Last bird standing, Tuesday morning.
Last bird standing, Tuesday morning.

Good Morning!

• Showers are likely this afternoon, mainly after 1 p.m., but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 59 degrees and a west wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Showers may continue into the evening, with skies clearing throughout the night and a low around 38. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 55 and Friday will be sunny, with a high near 59.

• Despite losing the State of New York last night, Donald Trump took home the majority of votes for President in Suffolk County Tuesday evening, while incumbent East End Congressman Lee Zeldin handily won re-election and a ballot proposition to extend the Community Preservation Fund by 20 years passed in a landslide. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Opponents of noisy aircraft usage of the East Hampton Airport have rallied around a potential shut-down of the airport after an appeals court decision Nov. 4 struck down East Hampton’s noise restrictions enacted last year. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society hosts a hike “To The Bluffs!” at Camp Hero in Montauk tomorrow morning, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. More details are online here. [Free]

• The Long Island Native Plant Initiative will host a Pitch Pine Cone gathering walk tomorrow, Nov. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Dwarf Pine Plains Trailhead at 624 Old Riverhead Road in Westhampton Beach. The walk has been rescheduled from today due to the possibility of rain. More details are online here.

• The Montauk Observatory will host a lecture on the Winter Solstice by NASA Solar System Ambassador William Taylor tomorrow night, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library. More details are online here.

• Also tomorrow night, bad-ass mom bands will take the stage at The Stephen Talkhouse at 7 p.m. for a night of loaded fun, music, and wild abandon at the Battle of the Fantasy Girl Bands to benefit the Neo-Political Cowgirls. More details are online here. [$20]

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

Nov. 9
MTK Hbr: 4:05 a.m., 4:20 p.m.
Orient: 5:06 a.m., 5:21 p.m.
Greenport: 5:34 a.m., 5:49 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 5:29 a.m., 5:44 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 6:56 a.m., 7:11 p.m.
S. JPT: 7:03 a.m., 7:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:43 a.m., 2:03 p.m.

Nov. 10
MTK Hbr: 4:53 a.m., 5:11 p.m.
Orient: 5:54 a.m., 6:12 p.m.
Greenport: 6:22 a.m., 6:40 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 6:17 a.m., 6:35 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 7:44 a.m., 8:02 p.m.
S. JPT: 7:51 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:42 a.m., 3:05 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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