Chasing the sun, Cedar Point
Chasing the sun, Cedar Point

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 11 a.m, today, tapering off by afternoon, with a high temperature around 55 degrees. Light and variable winds will become nrthwest 11 to 16 miles per hour. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 26. We’re expecting sunny skies, with a high near 42 on Thanksgiving Day. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 48.

• You’ll be forgiven, for now, if you’ve never heard of a sport called Pétanque. A cousin of bocce ball, the French sport of Pétanque is played all over the world but it hasn’t really had a breakthrough in the continental U.S. New Suffolk resident Michelle Roussan is on a mission to change all that. Read The Beacon’s full story online here.

• The Riverhead Winter Farmers’ Market will re-open this Saturday, Nov. 25, thanks to new sponsorship by the non-profit LI Greenmarket Inc. More details are online here.

• Turkey Trots are happening Thanksgiving morning in Mattituck and Montauk, while the Shelter Island Library is hosting a Turkey Plunge at Crescent Beach at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25.

• Center Stage’s production of “A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play” opens Friday at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center, and continues through Dec. 3. 

• The Morning Bulletin is taking Thanksgiving and Friday off, but we’ll see you again next Monday. Meanwhile, catch up on the goings on on the East End in our Events Calendar.

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

Nov. 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:19 a.m., 11:55 p.m.
Greenport: 12:35 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:21 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:30 a.m., 12:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:57 a.m., 2:10 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:04 a.m., 2:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:15 a.m., 9:49 p.m.

Nov. 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:47 a.m., 12:58 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:06 p.m.
Greenport: 1:24 a.m., 1:35 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:04 a.m., 2:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:19 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:46 a.m., 2:57 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:53 a.m., 3:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:57 a.m., 10:36 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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