Short Beach, Thursday afternoon.
Short Beach, Thursday afternoon.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting areas of drizzle this morning, with showers this afternoon, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 68 degrees and a southeast wind around 10 miles per hour. overnight will be cloudy with a low around 64 and a 60 percent chance of showers. Saturday will be cloudy, with a high near 77 degrees and a 30 percent chance of light rain. Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 83 and a chance of showers.

• The owners of one of Riverhead’s oldest shopping centers are going full steam ahead on plans to repurpose the shopping center with a new cineplex and restaurants, as they work with Regal Cinemas on a lease for the anchor store in the shopping center. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Two years after Democratic candidates for Riverhead Town Board took press on a walking tour of the troubles facing downtown Riverhead, this year’s candidates said little had changed as they took the press on a new walking tour Tuesday morning. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Renewable Energy Long Island Executive Director Gordian Raacke will discuss “Transforming Long Island’s Energy System” at the North Fork Environmental Council’s monthly Speaker Series tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House. More details are online here.


• Darren Ottati will lead a quintet of tenors, baritones and basses in a Father’s Day Weekend series of concerts to benefit Center Stage at the the Southampton Cultural Center. Performances will be tonight and tomorrow at 7:30 pm. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. More details are online here. [$45-$55]

• The East Marion Community Association will hear a presentation on East Marion’s influence on local artists and receive an update on traffic at Lavender by the Sea at their 10 a.m. meeting tomorrow, Saturday, June 17 at 10 a.m. at the East Marion Firehouse. More details are online here.

• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Stay in the know by checking in with our Events Calendar.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are online here:

June 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:11 a.m., 4 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:19 a.m., 3:08 p.m.
Greenport: 3:48 a.m., 4:37 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:35 a.m., 5:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:43 a.m., 4:32 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:10 a.m., 5:59 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:17 a.m., 6:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:12 a.m., 12:54 p.m.

June 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:04 a.m., 4:52 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:12 a.m., 4 p.m.
Greenport: 4:41 a.m., 5:29 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:29 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:36 a.m., 5:24 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:03 a.m., 6:51 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:10 a.m., 6:58 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:04 a.m., 1:44 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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