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Steely Bay

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds today, with a high near 27 degrees and wind chill values between -5 and 5. There’s a 30 percent chance of snow showers tonight, mainly after midnight, with a low around 16. There’s a 30 percent chance of snow showers tomorrow, mainly before noon but otherwise it will be partly sunny and cold, with a high near 18. Sunday will be sunny and cold, with a high near 16.

• The stretch of Dune Road between Hampton Bays and Quogue is again in trouble this month, after the road was overwashed by the ocean storm surge of Monday’s nor’easter and snowstorm. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor hosts their fifth annual African-American Read-in tonight at 5 p.m., in conjunction with the John Jermain Memorial Library. All are welcome to come read a short passage from a favorite work by a great American writer. More information is online here. The bookstore is also hosting a poetry open mic, “Love in Troubled Times,” Saturday evening at 5 p.m. More information is online here.

• The Greenport Fire Department is getting ready for what is usually the chilliest firemen’s parades of the year. Their annual Washington’s Birthday Parade through downtown Greenport kicks off at 1 p.m. tomorrow Saturday, Feb. 13.

• Also in Greenport Saturday afternoon, author Jay Neugeboren will read from “Max Baer and the Star of David,” a novel about the myths associated 1930s heavyweight champion boxer Max Baer, at Floyd Memorial Library at 3 p.m. More information is online here.

• The Neo-Political Cowgirls are taking over Guild Hall in East Hampton this Valentine’s Day for the annual “One Billion Rising” dance event to raise awareness about domestic violence. The free event begins at 3 p.m. on Feb. 14.

• Southold Town has set up an online registration portal for all recreation department programs, which will be live online as of March 3. You can set up an account now, online here, to be ready to register when the system opens next month.

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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