Pictured Above: One of several ceramic works by Donna Green on view in a magical sculptural installation this summer at Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island. Read more about the project in our July print edition, on newsstands throughout the East End later this week.

Good Morning!

We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high near 85 degrees and a west wind 11 to 14 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 66. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 87, and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

• It was sweltering near 90 degrees Saturday with little of the breeze that had tempered much of this week’s heat dome, but down in Greenport the Second Annual North Fork Pride Parade and Festival organized by the LGBT Network was undaunted, and neither were the crowds, who came to cheer on their friends and neighbors who showed up and showed out to support a safe place for people to express their sexual identity. Read More.

• Beacon Editor Beth Young joined a crew of local journalists on Behind the Headlines on 88.3 WLIW-FM this weekend to discuss the Southold hotel moratorium, the latest news on the Strong’s yacht storage application (more on that here later today) and the Palm Tree Music Festival held on the Shinnecock Nation this weekend. You can still stream the broadcast online here.

Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can also be made online here.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association holds an early meeting this evening at 6 p.m. at the Mattituck Park District headquarters at Veterans Beach on Peconic Bay Boulevard. The Civic Association will hold its annual board election and hear a presentation from the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce. All are welcome to attend.

• The Hampton Bays Civic Association meets this evening (6:30 p.m. refreshments, 7 p.m. meeting) at the Hampton Bays Senior Center at 25 Ponquogue Avenue for a presentation from the town assessor on real estate assessments, and to hear about senior citizen programs and an update on Southampton Town’s pattern book for downtown Hampton Bays. All are welcome to attend.

• Boyd Meets Girl will perform music from around the world in the next installment of the Rites of Spring Music Festival at Poquatuck Hall in Orient this Wednesday, June 26 at 6 p.m. Here’s More Info.

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

June 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:39 a.m., 11:49 p.m.
Greenport: 12:28 a.m., 1:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:23 a.m., 2:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:23 a.m., 1:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:50 a.m., 2:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:57 a.m., 2:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:32 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:41 a.m., 9:55 p.m.

June 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:41 a.m., 1:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:29 p.m.
Greenport: 1:18 a.m., 1:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:12 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:13 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:40 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:47 a.m., 3:27 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:26 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:35 a.m., 10:49 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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