Good Morning!

• There’s an increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the day today, with some of the storms likely to produce heavy rain. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a north wind around 7 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are likely overnight, with a low around 69. We’re expecting showers Tuesday, mainly before noon, with a steady temperature around 71. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 84.

• Magician and author Allan Zola Kronzek comes to the Southampton Arts Center this evening for a presentation on “Magical Jews,” about the history and mystery behind the tradition of Jewish magicians at 7 p.m. More details are online here.

• Dave’s Desk@Ditch columnist Dave Davis reflects this month on how “The effect that you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.”

• The North Fork Environmental Council has announced it will hold a Presentation on marine water quality with Cornell Cooperative Extension Stormwater Educator Mark Cappellino this Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House. More details are online 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 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:10 a.m., 2:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:18 a.m., 1:09 p.m.
Greenport: 2:47 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:30 a.m., 3:57 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:42 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:09 a.m., 4:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:16 a.m., 4:54 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:08 a.m., 1:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:53 a.m., 11:59 p.m.

July 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:56 a.m., 3:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:04 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
Greenport: 3:33 a.m., 4:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:15 a.m., 4:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:28 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:55 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:02 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:50 a.m., 2:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:33 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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