High tide at low tide beach
High tide at low tide beach

Good Morning!

• Rain is likely today, changing to sleet after 5 p.m., when the temperature will fall to around 34 degrees for the duration of the evening. Little or no sleet accumulation is expected.We’re expecting rain Friday, with a high near 43. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

• Congressman Lee Zeldin will host his next mobile office hours, during which constituents can sit down with the Congressman or a staff member for a one-on-one or small group meeting to discuss their concerns today, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Fire Department, 92 Sunset Avenue, Westhampton Beach. No appointments are necessary.

• What do the colors you choose for your garden say about you? Our Gardenwise columnist, Susan Tito, has prepared a quiz this month to get you out of the winter doldrums and back into thoughts of the colors of spring and summer.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the possibility of allowing wastewater treatment systems as a special exception use in quarter-acre zoning districts, as well as the draft agenda for the board’s Feb. 27 meeting at their 10 a.m. work session this morning.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss their recent tri-board meeting and the town’s audit at a work session at town hall at 10 a.m. today. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Eastville Community Historical Society and Sylvester Manor Educational Farm will hold their annual Black History Month celebration this Sunday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. More details are online here. [$15/$20]

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

Feb. 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:04 a.m., 2:32 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:12 a.m., 1:40 p.m.
Greenport: 2:41 a.m., 3:09 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:31 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:36 a.m., 3:04 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:03 a.m., 4:31 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:10 a.m., 4:38 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:46 a.m.

Feb. 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:05 a.m., 3:37 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:13 a.m., 2:45 p.m.
Greenport: 3:42 a.m., 4:14 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:29 a.m., 5:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:37 a.m., 4:09 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:04 a.m., 5:36 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:11 a.m., 5:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:11 a.m., 12:47 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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