Rain on the Waterfront, New Suffolk
Rain on the Waterfront, New Suffolk

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting rain today, mainly before noon, with a high near 50 degrees and a south wind 13 to 20 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 34. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 42 and Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 43.

• Downtown Sag Harbor will be the site of a rally this evening in conjunction with nationwide protests being organized by Women and Allies Strike Out and Protest, a group that has coalesced in response to the surge in hate crimes and bullying in the wake of the presidential election. The group will meet at Otter Pond by Mashashimuet Park at 5 p.m. and will march to Long Wharf for a rally at 6 p.m.

• Tonight is the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt’s annual holiday party at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center — all are invited to this free event — and the days ahead will see several full moon hikes throughout the East End. Find more details in our hike listings, online here.

• The Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association is joining up with Riverside Rediscovered for a joint year end party & celebration in lieu of a formal meeting tonight, Monday, Dec. 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the David W. Crohan Community Center on Flanders Road. FRNCA will also be holding the Chinese Auction that had been scheduled for yesterday’s FRNCA 5K race tonight. They’re asking that prospective attendees RSVP here so they have a head count for food.

• The Southampton Town Police Explorers are collecting coats, warm winter hats, scarves, and gloves to benefit Maureen’s Haven and Human Resources of the Hamptons. The drive continues through February 12, 2017. Drop off Locations are as follows:

  • Southampton Town Police HQ Lobby
  • Southampton Town Hall
  • East Hampton Middle School
  • Westhampton Village Police Dept HQ
  • Amagansett Presbyterian Church & Scoville Hall
  • EH Family Med, Suite I
  • EH Health Foundation

For more information, contact Lieutenant Susan Ralph at 631.702.2247

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your very own copy each week, sign up here.

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

Dec. 12
MTK Hbr: 6:52 a.m., 7:16 p.m.
Orient: 7:53 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
Greenport: 8:21 a.m., 8:45 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 8:16 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 9:43 a.m., 10:07 p.m.
S. JPT: 9:50 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:08 a.m., 5:37 p.m.

Dec. 13
MTK Hbr: 7:42 a.m., 8:07 p.m.
Orient: 8:43 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Greenport: 9:11 a.m., 9:36 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:06 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 10:33 a.m., 10:58 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:40 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:01 a.m., 6:31 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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