Twilight Machines, Jamesport
Twilight Machines, Jamesport

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting partly sunny skies today, with a high near 83 and a southwest wind 7 to 13 miles per hour and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 58. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 79, and Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 82.

• Is your garden succumbing to the munching of the omnipresent white-tailed deer? If so, our Gardenwise columnist, Susan Tito, may have just the solution for what ails you. Read the latest installment of Gardenwise, “Oh Deer!”, online here.

• The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following marshes by helicopter with the mosquito larvicides Vectobac and Altosid today and tomorrow between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Moneybogue Bay, Westhampton Dunes, Iron Point and North Sea in Southampton Town, Napeague, Beach Hampton and Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton Town, Indian Island, Aquebogue Overlook and the Crescent Duck Farm in Riverhead Town and New Suffolk, Great Hog Neck, Kerwin Boulevard, Pipes Neck Creek and Pipes Cove in Southold Town. For more information, call 631.852.4270.

• NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador William Taylor will give a talk on the Summer Solstice, followed by astronomical viewing, at the Montauk Library this evening, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. in an event sponsored by The Montauk Observatory. More details are online here.

• Author Kevin Fitzpatrick will discuss his book “World War I New York and the Centennial of Camp Upton” at Suffolk County Historical Museum tomorrow evening, June 22 at 6 p.m. More details are online here.

• Racial Justice East End, PEER/NYPAN: Progressive East End Reformers, Canio’s Cultural Café and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork will host a special community screening and discussion of Ava DuVernay’s film, “13th,” next Thursday, June 29 at 6 p.m. at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. More details are online here.

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

June 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:51 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:59 a.m., 7:24 p.m.
Greenport: 8:28 a.m., 8:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:26 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:23 a.m., 8:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:50 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:57 a.m., 10:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:08 a.m., 5:36 p.m.

June 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:42 a.m., 9:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:50 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
Greenport: 9:19 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:23 a.m., 10:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:14 a.m., 9:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:41 a.m., 11:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:48 a.m., 11:13 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:08 a.m., 6:32 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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