Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies today, with a 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 10 a.m. and a high temperature near 63 degrees, with a south wind 6 to 11 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 40 and a 20 percent chance of rain before 9 p.m. Friday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 55 and a 20 percent chance of rain after 1 p.m. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 53.

• The Westhampton Beach High School at 49 Lilac Road in Westhampton Beach will host a New York Blood Center blood drive today from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can also be made online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss a potential TAP transportation grant for Noyac Road, the Community Housing Fund project plan and town board members’ projects at their 10:30 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets this afternoon at 2 p.m. They’re expected to hold public hearings on the 2024 budget, which pierces the state tax cap, on proposals for Community Development Block Grant Funding and on sewer rents and a site plan for a 5-story building at 426 West Main Street at the intersection with Sweezey Avenue. Here’s more info on the public hearings, and the meeting can be viewed live here. We’ll post the agenda when it is made public.

• The final film of this year’s Black Film Festival, “Haiti is a Nation of Artists,” will be screened tomorrow evening at the Parrish Art Museum, 270 Montauk Highway in Water Mill, starting with a 5:30 p.m. museum tour, followed by the film at 6:30 p.m. and a discussion at 7:30 p.m. The festival is sponsored by the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center. Tickets are $16 for general admission, $13 for Friends of The Center; and$10 for Parrish members & students, and are available at

• Mariachi Herencia de México presents Herederos — honoring the past, celebrating the present and creating the future of mariachi music this Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street in Westhampton Beach. Tickets range from $85-$113. More info is at

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

November 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:53 a.m., 7:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:01 a.m., 6:21 p.m.
Greenport: 7:30 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:12 a.m., 8:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:25 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:52 a.m., 9:12 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:59 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:55 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:04 a.m., 4:12 p.m.

November 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:31 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:39 a.m., 6:59 p.m.
Greenport: 8:08 a.m., 8:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:53 a.m., 9:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:03 a.m., 8:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:30 a.m., 9:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:37 a.m., 9:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:38 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:47 a.m., 4:56 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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