Flanders clouds, Wednesday evening.
Flanders clouds, Wednesday evening.

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 56 degrees and a northwest wind around 11 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 23 miles per hour. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 58. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Saturday, with a high near 57. Easter is expected to be mostly sunny, with a balmy high near 71.

• Over at the Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Shelter Island this month, work is well underway on Suffolk County’s first non-proprietary constructed wetlands septic system, a project designed to remove up to 90 percent of the nitrogen in the effluent from the farm’s 1737 Manor House. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Today’s Southampton Town Board work session has been cancelled, and the Riverhead Town Board is expected to discuss resolutions for their April 18 meeting at their 10 a.m. work session this morning.
• Georgette Grier-Key, Executive Director & Curator of the Eastville Community Historical Society, will give a lecture on “Eastville’s Whalers” in conjunction with the Southampton Historical Museum’s current exhibit, “Hunting the Whale,” this afternoon at 3 p.m. at the Rogers Mansion at 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. The lecture will explore the little known role of African Americans in the maritime history of Long Island. More details are online here. [Free]
• Artist Cindy Pease Roe will host an Upsculpting sculpture workshop this evening at 5:30 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center. More details are online here. [$20]
• Tickets are still available for Hampton Bays’ Ecological Culture Initiative’s screening of “Seed: The Untold Story” next Tuesday, April 18 at the Hampton Bays UA 5 movie theater. More details on ECI’s work are online here and more information on the event is online here. [$11]
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
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.

April 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:26 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 12:05 p.m.
Greenport: 1:03 a.m., 1:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:53 a.m., 2:23 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 12:58 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:25 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:32 a.m., 3:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:06 a.m., 10:22 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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