Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 75 degrees and a light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting increasing clouds overnight, with a low around 57. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 80, and Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

• School budgets passed throughout the East End Tuesday evening, some by resounding margins, giving a boost to public school education at a time when many feel it is under attack.

• The founders of East End Jazz, a new women-led non-profit looking to bring excitement to the experience of jazz music on the East End, are bringing ordinary people into this musical conversation with their first local interactive performance workshop at the Southampton Cultural Center June 1. Read Our Interview.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold a public hearing on a water main extension application for the mixed use building at 205 Osborn Avenue (at the corner of Court Street and Osborn) at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” one of American theatre’s most raucous and irresistible musicals, will put an exclamation point on the Hampton Theatre Company’s season when it premieres tomorrow evening at the Quogue Community Hall. Read More.

• Memorial Day is almost here. Find the details regarding parades and commemorations throughout the East End in our Events Calendar.

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

May 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:59 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:07 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
Greenport: 10:36 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:31 a.m., 11:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:31 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:58 a.m.
South Jamesport: 12:05 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:57 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:06 a.m., 7:22 p.m.

May 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:41 a.m., 10:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:49 a.m., 9:51 p.m.
Greenport: 11:18 a.m., 11:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:12 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:13 a.m., 11:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:04 a.m., 12:40 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:11 a.m., 12:47 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:37 a.m., 9:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:46 a.m., 7:58 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

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