Wishful beach stairs, April fools...
Wishful beach stairs, April fools…

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds throughout the day today, with a high near 58, as a storm front moves in overnight. We’re expecting rain overnight, with a low around 43 degrees, and rain and possibly a thunderstorm throughout the day Tuesday, with a high near 53. We’re expecting between one and a quarter and two and a half inches of rain by the time the storm tapers off Tuesday evening. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

• The first monthly print edition of the East End Beacon hit newsstands Saturday, and we’re adding new stops all week. Find out where you can find The Beacon here, and if there isn’t a spot in your neighborhood, keep checking back this week!

• Today, April 3, the Southampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force will host an Upstander Bias Training session at Southampton Town Hall Auditorium, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton. Networking begins at 5 p.m. followed by training by the New York Civil Liberties Union from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 631.702.1922.

• North Forkers for the Common Good is planning to sponsor a bus to Albany tomorrow for the April 4 “Health Care is a Human Right Day of Action.” The bus will depart the Mattituck Shopping Plaza at 5 a.m. Tickets range from $25 to $55 and are available on Eventbrite.com. More details on the project are online here.

• The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force holds its third Synergy forum, a community dialogue with the town police, this Thursday, April 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the town Human Resource Center, 750 Pacific Street in Mattituck. All are welcome to attend.

• 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 email each week, sign up here.

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

April 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:37 a.m., 4:12 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 2:45 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
Greenport: 4:14 a.m., 4:49 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:03 a.m., 5:46 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 4:09 a.m., 4:44 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:36 a.m., 6:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:43 a.m., 6:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:53 a.m., 1:34 p.m.

April 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:48 a.m., 5:22 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 3:56 a.m., 4:30 p.m.
Greenport: 5:25 a.m., 5:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:10 a.m., 6:52 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 5:20 a.m., 5:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:47 a.m., 7:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:54 a.m., 7:28 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:54 a.m., 2:36 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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