Wednesday at the races, New Suffolk
Wednesday at the races, New Suffolk

Good Morning!

• Showers are likely today, and possibly a thunderstorm, with a high near 78 degrees and a south wind 11 to 13 miles per hour. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m. tonight, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Frida will be sunny, with a high near 86, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 89 degrees.

• Southold Town will host a meeting with the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers to discuss possible short-term and long-term projects at Goldsmith’s Inlet this morning, June 28 at 9 a.m. in the Southold Town Meeting Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York.

• Shelter Island Town will sponsor an educational forum on deer and ticks this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Shelter Island School Auditorium. More details are online here.

• A consortium of environmental groups is sponsoring a free screening of “Straws: A Documentary for a Sea of Change,” this evening at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Library. More details are online here.

• Beacon columnist Dave Davis takes an insightful look at the damage constant exposure to negative news can do to our brains in his June column, online here.

• Our full schedule of Fourth of July parades, fireworks displays and carnivals is online here.

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

June 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:51 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:59 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Greenport: 11:28 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:27 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:23 a.m., 11:36 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:19 a.m., 12:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:26 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:08 a.m., 8:21 p.m.

June 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:36 a.m., 11:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:44 a.m., 10:56 p.m.
Greenport: 12:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:35 a.m., 1:07 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:03 a.m., 1:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:10 a.m., 1:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:49 a.m., 8:59 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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