Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m. today, but otherwise the day will start out mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78 degrees and a west wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 53. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 72 and a 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11 a.m.

• The Accabonac Protection Committee, whose mission is to protect, enhance and restore the ecological integrity of Accabonac Harbor, and its watershed, has announced it will present three public forums during the summer season of 2019. More details are online here.

• Artist Jeremy Dennis will reflect on Thomas Joshua Cooper’s photographs on view at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill in the exhibition Refuge, capturing migration, settlement, and history of the East End, this evening at 6 p.m. More details are online here.

• The Hampton Bays Historical Society will hold an Art & Antiques Fair beginning at 10 a.m. this Saturday and Sunday on their grounds at 116 Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays.

• The Town of East Hampton will play host to an Eco Fair on Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Town Hall at 159 Pantigo Road. The community is celebrating green initiatives by learning about environmentally friendly groups, businesses and committees. Representatives from about 30 local organizations and businesses will be on hand to discuss the work they’re doing to protect our natural environment. More details are online here

• The Springs Community Presbyterian Church at 5 Old Stone Highway will hold a family and community event called “Celebrate Springs” tomorrow, June 1 from Noon to 4 p.m. The afternoon of kid-friendly activities, which costs $10 per person, is for the Save Our Steeple Fund to repair and restore the church’s steeple. More details can be had by calling 631.324.4791 or emailing

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar.

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

May 31
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:13 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:40 a.m., 7:57 p.m.
Greenport: 9:09 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:58 a.m., 10:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:04 a.m., 9:21 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:31 a.m., 10:48 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:38 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:28 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:37 a.m., 5:59 p.m.

June 1
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:13 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:21 a.m., 8:34 p.m.
Greenport: 9:50 a.m., 10:03 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:44 a.m., 10:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:45 a.m., 9:58 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:12 a.m., 11:25 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:19 a.m., 11:32 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:14 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:23 a.m., 6:39 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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