Sylvan Sunset, Flanders
Sylvan Sunset, Flanders

Good Morning!

• It will be sunny today, with a high near 73 degrees and light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 miles per hour in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 59. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Showers and thunderstorms are likely Thursday, with a high near 78 and a south wind 15 to 20 miles per hour.

• The East End’s Democratic Congressional Primary is today. For a recap of the candidates and the issues, see our coverage of the last League of Women Voters debate between the candidates, online here.

• Residents of Northville are up in arms this month over a proposal by United Riverhead Terminal, Inc., the owners of a home heating oil tank farm and terminal on the Long Island Sound in Northville to build six new biofuel tanks, an expansion of a non-conforming use that has been in a residential zone for 63 years. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Tonight is pay-what-you-can night in previews for Bay Street Theatre’s new production of “Frost/Nixon,” the dramatization of British journalist David Frost’s famous interviews with the disgraced former president. Look for our preview of the play on our website later today. More details are online here.

• Loretta Davis, Executive Director of The Retreat, will lead a panel discussion on aims and resources of their programs, including their support for victims of domestic abuse, this evening at 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing in Greenport. Admission is free. More details are online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on removing a stop sign and prohibiting left turns at the intersection of Scuttle Hole Road and Millstone Road, and on excluding trucks weighing more than 10,000 pounds from River Road in Eastport at their 6 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.

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

June 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:24 a.m., 9:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:32 a.m., 8:46 p.m.
Greenport: 10:01 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:03 a.m., 11:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:56 a.m., 10:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:23 a.m., 11:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:30 a.m., 11:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:41 a.m., 7:02 p.m.

June 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:07 a.m., 10:20 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:15 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Greenport: 10:44 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:46 a.m., 11:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:39 a.m., 10:52 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:13 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:25 a.m., 7:42 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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