Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers today, with a high temperature near 66 degrees and an east wind 14 to 16 miles per hour. There’s a high risk of rip currents on ocean beaches throughout the day. Showers are likely overnight, with possibly a thunderstorm after 2 a.m., with a low around 62. Showers and a possible thunderstorm will continue into Friday, when the high temperature will be near 76 degrees. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to taper off Saturday, when the high temperature will be near 78 degrees.

• As LGBT people across the country have become convenient scapegoats for society’s ills, North Forkers are taking a stand in solidarity with the gay community this June with the first ever North Fork Pride parade and festival, to be held throughout downtown Greenport June 24. Read More.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the Riverside sewer project at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

• The Greenport Village Board will hold public hearings on two wetland permit applications on Carpenter Street and Madison Avenue at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening, and will also take public comments on a proposed State Liquor Authority license for the former Greenporter Hotel. Here’s info on the public hearings, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• This evening at 5:30 p.m., the East End Food Market in Riverhead hosts The Black Experience in America with Jamaal Boyce, who presents insights from his revolutionary high school course and book in celebration of Juneteenth. Admission is free and more details are at eastendfood.org.

• The Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center, 551 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, hosts “Poetry & Jazz” this evening at 7 p.m., featuring NAACP Image Award nominee Yesenia Montilla, author of “Muse Found in a Colonized Body” and jazz by Saxophonist (and Suffolk County Health Commissioner) Dr. Gregson Pigott. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door and are available by calling 631.537.0616 or visiting bhccrc.org.

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

June 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:17 a.m., 1:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:25 a.m., 12:59 p.m.
Greenport: 1:54 a.m., 2:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:36 a.m., 3:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:49 a.m., 2:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:16 a.m., 3:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:23 a.m., 3:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:10 a.m., 1:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:10 a.m., 11:02 p.m.

June 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:03 a.m., 2:40 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:11 a.m., 1:48 p.m.
Greenport: 2:40 a.m., 3:17 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:19 a.m., 3:54 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:35 a.m., 3:12 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:02 a.m., 4:39 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:09 a.m., 4:46 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:53 a.m., 1:47 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:56 a.m., 11:45 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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