Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers today, mainly before noon with a high temperature near 54 degrees and a northwest wind 9 to 14 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 27 and wind chill values between 20 and 25.Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 44 and Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 45.

• There’s a lot going on in terms of potential commercial development on the North Fork, and nowhere more than in the world of hotels. Three hotels are currently being pitched along the Main Road (Route 25) between Mattituck and Southold. Read More.

• The East Quogue Fire Department at 465 Montauk Highway in East Quogue hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon and evening from 2 to 8 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

• The Hampton Bays Civic Association hosts a discussion on the new Canoe Place housing development surrounding the Shinnecock Canal with developer Greg Rechler at its virtual monthly meeting this evening at 7 p.m. Visit for details on how to log in to view the meeting.

• Suffolk County reported 586 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, Nov. 20, with 5.2 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 137 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 22 of them in ICU. There were no new fatalities on Saturday, and the death toll in the county stood at 3,669 people.

• 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. 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:30 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:38 a.m., 11:15 p.m.
Greenport: 12:07 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:47 a.m., 12:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:02 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:19 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:26 a.m., 1:36 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:17 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:26 a.m., 9:13 p.m.

Nov. 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:07 a.m., 12:15 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:23 a.m.
Greenport: 12:44 a.m., 12:52 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:28 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:39 a.m., 12:47 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:06 a.m., 2:14 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:13 a.m., 2:21 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:54 a.m., 11:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:03 a.m., 9:59 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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