Good Morning!

• Light rain is likely today, mainly after noon, with cloudy skies and a high near 46, with the wind out of the north at 14 to 16 miles per hour. There’s a 30 percent chance of light rain this evening, mainly before 9 p.m., with a low around 40 overnight. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 58. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Wednesday, with a high near 54.

• Suffolk County passed 1,000 Covid-19 deaths over the weekend, with a total of 1,070 confirmed deaths as of Sunday. To date, 32,822 people in the county have tested positive for the disease.

• Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone reported Sunday that 1,134 people are currently hospitalized with Covid-19, down from 1,441 a week ago. Of those hospitalized, 443 are in intensive care, down from 508 a week ago.

• Here’s the latest on how to vote using an absentee ballot in New York’s June 23 primary.

• The Suffolk County Historical Society is inviting residents to be a witness to our living history by sharing their Covid-19 experiences for their historic archives. Email your stories to: Be sure to put “Covid-19” in your subject line and to include your location and contact information.

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

April 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:08 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:16 a.m., 1:01 p.m.
Greenport: 1:45 a.m., 2:30 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:32 a.m., 3:15 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:40 a.m., 2:25 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:07 a.m., 3:52 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:14 a.m., 3:59 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:54 a.m., 10:46 p.m.

April 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:50 a.m., 2:40 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:58 a.m., 1:48 p.m.
Greenport: 2:27 a.m., 3:17 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:17 a.m., 4:03 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:22 a.m., 3:12 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:49 a.m., 4:39 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:56 a.m., 4:46 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:37 a.m., 1:36 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:45 a.m., 11:40 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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