Good Morning!

• We’re expecting partly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 60 degrees and an east wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 45. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 61, and we’re expecting mostly cloudy skies on Sunday, with a 50 percent chance of showers.

• The Hampton Bays Fire Department at 106 Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive tomorrow, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can also be made online here.

• The Mattituck Chamber of Commerce’s First Fridays on Love Lane will be returning for the season this evening from 6 to 9 p.m., with music, food and vendors filling the street for the evening. Here’s More Info.

• Author Mary Korpi discusses her historical novel, “The Lady Lighthouse Keeper,” about Stella Prince, who served as the first female lighthouse keeper at the Horton Point Lighthouse in Southold, this morning at 11 a.m. at the Mattituck Senior Center, the first of three lectures this month sponsored by the Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society. Here’s More Info.

• What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a bike when the wheel runs out of true? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Toss it? No way! North Fork Environmental Council is organizing its sixth Repair Café at the Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport on Saturday, May 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. At the Repair Café, everything centers on making repairs. Various volunteer repair experts will be available to help make all possible repairs free of charge. Tools and materials will also be on hand. Find Out More.

• East End Arts hosts the Rites of Spring Music Festival for a collaboration with artist Anne Sherwood Pundyk on a spoken word and music program accompanying her exhibition, “Beauty Out of Bounds,” this Sunday, May 5 at 5 p.m. Here’s More Info.

• The Beacon’s May print edition is now on newsstands throughout the East End. Pick up a copy at any of these locations today!

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

May 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:16 a.m., 6:50 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:24 a.m., 5:58 p.m.
Greenport: 6L53 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:40 a.m., 8:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:48 a.m., 7:22 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:15 a.m., 8:49 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:22 a.m., 8:56 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:08 a.m., 5:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:17 a.m., 3:59 p.m.

May 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:13 a.m., 7:40 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:21 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
Greenport: 7:50 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:41 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:45 a.m., 8:12 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:12 a.m., 9:39 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:19 a.m., 9:46 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:12 a.m., 6:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:21 a.m., 4:58 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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