Late for the Ferry?
Late for the Ferry?

Good Morning!

• Showers are likely today, mostly after 10 a.m., with a high near 55 degrees and a southwest wind 10 to 14 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 34. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 51, and Easter Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 51.

• Just in time for the return of ospreys to the East End, a crew of volunteers in New Suffolk replaced the osprey pole in West Creek this past Sunday, and Jim Baker got a great video of the project. Details are online here.

• There are still a few egg hunts and Easter parades yet to be had on the East End. Details are online here.

• Columnist Dave Davis explores what it means to be a peaceful warrior in his Dave’s Desk @ Ditch column this month.

• Tickets are now on sale for the North Fork Animal Welfare League’s annual Comedy Night, this year with headliner Jodi Wasserman, on April 21 at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall. More details are online here.

• The Beacon’s April print edition (Our First Anniversary Edition!!) will be on newsstands throughout the East End this weekend. Find out where you can pick up a copy here or subscribe here.

• Have a safe and happy Easter! We will return Monday with some ideas for exhausted cooks.

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

March 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:41 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:49 a.m., 9:07 p.m.
Greenport: 10:18 a.m., 10:36 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:19 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:13 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:40 a.m., 11:58 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:47 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:04 a.m., 7:33 p.m.

March 31
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:27 a.m., 10:45 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:35 a.m., 9:53 p.m.
Greenport: 11:04 a.m., 11:22 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:59 a.m., 11:17 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:26 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:05 a.m., 12:33 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:51 a.m., 8:17 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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