Crow's Beach, Thursday afternoon.
Crow’s Beach, Thursday afternoon.

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy, with areas of fog and a high near 57. The wind will be out of the south at 5 to 8 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 47. There’s 40 percent chance of rain or drizzle Saturday,with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 56. Sunday will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 44.

• Greenport Trustee Douglas Roberts’ resolution proclaiming the village a welcoming community passed unanimously Thursday evening, after more than two hours of public testimony about the role immigrants have played in making the village one of the most diverse communities on the East End. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Sag Harbor’s annual HarborFrost, a celebration of winter activities in the village with music, a culinary stroll, a Frosty Plunge, fire dancers, ice sculptors and Grucci fireworks will be held tomorrow, Feb. 25 from noon to 6 p.m. throughout the village. The full schedule of the day’s events is online here.

• The North Fork Environmental Council’s monthly Speaker Series lectures continue tomorrow, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. at the Peconic Lane Community Center. Beth Fiteni of “Green Inside and Out” will discuss ways to reduce harmful toxins in our homes and businesses in this free seminar. All are invited to attend.

• The Eastville Historical Society and Shelter Island’s Sylvester Manor will hold their third annual African-American History Month celebration with a discussion of food and culture this Sunday, Feb. 26 at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Tickets ate $15 in advance or $20 at the door. More information is online here.

• The Parrish Art Museum is hosting its first free Community Day of 2017 this Sunday, Feb. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. The event celebrates and welcomes the entire community with a day of art workshops, “zip-tours” of exhibitions, live entertainment, complementary refreshments, and free admission to the museum. More details are online here.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will hold a panel discussion titled “All Things Water” at their next meeting this coming Monday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion Hall. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Find out all the details in our events calendar, online here.

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

Feb. 24
MTK Hbr: 7:23 a.m., 7:44 p.m.
Orient: 8:24 a.m., 8:45 p.m.
Greenport: 8:52 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 8:47 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 10:14 a.m., 10:35 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:21 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:24 a.m., 5:48 p.m.

Feb. 25
MTK Hbr: 8:02 a.m., 8:23 p.m.
Orient: 9:03 a.m., 9:24 p.m.
Greenport: 9:31 a.m., 9:52 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:26 a.m., 9:47 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 10:53 a.m., 11:14 p.m.
S. JPT: 11 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:06 a.m., 6:28 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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