Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with the temperature rising to near 41 by 11 a.m., then falling to around 33 during the remainder of the day, with wind chill values between 20 and 30 and a west wind 18 to 24 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 36 mph. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 16. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Saturday, with a high near 33 and a 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1 p.m. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 43.

• The Greenport Village Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday evening to reinstate the candidacy of seven candidates for Village Board who had been sent letters Wednesday saying they had been disqualified from running because they did not file letters accepting their candidacy. Read More.

• The Carolina Calvache Trio performs at the Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway inWater Mill this evening 6 p.m. Calvache’s trio explores an “articulate, lyrical and imaginative voice in jazz that deserves to be celebrated” according to Tim Wilkins of WBGO. More info is at

• Neil Simon’s “Come Blow Your Horn” opens at Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane in Southampton this evening at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays through March 5. In this play, Alan Baker, a 30-ish swinging bachelor with time, money, and women to spare welcomes rebellious and eager 21-year brother Buddy into his den of iniquity while their horrified parents can only watch and pray. Tickets are $35 and are available online at

• Historian and author Amy Folk gives a talk on “Historic North Fork Tales: Rumrunners in Suffolk County — Tales from Liquor Island” at Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead on Saturday at 11 a.m. More details are at

• The Eastern Long Island chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is holding a Beach Cleanup at 67 Steps Beach on the Long Island Sound in Greenport on Saturday, Feb. 25 from noon to 2 p.m., with a rain date of the following Saturday, March 4. Register to participate here.

• The Sag Harbor Cinema plays host Saturday, Feb. 25 to a film screening and art opening for “Forgetting to Remember,” a collaboration with the Plain Sight Project, which is working to unearth the identities and stories of enslaved, indentured, and free people of color on the East End. Read More.

• The Hidden City Orchestra, an ever-shifting ensemble of poets, painters and performing artists will be bringing “A New Set of Elements” to Times Vintage, 429 Main Street in Greenport tomorrow, Feb. 25, 2023 from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free. Here’s more info.

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

February 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:19 a.m., 1:44 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:27 a.m., 12:52 p.m.
Greenport: 1:56 a.m., 2:21 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:48 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:51 a.m., 2:16 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:18 a.m., 3:43 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:25 a.m., 3:50 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:35 a.m., 12:58 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:07 a.m., 11:33 p.m.

February 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:15 a.m., 2:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:23 a.m., 1:50 p.m.
Greenport: 2:52 a.m., 3:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:40 a.m., 4:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:47 a.m., 3:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:14 a.m., 4:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:21 a.m., 4:48 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:24 a.m., 1:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:59 a.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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