Sunday scallops, Flanders Bay
Sunday scallops, Flanders Bay

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds today, with a high near 44 degrees and wind chill values between 20 and 30, with an east wind 6 to 13 miles per hour. We’re expecting rain and snow overnight, turning to all snow overnight, with accumulations of 3 to 5 inches possible overnight, and another 3 to 5 inches possible by mid-day Tuesday. The high Tuesday will be near 41 degrees. Wednesday will be partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 40.

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons invites the community to an open “Conversation With the Two Town Supervisors” to hear newly-elected East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and re-elected Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman this evening, March 12 at 7 p.m. at Bridgehampton’s Hampton Library. More details are online here.

• Most advocates for sustainable housing here focus on getting the government involved in finding a place for working people and seniors to live, but one new group, Sustainable Housing Network of the North Fork, is taking a radically different approach. The group, which advocates for co-housing, will hold its next meeting tomorrow, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Greenport’s Floyd Memorial Library. More details are online here.

• Tomorrow’s continuation of the qualified and eligible public hearing for Luminati Aerospace’s new venture, Calverton Aviation and Technology, will be held at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the Pulaski Street School, due to the overflow crowd that filled town hall for the first installment of the hearing on Feb. 27.

• “Aspiramos,” a non-profit organization whose purpose is to empower and educate Latino students who have graduated from Southampton School District, is organizing its first Latino Film Festival on March 16 at Southampton High School. More details are online here.

• 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 own edition each week, sign up here.

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

March 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:21 a.m., 7:47 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:29 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Greenport: 7:58 a.m., 8:24 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:33 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:53 a.m., 8:19 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:20 a.m., 9:46 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:27 a.m., 9:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:12 a.m., 4:45 p.m.

March 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:08 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:16 a.m., 7:38 p.m.
Greenport: 8:45 a.m., 9:07 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:25 a.m., 9:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:40 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:07 a.m., 10:29 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:14 a.m., 10:36 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:08 a.m., 5:38 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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