After the rain, New Suffolk
After the rain, New Suffolk

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting isolated showers between 7 a.m. and noon today, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 54 and a south wind 10 to 16 miles per hour. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight tonight, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with the temperature rising to around 56 degrees by 3 a.m. We’re expecting showers tomorrow, with a high near 57 and a southwest wind 15 to 20 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 57 and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

• There are plenty of opportunities for civic engagement on the East End this week — the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons is hosting a discussion on climate change at the Hampton Bays Senior Center tonight at 7 p.m., Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman will give his State of the Town Address at town hall at noon tomorrow and Southold High School is hosting a Democratic Congressional Primary debate tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. More information is always available in our Current Affairs listings, online here.

• The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival is presenting a special “Spring Docs Day,” comprised of three compelling, animal-related films and a day-long silent auction on Sunday, April 17 at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. More information is online here.

• The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton hosts a free screening of “Echo of the Elephants” this afternoon at 3 p.m. The film documents American conservationist and wildlife researcher Cynthia Moss’ study of one family of elephants in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park for more than 20 years.

The New York Times published a great photo essay of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps by Lindsay Morris in yesterday’s Sunday Metro section. You can see the full slideshow online here.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will host a public forum on The Sports East Fitness project on Monday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion Hall. All are welcome to attend.

• 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 very own copy each week, sign up here.

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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