Good Morning!

We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 80 degrees and a north wind around 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 64. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 83, and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82.


Pictured Above: The Greenport Express mini-railroad is now up and running at the Moore’s Lane Polo grounds after its grand opening Saturday. More details later today.


The Alzheimer’s Association, which provides services for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and their caregivers, and is a leading funder of research to end the disease, has a growing presence on the North Fork, with a new caregiver support group in Mattituck and the second annual North Fork Walk to End Alzheimer’s this fall. Find Out More.

• Family Night Mondays kicks off at the Arts Center At Duck Creek, 127 Squaw Road, Springs. 5 to 7 p.m. every Monday in July and August. Arts, crafts, music and food. Sponsored by New York State Council on the Arts [Free] duckcreekarts.org

• Montauk Concerts on the Green kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. with Bingo Bango, while Greenport’s Dances in the Park kicks off for the season in Mitchell Park with The Lone Sharks this evening at 7:30 p.m.

• Scott’s Pointe at 5835 Middle Country Road in Calverton hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon from Noon to 6 p.m. 

Fourth of July carnivals kick off tomorrow evening in Greenport and North Sea. Find Out More.

• This weekend on Behind the Headlines on 88.3 WLIW-FM, Beacon Editor Beth Young joined a panel discussing President Joe Biden’s visit to the South Fork this weekend, and his debate performance on Thursday, John Avlon’s win in the Democratic Congressional Primary and the Greenport mini-railroad and skate park festival. Tune In Here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

July 1
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:28 a.m., 7:01 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:36 a.m., 6:09 p.m.
Greenport: 7:05 a.m., 7:38 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:59 a.m., 8:21 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7 a.m., 7:33 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:27 a.m., 9 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:34 a.m., 9:07 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:24 a.m., 6:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:33 a.m., 4:10 p.m.

July 2
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:25 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:33 a.m., 7:01 p.m.
Greenport: 8:02 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9 a.m., 9:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:57 a.m., 8:25 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:24 a.m., 9:52 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:31 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:28 a.m., 6:59 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:37 a.m., 5:08 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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