Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 70 degrees and a north wind 5 to 10 miles per hour, becoming east in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 47. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 66, and Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 68.

Two civic associations that usually meet the final Monday of the month are meeting this evening to avoid meeting on Memorial Day:

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association hosts a presentation on “Who is Protecting Our Fragile Water Resources?” with Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski and representatives of the Suffolk County Water Authority this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse at Veteran’s Beach on Peconic Bay Boulevard. All are welcome to attend.

• The Hampton Bays Civic Association will discuss “Continuing on the Pathway to the Future of Hampton Bays” this evening at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Senior Center at 25 Ponquogue Avenue. Westhampton Beach Mayor Maria Moore will discuss how to bring successful revitalization projects to the hamlet. All are welcome to attend.

• The East End Food Institute is kicking off the renovation of its market building this summer, and is moving the East End Food Market outdoors during the renovations. The market summer season will kick off outside under a tent this coming Saturday, May 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market will be open on Saturdays through the end of October. Here’s more info.

• The Springs Food Pantry, which has been providing essential food to an expanding number of families every year, holds its second annual summer fundraiser — E.A.T in the Hidden Gardens on Saturday, July 8. Here’s more info.

• 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 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:04 a.m., 12:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:46 a.m.
Greenport: 12:41 a.m., 1:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:33 a.m., 2:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:36 a.m., 1:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:03 a.m., 2:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:10 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:50 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:59 a.m., 10:02 p.m.

May 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:53 a.m., 1:28 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:01 a.m., 12:36 p.m.
Greenport: 1:30 a.m., 2:05 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:17 a.m., 2:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:25 a.m., 2 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:52 a.m., 3:27 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:59 a.m., 3:34 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:49 a.m., 10:48 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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