geotextile bags along the shore, East Hampton Town representatives and other elected officials announced Monday that they will not stand in the way of the project. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County hosts their annual meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center at 20 East Main Street in Riverhead. They are planning to honor the Peconic Land Trust, volunteers, community partners and staff members.

• Over the weekend, the organizers of “Montauk: A Literary Celebration” exceeded their goal and raised $4,280 to publish a collection of poetry and prose about Montauk. More information about the project is online here.

• Author Arlene Alda shares stories from “Just Kids From the Bronx: Telling it the Way it Was” at Stony Brook Southampton’s Radio Lounge at Chancellor’s Hall as part of the college’s Writers Speak Wednesdays series tonight at 7 p.m. [Free]

• The Wildlife Conservation Film Festival will be screening the wildlife films “Kamchatka” and and “Crash: A Tale of Two Species” in the Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s Nature Center this evening beginning at 7 p.m. [$10]

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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