Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 48 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30 early, with a northwest wind 13 to 16 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy Monday night, with a low around 31 and a 30 percent chance of rain after 1 a.m. Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 39 and a 30 percent chance of rain before 1 p.m. Wednesday will be mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 44.

• As the South Fork Wind Farm work shifts from onshore cable laying to offshore work this spring, offshore wind developers pitched eight new projects in late January for the New York State Energy Research & Development Agency’s latest round of solicitations for offshore wind. Read More.

•  In honor of Women’s History Month, the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force puts the spotlight on five local Women making history, and invites the public to be inspired to explore the path to create their own history on Saturday, March 11 at 1 p.m. at the Riverhead Free Library. Read More.

• Gather around a tasty and fun platter of food with your closest friends. Leave any shred of table etiquette behind when you share the Peconic Dish’s spicy chicken meatballs, served Southeast Asian ‘street-food-style’ in lettuce wraps that are eaten with your hands. Get the recipe online here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

March 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:15 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:23 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
Greenport: 9:52 a.m., 10:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:41 a.m., 11:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:47 a.m., 10:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:14 a.m., 11:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:21 a.m., 11:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:15 a.m., 8:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:24 a.m., 6:51 p.m.

March 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:51 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:59 a.m., 9:17 p.m.
Greenport: 10:28 a.m., 10:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:17 a.m., 11:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:23 a.m., 10:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:50 a.m.
South Jamesport: 11:57 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:50 a.m., 9:16 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:59 a.m., 7:25 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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