After the storm, Oregon Road
After the storm, Oregon Road

Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of afternoon rain today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 46. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 45, and a 20 percent chance of rain after 3 p.m. Sunday will be mostly cloudy and breezy, with a high near 40 and a 20 percent chance of snow or rain showers.

• The North Fork Environmental Council’s Speaker Series continues tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House with a talk by Dr. Anna-Marie Wellins on Tick-Borne Diseases

• Nineteen of the South Fork’s cultural institutions have formed a new group, the Hamptons Arts Network, to work together to promote artistic endeavors in the Hamptons. They’re planning their first joint endeavor, THAW FEST, beginning today and running all weekend, throughout the South Fork. More details are online here.

• Sag Harbor will play host to a march in support of the anti-school gun violence “March for Our Lives” in Washington, DC, this Saturday, with a rally with speakers at the Sag Harbor windmill beginning at 11 a.m. followed by a march down Main Street. All are welcome to attend, especially students. More information is online here.

• St. Patrick’s Day parades continue this weekend, with the Hampton Bays parade tomorrow at 11 a.m., the Jamesport Parade tomorrow at 1 p.m. and the Montauk parade on Sunday at noon. More details are online here.

• Coastal scientist Kevin McAllister of DefendH2O will give a presentation on the physical and biological ramifications of climate change within Long Island’s coastal zone at the East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton, on Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar. Please submit calendar listings to

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

March 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:40 a.m., 3:15 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:48 a.m., 2:23 p.m.
Greenport: 3:17 a.m., 3:52 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:09 a.m., 4:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:12 a.m., 3:47 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:39 a.m., 5:14 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:46 a.m., 5:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:37 p.m.

March 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:43 a.m., 4:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:51 a.m., 3:29 p.m.
Greenport: 4:20 a.m., 4:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:10 a.m., 5:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:15 a.m., 4:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:42 a.m., 6:20 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:49 a.m., 6:27 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:54 a.m., 1:38 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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