The only cool place.
The only cool place.

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 91 degrees and a west wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 65. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 87. and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

• Suffolk County Vector Control plans to spray the following salt marshes on the East End with Vectobac and methoprene between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. today and tomorrow: Stokes Poges, Apacuck Point, Westhampton Dunes, Dune Road and Meadow Lane in Southampton; Napeague, the Crescent Duck Farm in Aquebogue and New Suffolk on the North Fork. For more information, contact Vector Control at 631.852.4270.

• The Hope For Depression Research Foundation has enlisted the help of Southampton Hospital and other local businesses in organizing a three-mile walk around Lake Agawam in Southampton this Saturday, July 30, to raise awareness and money for depression research. More information is online here.

• The Peconic River Community Development Alliance is looking for a community organizer to help foster relationships between communities in Riverside and Riverhead to help engage community members in activities surrounding the Peconic River. They’re accepting applications until Aug. 1. Information about qualifications for the job is online here.

Governments Get To Work

• The Southold Town Board will discuss the town’s Bay to Sound Trail LWRP application, Anti-Bias Task Force Initiatives, the police dispatch center upgrade project and helicopter noise at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. There’s a public hearing on their 7:30 p.m. agenda for a potential purchase of development rights at Pindar Vineyards. Their full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on two CPF acquisitions, two unsafe property conditions and on the historic landmark designation of the Remsenburg Academy at their 6 p.m. meeting tonight. Their full agenda is online here.

Out & About

• The Peconic Land Trust is hosting a free family beach life exploration this morning at 10 a.m. at Widow’s Hole Preserve on Fourth Street in Greenport. More information is online here.

• The Bruce Springsteen tribute band Badlands will perform a free concert on the East Quogue Village Green tonight at 7 p.m., just one of several free outdoor concert series on the East End this summer. Our full listings are online here.

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

July 26
MTK Hbr: 2:19 a.m., 3:02 p.m.
Orient: 3:20 a.m., 4:03 p.m.
GPT: 3:48 a.m., 4:31 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 3:43 a.m., 4:26 p.m.
S. JPT: 5:17 a.m., 6 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 12:32 a.m., 1:07 p.m.

July 27
MTK Hbr: 3:21 a.m., 4:05 p.m.
Orient: 4:22 a.m., 5:06 p.m.
GPT: 4:50 a.m., 5:34 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 4:45 a.m., 5:29 p.m.
S. JPT: 6:19 a.m., 7:03 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 12:32 a.m., 1:07 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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