Pictured Above: On Sound Avenue, Saturday.

Good Morning!

• Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 77 degrees and a northwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers overnight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 62. Showers are likely, and possibly a thunderstorm, on Tuesday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 72. There’s 50 percent chance of showers Wednesday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 72.

• No doubt we all have those persons in our lives who we can turn to for inspiration. The bigger question for many of us might be: How do we go about amplifying our own Spirit, in order to inspire others? Beacon columnist Dave Davis discusses this question in this month’s installment of Dave’s Desk@Ditch.

• The North Fork Environmental Council’s next ‘NFEC Now’ speaker series, a forum on Coastal Resilience and Living Shorelines, will be held this Friday, June 21 at the Peconic Lane Community Center at 6:30 p.m. More details are online here.

• The Southold Historical Society will host two seafaring events at the Horton Point Lighthouse this month, including an opening reception for an exhibition titled “Tale of the Whale” and a presentation of Long Island songs of the sea by chantey aficionado Stephen Sanfilippo. More details are online here.

• Drummer Evan Sherman & Friends will perform a special concert to benefit the Bridgehampton Child Care Center at the Stephen Talkhouse next Sunday, June 23 from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 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 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:32 a.m., 10:47 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:40 a.m., 9:55 p.m.
Greenport: 11:09 a.m., 11:24 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:04 a.m., 11:19 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:01 a.m., 12:31 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:08 a.m., 12:38 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:46 a.m., 10:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:55 a.m., 8:13 p.m.

June 18
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:19 a.m., 11:34 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:27 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
Greenport: 11:56 a.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:23 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:51 a.m.
New Suffolk: 12:46 a.m., 1:18 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:53 a.m., 1:25 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:32 a.m., 10:46 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:41 a.m., 8:55 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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