Mr. Bacon's adventure continues: Robins Island, Wednesday morning.
Mr. Bacon’s adventure continues: Robins Island, Wednesday morning.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting light rain today, with a high near 48 degrees and a northeast wind 7 to 11 miles per hour, becoming north in the afternoon. There’s a 30 percent chance of rain overnight, with a low around 37. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 53, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 54.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss business automation services, Anti-Bias Task Force signs, public authority meeting schedules and the new downtown advisory committee at their 9:30 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold a special meeting to authorize the purchase of bottled water for emergency distribution to private well owners in East Quogue and to apply for an infrastructure grant at 10 a.m. today, followed by a 10:30 a.m. work session at which they plan to discuss synthetic turf at the baseball field at Red Creek Park.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on CPF acquisitions, a scenic and conservation easement and a code change regarding emergency access to alarm devices at their regular meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Long Island Food Council, a networking and educational organization created to support the growth of the food industry on the island, is expanding its reach with an inaugural East End event, to be held at the Hotel Indigo in Riverhead tomorrow, April 20, beginning at 10 a.m. More details are online here.

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

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

April 19
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:36 a.m., 1:12 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:20 p.m.
Greenport: 1:13 a.m., 1:49 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:09 a.m., 2:47 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:08 a.m., 1:44 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:35 a.m., 3:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:42 a.m., 3:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:31 a.m., 10:44 p.m.

April 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:28 a.m., 2:05 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:36 a.m., 1:13 p.m.
Greenport: 2:05 a.m., 2:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:59 a.m., 3:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2 a.m., 2:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:27 a.m., 4:04 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:34 a.m., 4:11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:30 a.m., 11:43 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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