Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 66 degrees and a southwest wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. We’re expecting patchy fog overnight, with mostly cloudy skies and with a low around 53. Skies will clear throughout the day on Friday, with a high near 66. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 64.

• Ten cases of Covid-19 have been tied to the Stony Brook Southampton College early voting site, said Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone on Wednesday. Here’s our full story.

• Suffolk County reported 74 new cases of Covid-19 in the 24 hours ending Wednesday, with 1 percent of people tested testing positive. Fifty-five people are currently hospitalized with the disease — up 13 patients in the past 24 hours — with six patients in ICU. The county reported one new fatality from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 2,022 people.

• Stony Brook ELIH will hold a National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Zoom program: “Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know” with Dr. Christopher Christodoulou tomorrow, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. Dr. Christodoulou will discuss awareness, prevention, and treatment of dementia. Register at

• Drawdown East End, which is focused on using the principles of the “Drawdown” movement to combat climate change, will host two Southold community webinars in the upcoming week on reducing household food waste. The webinars include “eight easy tips you can use in your home to reduce food waste, save money and reverse global warming,” and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. To register, email, or visit for more information.

• The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild in Cutchogue received an unprecedented 350 entries from all corners of the United States including Alaska in this year’s CaFE competition. Juror Seung Lee has selected not only the winners, but 80 entries to be shown in the Online Store for purchase. The Guild, which usually holds its juried show in the spring, is unable to exhibit the work in the galleries or host a reception due to Covid-19 restrictions, but is displaying the works in an online store at through Nov. 12.

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

November 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:36 a.m., 12:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:46 a.m.
Greenport: 1:13 a.m., 1:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:56 a.m., 1:58 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:08 a.m., 1:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:35 a.m., 2:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:42 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:16 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:25 a.m., 10:24 p.m.

November 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:25 a.m., 1:26 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:33 a.m., 12:34 p.m.
Greenport: 2:02 a.m., 2:03 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:43 a.m., 2:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:57 a.m., 1:58 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:24 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:31 a.m., 3:32 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:15 a.m., 12:07 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:16 a.m., 11:19 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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