Artist Cindy Pease Roe led an Upsculpting session at Southampton Arts Center's Earth Day celebration Saturday, with the help of attendees Diane and Cassidy Hewett.
Artist Cindy Pease Roe led an Upsculpting session at Southampton Arts Center’s Earth Day celebration Saturday, with the help of attendees Diane and Cassidy Hewett.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds throughout the day today, with a high near 57 and a light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 miles per hour. We’re expecting rain overnight, with a low around 47, and more rain on Tuesday, with a high near 53. Rain is expected to taper off Wednesday, with a high near 62.

• After months of urging from his constituents, Congressman Lee Zeldin held a marathon series of three town hall community forums on Sunday throughout the First Congressional District. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The death of teenagers by suicide is a subject that hits communities to the core, but people in our midst are quietly contemplating suicide every day, giving off subtle clues that often go unnoticed until after someone takes their life. The Family Service League has been making the rounds of community centers on the East End over the course of the past month, teaching anyone how they can become alert to the signs of suicidal thoughts and help people who are feeling suicidal find the professional help they need. Two trainings, in Hampton Bays and Montauk, are planned for this week. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone’s office is hosting a series of upcoming town halls to inform residents of the proposed Reclaim Our Water: Septic Improvement Program. The first event will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the David W. Crohan Community Center in Flanders. More details are online here.

• Greenporters got a sneak peak of this season’s exhibits at the East End Seaport Museum on April 8, along with an afternoon of sea chanteys with Dave Berson and Dave Nyce, a.k.a. The Two Daves. Find out more in The Peconic Bathtub, online here.

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host a special cooking demonstration and brunch titled “Not Your Mother’s Pancakes, this Wednesday, April 26 at 11 a.m. at The Inn Spot on the Bay in Hampton Bays. More details are online here.

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

April 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:49 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 7:57 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Greenport: 9:26 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:21 a.m., 10:41 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:21 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:48 a.m., 11:07 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:55 a.m., 11:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:04 a.m., 6:29 p.m.

April 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:34 a.m., 9:52 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 8:42 a.m., 9 p.m.
Greenport: 10:11 a.m., 10:29 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:10 a.m., 11:28 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:06 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:33 a.m., 11:51 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:40 a.m., 11:58 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:54 a.m., 7:15 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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