Good Morning!

• It will be sunny today, with a high temperature near 43 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30, with a northwest wind 10 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 28 mph. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 23. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 46 and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

• The East Marion Community Association is planning a community meeting on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m., both at the East Marion Firehouse and via Zoom, to discuss potential future uses of the abandoned oyster factory property on Shipyard Lane, which could include a 29-44 unit resort hotel on the resort/residential area, surrounded by between five and 11 single family house lots under zoning currently being considered by the Southold Town Board. EMCA is seeking community feedback through an online survey here.

• The North Fork Animal Welfare League has received a new transport of homeless pets from high-kill shelters in Georgia at its shelters at 269 Peconic Lane in Peconic and at 324 Church Lane in Aquebogue. Dogs are now available for visiting at both shelters. Here’s more info.

• The North Fork Environmental Council’s Giving Thanks 50/50 Raffle is still going on. Tickets are $50 each or $100 for three. Many other gifts will be raffled off, including gift certificates and wine donated by local businesses. The drawing will be held on Zoom on Friday, Nov. 26 at 3 p.m. Here’s where to print the ticket.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on changes to the town’s energy conservation code, on a proposed property clean-up at 85 North Phillips Avenue in Remsenburg and on accepting a deed to be maintained as open space at its 6 p.m. regular meeting this evening. Here’s the agenda, and here’s how to view the meeting on Zoom.

• Today’s the last day to subscribe to our monthly print edition in order to receive the December issue via the U.S. Mail. Subscriptions are just $20 per year, and print subscriptions support much of the work we do!. Subscribe online here.

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

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.

Nov. 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:55 a.m., 1:02 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:03 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
Greenport: 1:32 a.m., 1:39 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:11 a.m., 2:15 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:27 a.m., 1:34 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:54 a.m., 3:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:01 a.m., 3:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:36 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:45 a.m., 10:48 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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