Harbor Lights, Greenport
Harbor Lights, Greenport

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 67 degrees and an east wind 9 to 17 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 51. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 71, and Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 77 degrees and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m.

• The 118th U.S. Open Golf Championship starts today at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, and with the crush of the crowds come numerous road closures and driving restrictions. Southampton Town has the details online here.

• For the past four years, an interfaith dialogue has been shared by North Fork religious educator Don Russo and Rabbi Gadi Capela of Greenport’s Congregation Tifereth Israel, who debate monthly, before a packed crowd, about the meaning found in books of both the New Testament and the original five books of both the Jewish and Christian theologies. Read our full story online here.

• SUNY Stony Brook confirmed the presence Friday of a new blue-green algae bloom in Mill Pond in Watermill, which joins a continuing bloom in Southampton’s Lake Agawam. Blue-green algae can contain toxins, and health officials ask residents not to use or swim or wade in these waters and to keep their pets and children away from the area. More details are online here.

• North Forkers are looking to start their own chapter of the League of Women Voters, which will hold an organizational meeting on Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m. at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. More details are online here.

• 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:

June 11
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:25 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:33 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
Greenport: 9:02 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:58 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:57 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1-:24 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:31 a.m., 10:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:38 a.m., 6 p.m.

June 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:11 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:19 a.m., 8:36 p.m.
Greenport: 9:48 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:49 a.m., 11:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:43 a.m., 10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:10 a.m., 11:27 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:17 a.m., 11:34 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:32 a.m., 6:50 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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