Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 57 degrees but wind chill values between 25 and 35 early, with a light west wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 30. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 54 and a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. and Thursday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 57 and a 50 percent chance of showers.

• It is our job as guides, not simply teachers, to empower people, especially young people, with even the simplest activity that will make a big impact, particularly when facing down the climate crisis. Mark Haubner discusses these ideas in action in our latest installment of Climate Local Now.

• The closely watched Greenport Village Elections are today from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Third Street Firehouse. Brush up on the issues here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the State Environmental Quality Review Act process for the town airport, the annual piping lover report, Governor Hochul’s housing proposal and the Brooks Park Studio at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Southold Athletic Association will hold its annual 5K & Fun Run at Southold Elementary School this Saturday, March 25. The race starts at 9 a.m., rain or shine, followed by a kids only fun run at 9:45 a.m. Here’s how to register.

• Latin American superstar Nella brings the folklore roots of her home country, Venezuela and Andalusian inspirations to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center this Saturday evening at 8 p.m., in partnership with OLA of Eastern Long Island. Tickets range from $55 to $85 and are available at whbpac.org.

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

March 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:12 a.m., 10:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:20 a.m., 9:41 p.m.
Greenport: 10:49 a.m., 11:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:52 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:44 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:18 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:29 a.m., 9:55 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:38 a.m., 8:04 p.m.

March 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:59 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:07 a.m., 10:29 p.m.
Greenport: 11:36 a.m., 11:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:13 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:31 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:32 a.m., 12:58 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:39 a.m., 1:05 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:15 a.m., 10:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:24 a.m., 8:49 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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