Laurel Sunset
Laurel Sunset

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 79 degrees. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 57. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 80.

• Michael Daly reflects on his mom’s persistent questions of his friends in this month’s The Homestead: Let’s Talk. At the time, he thought she was being nosy. But as the years have gone by, he realized she was just genuinely interested in other people.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the Peconic Paddler, the Riverside Sewer District project and the Downtown Revitalization Committee at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board has cancelled its work session for this morning.

• Members of the North Fork Environmental Council are looking for volunteers to join them this evening at 5:30 p.m. at Tikal Restaurant on Front Street in Greenport as they develop their PREP-LI (Plastic Reduction and Elimination Project) campaign. More details are online here.
• Farmer Prudence Heston will give a lecture titled “Earth’s Pollinators: Wild Bees and Honey Bees” this Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m. at Case’s Place at the New Suffolk Waterfront. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

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

June 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:50 a.m., 11:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:58 a.m., 10:17 p.m.
Greenport: 11:27 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:32 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:22 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:16 a.m., 12:49 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:23 a.m., 12:56 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:16 a.m., 8:30 p.m.

June 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:44 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:52 a.m., 11:12 p.m.
Greenport: 12:21 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:45 a.m., 1:24 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:16 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:08 a.m., 1:43 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:15 a.m., 1:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:10 a.m., 9:24 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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