Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 2 p.m., with gusty winds and heavy rain and a high temperature near 81 degrees, with a south wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 65. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 84, and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 86.

• Former NYC Chief Medical Examiner Barbara Butcher joins author A.M. Homes in conversation about her new memoir, “What the Dead Know,” at Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street in Sag Harbor, this evening at 6 p.m. Here’s more info.

• The Jamesport Firemen’s Carnival continues this evening and tomorrow evening from 6 to 10 p.m. this evening and 6 to 11 p.m. tomorrow, with fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Saturday evening. Here’s more info.

• Tomorrow is the 76th Annual Clothesline Art Sale Benefit at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street in East Hampton, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 300 artists will share works ranging from $75 to $3,500, split 50/50 between the artist and Guild Hall. The Rain Date is July 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. More details are at

• Southampton Arts Center at 25 Jobs Lane in Southampton, will hold an opening reception for “Change Agents: Women Collectors Shaping the Art World,” an exhibition that showcases the unparalleled vision of 14 women collectors dedicated to championing artists and their practices, on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Here’s more info.

• The East Marion Community Association holds its annual Ice Cream Social at the East Marion Firehouse on Saturday afternoon from 1 to 2:30 p.m. All East Marion residents are welcome, and membership renewal will be available. Here’s more info about the work they do.

• The Orient Fire Department will hold its annual Pulled Pork pig roast on Saturday, July 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the fire station on the main road in Orient. The expertly shredded pork shoulders will be served on a potato roll along with with Latham Farms corn, sides, beer, wine, soft drinks and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. The band is Orient’s own Linden Farm All Stars. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for kids. Here’s more info.

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

July 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:48 a.m., 1:20 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:28 p.m.
Greenport: 1:25 a.m., 1:57 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:09 a.m., 2:38 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:20 a.m., 1:52 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:47 a.m., 3:19 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:54 a.m., 3:26 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:25 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:34 a.m., 10:26 p.m.

July 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:29 a.m., 2:04 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:37 a.m., 1:12 p.m.
Greenport: 2:06 a.m., 2:41 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:48 a.m., 3:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:01 a.m., 2:36 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:28 a.m., 4:03 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:35 a.m., 4:10 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:17 a.m., 1:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:15 a.m., 11:04 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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