Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature in the mid-80s and a southwest wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 67. We’re expecting mostly sunny skies on Friday, with a high in the mid-80s and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high in the low 80s.

• There’s a long-held belief in Montauk that there is a schism between the business community and environmentalists, but as coastal flooding has become a frequent reality here, that schism may be melting. Read More.

• The Suffolk County Planning Commission meets in person only this afternoon at 2 p.m. on the second floor of the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge to discuss the application for Strong’s Yacht Center’s proposed yacht storage buildings in Mattituck. The Commission’s staff again recommended denial of the application in its report uploaded earlier this week. We’ll be there covering the meeting, and will have more information as it becomes available.

Editor’s Note: The Calverton Civic meeting below was originally scheduled for 6:30 p.m., as was stated in an earlier version of this post, but was rescheduled today for 7 p.m.

• The Greater Calverton Civic Association will hear about the Citizen’s Cooperative Development Team from Mark Haubner, Mike Foley and Toqui Terchun at its 7 p.m. meeting this evening at the Riley Avenue School. The organizers are hoping to also be able to Zoom the meeting. Here’s the link.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the town’s proposed Westhampton Activity Center 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.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss police, code enforcement and justice court monthly reports as well as town code changes regarding hours of paving and B&Bs at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, here are backup materials for the discussion topics, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The East Hampton Town Board holds public hearings on a CPF acquisition, a grant of scenic and conservation easement and changes to the town code regarding littering at its 6 p.m. regular meeting this evening. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Greenport Village Board has numerous public hearings on changes to the village’s water and sewer codes and on parking and traffic restrictions on the agenda for its 6 p.m. work session this evening. Here’s the agenda, here’s more info about the public hearings, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

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

June 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:30 a.m., 9:37 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:38 a.m., 8:45 p.m.
Greenport: 10:07 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:01 a.m., 11:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:02 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:29 a.m., 11:36 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:36 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:28 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:37 a.m., 6:53 p.m.

June 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:12 a.m., 10:19 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:20 a.m., 9:27 p.m.
Greenport: 10:49 a.m., 10:56 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:46 a.m., 11:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:44 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:18 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:13 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:22 a.m., 7:35 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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