Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 67 degrees and a calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 miles per hour in the morning. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 52. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Showers are likely Friday, mainly after 3 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 75.

• The Southampton Village Climate Action Committee, the Southampton African American Museum and the Southampton History Museum are organizing a seven-mile bike tour of Southampton this Sunday, May 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. This loop, dubbed “Bike Southampton!” takes attendees around the wide streets of Southampton to critical cultural institutions and places of historical significance. Working with the Southampton History Museum, the Southampton African American Museum and the Shinnecock Nation, the route aims to incorporate many facets of the illustrious village’s history. From the sandy outlook of Dune Church to the newly inaugurated Southampton African American Museum, this historic loop showcases the picturesque beauty of Southampton. Other notable stops on the route include the new Moses Park, Lake Agawam Park, the Pyrrhus Concer homestead, the Halsey House & Garden, and the Rogers Mansion. Here’s more info.

• “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” Lucas Hnath’s “smart, funny and utterly engrossing” play revisiting the central characters of Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 original revolutionary play, opens tomorrow at the Quogue Community Hall. Here are more details.

• The Hampton Bays Public Library at 52 Ponquogue Ave. in Hampton Bays is hosting a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon and evening from 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

• Judith M. Kasen-Windsor will be hosting the annual Edie’s Backyard BBQ from 1 to 4 pm on Saturday, May 28, 2022 to benefit the Edie Windsor Healthcare  Center, which focuses on LBGTQ+ health care services, at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. Tickets start at $125, and sponsorships are available. For more information or to purchase tickets please call (631) 726-8700, e-mail or visit

• Suffolk County reported 610 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, May 22, with 10.7 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 251 hospitalized people who had the virus — 43 percent of them were hospitalized due to Covid-19 or its complications, and 21 of them were in ICU. The county reported five new deaths from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 4,422 people since March of 2020.

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

May 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:54 a.m., 7:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:02 a.m., 6:32 p.m.
Greenport: 7:31 a.m., 8:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:22 a.m., 8:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:26 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:53 a.m., 9:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9 a.m., 9:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:46 a.m., 6:26 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:55 a.m., 4:35 p.m.

May 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:45 a.m., 8:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:53 a.m., 7:15 p.m.
Greenport: 8:22 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:17 a.m., 9:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:17 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:44 a.m., 10:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:51 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:42 a.m., 7:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:51 a.m., 5:26 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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