Spring Sunset Shadows

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 41 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 miles per hour, gusting as high as 31. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 22. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 42 degrees and a west wind 8 to 17 miles per hour. Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 40.

• Beacon Editor Beth Young will be on the Media Mavens on 88.3 WPPB this morning at 9 a.m. Tune in!

• “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 this evening at 6:30 p.m. at Southampton High School. More details are online here.

• Montauk Observatory will be at the South Fork Natural History Museum this evening beginning at 7 p.m. for another Astronomy
Night. NASA Solar System Ambassador William Francis Taylor, will kick off the evening with a brief talk about Venus and Mercury,
followed by some outside observing. 

• If you’re looking for a unique way to spend St. Patrick’s Day, Custer Observatory in Southold is hosting a Celtic harpist, beer tasting and a corned beef & cabbage dinner tomorrow, while the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett is hosting several local singer-songwriters for a benefit for Share the Harvest Farm.

• This Sunday, March 18, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork will host a screening of “From One Mistake,” a new film by Hendel Leiva and Eliana Fernandez on immigration and hate crimes, after its 10:30 a.m. service. All are welcome to attend. The UUCF Meeting House is at 977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar. And please submit any events you are planning to events@eastendbeacon.com.

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

March 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:08 a.m., 10:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:16 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Greenport: 10:45 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:35 a.m., 11:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:40 a.m., 10:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:07 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:19 a.m., 7:39 p.m.

March 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:45 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:53 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Greenport: 11:22 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:14 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:17 a.m., 11:36 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:26 a.m., 12:44 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:33 a.m., 12:51 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:56 a.m., 8:14 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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