Jim and Cheryl MacDougall of the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center with red-tailed hawk Sonia and eastern screech owl Archimedes at "Earth Days" at Southampton Arts Center Sunday.
Jim and Cheryl MacDougall of the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center with red-tailed hawk Sonia and eastern screech owl Archimedes at “Earth Days” at Southampton Arts Center Sunday.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy frost before 9 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be sunny, with a high near 60 and a northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 31 and areas of frost before 8 a.m. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Tuesday, with a high near 60. There’s an 80 percent chance of rain Wednesday, with a high near 56.

• Group for the East End has launched a new online portal to help citizens learn more about what they can do to help threatened animals all over New York State. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• OLA of Eastern Long Island is holding a community meeting to let Americans know what they can do to help their immigrant friends and neighbors in these difficult times this Wednesday, April 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor. All are welcome.

• The Sustainable Housing Network of the North Fork will meet this coming Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the community room at Greenport’s Floyd Memorial Library. The group, which advocates for cooperative home ownership, will hear a presentation from home loan consultant Richard Kilfoil. All are welcome to attend.

• Southampton Town, Southampton Village and Suffolk County are partnering for a job fair on May 11 for prospective workers at the 2018 U.S. Open Golf Championship, to be held June 11 through 17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. The job fair will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower level conference room at Southampton Town Hall.

• 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:

April 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:40 a.m., 5:19 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:48 a.m., 4:27 p.m.
Greenport: 5:17 a.m., 5:56 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:04 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:12 a.m., 5:51 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:39 a.m., 7:18 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:46 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:47 a.m., 2:33 p.m.

April 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:50 a.m., 6:23 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:58 a.m., 5:31 p.m.
Greenport: 6:27 a.m., 7 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:12 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:22 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:49 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:56 a.m., 8:29 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:51 a.m., 3:37 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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