Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 50 degrees and a west wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a steady temperature around 41. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 56. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 57 and a 40 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m.

• Republican Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell has held on to his seat by a 93-vote margin over Democratic challenger Greg Doroski after absentee ballots were counted on Friday, while in the tight town board race Democratic challenger Sarah Nappa has won the seat of 12-year incumbent Deputy Supervisor Bill Ruland by 85 votes. Democratic Town Justice challenger Dan Ross beat incumbent Justice Brian Hughes by 27 votes. Ms. Nappa and Mr. Ross will take office in January.

• Mark Lowery, the assistant director of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Office of Climate Change, will discuss steps we can take to address climate change in a North Fork Environmental Council program this evening at 6 p.m. at Riverhead Town Hall. More details are online here.

• The 14th Annual Mattituck-Cutchogue Teachers Association’s annual Turkey Trot is on for Thanksgiving morning. Here’s how to register.

• Are you an avid reader or a lover of cold water? Get your literary costume ready for the Friends of the Shelter Island Library’s Turkey Plunge this coming Saturday.

• 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:

November 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:09 a.m., 8:34 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:17 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
Greenport: 8:46 a.m., 9:11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:45 a.m., 10:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:41 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:08 a.m., 10:33 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:15 a.m., 10:40 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:31 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:40 a.m., 6 p.m.

November 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:56 a.m., 9:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:04 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
Greenport: 9:33 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:33 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:28 a.m., 9:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:55 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:02 a.m., 11:28 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:18 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:27 a.m., 6:49 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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