Pictured above: Submariners from the U.S. Submarine Veterans L.I. Base gathered at New Suffolk Beach on Sunday, April 28 for a ceremony honoring their fallen comrades on the 119th Anniversary of the founding of the first U.S. submarine base in the country at New Suffolk on April 11, 1900.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds throughout the day today, with a high near 55 degrees and a north wind 7 to 10 miles per hour, becoming south in the afternoon. We’re expecting light rain overnight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 44. Light rain is likely on Tuesday, with cloudy skies and a high near 59. There’s a 30 percent chance of afternoon showers on Wednesday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 55.

• Many Southampton Town property owners were in shock this past week after opening their annual tax assessment notification and discovering that their home’s assessed value has changed dramatically. Get more details on what this could mean for your taxes online here.

• On this Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m., Special Guest Speaker James Bunchuck will discuss Waste Management and Recycling in Southold Town at a special meeting of the North Fork Environmental Council and North Fork Audubon Society’s Plastic Reduction and Elimination Project of the North Fork at the Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane in Peconic. All are welcome to attend.

• The Southold Sunshine Society is holding its annual “Name Your Game” sandwich luncheon, along with an afternoon of game playing, on Monday, May 6 from Noon to 3 p.m. at The Wharf House at Founder’s Landing, 1025 Terry Lane in Southold. More details are online here.

• Today is the last day to subscribe to our print edition to receive the May issue in the mail. You’ll read many of these stories in print before you find them here, and you’ll be doing a great deal to help support our mission going forward. You can subscribe to the print edition online here.

• 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 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:58 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:06 a.m., 6:33 p.m.
Greenport: 7:35 a.m., 8:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:14 a.m., 8:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:30 a.m., 7:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:57 a.m., 9:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:04 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:39 a.m., 6:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:48 a.m., 4:27 p.m.

April 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:45 a.m., 8:08 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:53 a.m., 7:16 p.m.
Greenport: 8:22 a.m., 8:45 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:05 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:17 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:44 a.m., 10:07 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:51 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:34 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:43 a.m., 5:16 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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