Pictured Above: The brand new Greenport Farmers Market packed Mitchell Park Friday afternoon from 3 to 6:30 p.m. — they’ll be back in the park every Friday through Oct. 11.


Good Morning!

We’re expecting cloudy skies through mid morning, gradually clearing, with a high temperature near 71 degrees and a northeast wind around 7 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 47. Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 72, and Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 73.

• This evening at 6 p.m. is the last chance the public will have to weigh in in person on Riverhead Town’s Comprehensive Plan Update before it is finalized. Find Out More.

• If you happen to wander along the coastline alongside the Peconic Estuary this summer, you may stumble upon a wooden post with a cradle for your cell phone urging you to snap a quick photo of the coast and email it to a website called chronolog. That photo will then be sent to a repository building a record of the changes to our coastline over time in a new project organized by the Peconic Baykeeper. Find Out More.

The New Suffolk Civic Association holds its annual Community Yard Sale and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 25 at the New Suffolk Ballfield. There’s still time to reserve a space! Here’s More Info.

• There’s also still time for artists to sign up for a square at East End Arts’ annual Mosaic Street Painting Festival this coming Sunday from Noon to 5 p.m. in Downtown Riverhead. Here are More Details.

• 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:

May 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:38 a.m., 8:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:46 a.m., 7:59 p.m.
Greenport: 9:15 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:06 a.m., 10:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:10 a.m., 9:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:37 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:44 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:32 a.m., 8 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:41 a.m., 6:09 p.m.

May 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:19 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:27 a.m., 8:36 p.m.
Greenport: 9:56 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:49 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:51 a.m., 10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:18 a.m., 11:27 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:25 a.m., 11:34 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:16 a.m., 8:38 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:25 a.m., 6:47 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.


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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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