Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 46 degrees but wind chill values between 30 and 40 early. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 28. We’re expecting increasing clouds throughout the day Friday, with a high near 43 degrees and a 20 percent chance of showers after 3 p.m. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

• Local mental health providers are beginning to change the trend of leaving people who need treatment but can’t be hospitalized in the lurch, with no professionals to turn to and no continuum of care. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss plastic use reduction, lighting upgrades and creation of a water supply area at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss what to do with the Youngs Avenue animal shelter building, after the shelter moved to Aquebogue; code amendments for downtown and a presentation from the Irish auto and HVAC manufacturing firm Johnson Controls at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. The meeting will be preceded by an executive session. Their full agenda is online here.

• Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming’s office at 75 Washington Street in Sag Harbor will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children through the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Program now through Dec. 9. Donations can be dropped off at the district office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call  631.852.8400.

• The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library is embarking tomorrow on a new acoustic jam session on the last Friday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. Musicians of all ages, styles and ability are welcome to join in. More information is online here.

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

November 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:22 a.m., 2:47 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:30 a.m., 1:55 p.m.
Greenport: 2:59 a.m., 3:24 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:54 a.m., 4:16 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:54 a.m., 3:19 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:21 a.m., 4:46 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:28 a.m., 4:53 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:39 a.m., 1:52 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:01 p.m.

November 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:28 a.m., 3:55 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:36 a.m., 3:03 p.m.
Greenport: 4:05 a.m., 4:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:57 a.m., 5:22 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4 a.m., 4:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:27 a.m., 5:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:34 a.m., 6:01 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:38 a.m., 2:51 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:47 a.m., 1 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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