Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 51 degrees and a west wind 13 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 29 mph. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 28 and wind chill values between 20 and 25. Tuesday and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with highs around 38 degrees.

• The Riverhead Town Board is not expected to vote on two proposed moratoriums — one on industrial development in Calverton and another on approval of new utility-scale Battery Energy Storage Systems — until the new year, Councilman and Supervisor-Elect Tim Hubbard told the community at the Nov. 21 meeting of the town board. Read More.

• The Greenport Village Board unanimously passed a resolution to become a Pro-Housing Community on Nov. 16, pledging to streamline permitting and adopting polices for multifamily housing, affordable and accessible housing, accessory dwelling unites and supportive housing, affirming fair housing policies, incorporating regional housing needs into planning decisions and increasing development capacity for residential uses. Read More.

• The New York Blood Center will hold two blood drives on the East End today — at the Riverhead Free Library at 330 Court Street in Riverhead from Noon to 6 p.m. and at the Greenport American Legion Roller Rink, 102 Third Street in Greenport from 1 to 7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome at both blood drives, but appointments can also be made online here.

• Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt hold their monthly Full Frost Moon Hike this evening at 5 p.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. 5 p.m. Email to register for this free event.

• The Hampton Bays Civic Association will discuss local issues currently before the Southampton Town Board at their 7 p.m. meeting this evening at the Hampton Bays Senior Center at 25 Ponquogue Avenue. Here’s more info.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes across 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 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:09 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:17 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Greenport: 9:46 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:45 a.m., 11:19 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:41 a.m., 10:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:08 a.m., 11:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:15 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:27 a.m., 8:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:36 a.m., 7:02 p.m.

November 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:55 a.m., 10:23 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:03 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
Greenport: 10:32 a.m., 11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:30 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:27 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:54 a.m.
South Jamesport: 12:01 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:09 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:18 a.m., 7:49 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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