Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 76 degrees and a south wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 62. We’re expecting sunny skies on Friday, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 78.

• The East End is filled in the week ahead with celebrations of Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day enslaved people in Texas learned that they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation more than two years prior. Read More.

• The North Fork Civics will host Dr. Christopher Gobler, who heads Stony Brook’s Center for Clean Water Technology for “The State of the Bays & Water 2024” this evening at 6 p.m., at the Southold Town Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic. The presentation can also be accessed via Zoom hereFind Out More.

• The Suffolk County Planning Commission, which was initially not slated to meet again until July 10, has scheduled a special meeting for next Thursday, July 20 at 2 p.m. at the H. Lee Denison building in Hauppauge to discuss the controversial Strong’s Yacht Center yacht storage building proposal. The public can attend the meeting, which is in person only. Here’s the meeting notice.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss PSEG’s Time of Day rates and possible code amendments regarding food trucks at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss home sale price calculations for income eligible households with the town’s Director of Housing and Community Development and town code changes regarding the Central Pine Barrens Overlay District at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

• Social Summer Fridays kicks off tomorrow evening at the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport, with a blind wine tasting with Gabriella Macari of Macari Vineyards. Here’s More Info.

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

June 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:40 a.m., 4:17 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:48 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Greenport: 4:17 a.m., 4:54 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:02 a.m., 5:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:12 a.m., 4:49 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:39 a.m., 6:16 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:46 a.m., 6:23 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:37 a.m., 3:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:46 a.m., 1:33 p.m.

June 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:36 a.m., 5:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:44 a.m., 4:21 p.m.
Greenport: 5:13 a.m., 5:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:55 a.m., 6:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:08 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:35 a.m., 7:12 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:42 a.m., 7:19 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:22 a.m., 4:10 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:31 a.m., 2:19 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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