Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies this morning, gradually becoming sunny, with scattered showers after 2 p.m. and a southwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Skies will clear overnight, with a low around 28. Thursday and Friday will be sunny, with highs near 43 degrees.

• Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital is holding a community event this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. at the Peconic Community Center to provide a dedicated space for healthcare professionals, allies and the LGBTQ* community to delve into the nuances of LGBTQ* healthcare. Speakers will shed light on the unique challenges faced by the LGBTQ* community in healthcare settings, offering practical insights and fostering a dialogue of understanding. Find Out More.

• Amy Gross, a teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, will discuss “Mindfulness: What Is It And What Can It Do For You?” in a free 3:30 p.m. community presentation this afternoon at Peconic Landing in Greenport. Find Out More.

The New Suffolk Civic Association is looking for a chairperson for its annual Fourth of July parade, and for volunteers for its Community Yard Sale in May and to help with its website and email blasts. Email for more information.

• Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport will host the opening of its spring exhibition, “Heritage and Home: Latin American Artists of the East End / Hogar y herencia: Artistas latinoamericanos del East End,” this Friday, March 22. The exhibit features more than a dozen East End artists of Latin American descent, and explores themes of social and cultural heritage and the idea of what we call home. Find Out More.

• The Heart of Riverhead Civic Association will present a fun and eye-opening exploration of “Women’s Lived History” on Saturday March 23rd at 2 p.m. at Riverhead Library. Here’s More Info.

• The Southold-Peconic Civic Association hosts a discussion on the future of zoning in Southold Town this Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m. at CAST. This is the last mainland opportunity to give input at a series of community forums organized by North Fork civic associations and Southold Town (an additional forum will be held on Fishers Island on March 28). Here’s More Info.

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

March 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:43 a.m., 7:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:51 a.m., 7:05 p.m.
Greenport: 8:20 a.m., 8:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:57 a.m., 9:27 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:15 a.m., 8:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:42 a.m., 9:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:49 a.m., 10:03 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:26 a.m., 7:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:35 a.m., 5:12 p.m.

March 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:27 a.m., 8:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:35 a.m., 7:46 p.m.
Greenport: 9:04 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:49 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:59 a.m., 9:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:26 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:33 a.m., 10:44 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:21 a.m., 7:52 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:30 a.m., 6:01 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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