All quiet on the Peconics, Tuesday.
All quiet on the Peconics, Tuesday.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting isolated showers before noon today, followed by scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3 p.m, tapering off to isolated showers after 3 p.m. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 65 degrees. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 39. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 58 and Friday will be sunny, with a high near 61.

• The iconic Sag Harbor Cinema, whose façade was destroyed by fire in December 2016, is slated to be purchased by the Sag Harbor Partnership to become the site of a new non-profit Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• “There is hope, but we’re still at the brink,” said Dr. Chris Gobler in his 2017 State of the Bays Address April 7. “We need to talk about climate change.” The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Former New York Times journalist Judith Miller, who was jailed for refusing to reveal her sources during her reporting on the Iraq war, will be the guest speaker this evening at Stony Brook Southampton’s Writers Speak Wednesdays, where she will discuss her new book, “The Story: A Reporter’s Journey.” The program begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the lecture at 7 p.m. More details are online here. [Free]

• OLA and Long Island Jobs with Justice will hold a Rapid Response Network training to help support immigrants this Friday, April 14 at the Bridgehampton Community House, 2357 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton at 5:30 p.m. Register on Eventbrite

• Registration is open for the North Fork Environmental Council’s Second Annual Earth Day 5K to benefit the group’s scholarship program, to be held on Sunday, April 23 at Indian Island County Park. More details are online here.

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

April 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:29 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 10:37 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
Greenport: 12:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:38 a.m., 1:05 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 12:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1 a.m., 1:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:07 a.m., 1:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:45 a.m., 9:06 p.m.

April 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:31 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 11:21 a.m., 11:34 p.m.
Greenport: 12:20 a.m., 12:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:16 a.m., 1:44 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 12:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:42 a.m., 2:12 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:49 a.m., 2:19 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:25 a.m., 9:43 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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