Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 84 degrees and a calm wind becoming south around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. There’s a 30 percent chance of overnight showers and thunderstorms tonight, with partly cloudy skies and a low around 72, We’re expecting partly sunny skies on Thursday, with a high near 85 and a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be partly sunny on Friday, with a high near 86 and a slight chance of showers between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

• Greenport’s Polo Grounds on Moore’s Lane will be filled on Saturday, Aug. 6, with a celebration of skateboarding culture not seen there in more than a decade, as the Greenport Skate Park holds its first-ever Sound & Skate Festival from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Read More.

• Suffolk County Vector Control is expected to spray for mosquitoes on all streets South of Montauk Highway, between Sunset Avenue on the west and West Tiana Road on the east tomorrow between 5 and 8 a.m. In the event of morning rain, the spraying will instead take place between 7 and 11 p.m. The county is advising that children and pregnant women take care to avoid exposure, that residents remain inside or avoid the area whenever spraying takes place and for about 30 minutes after spraying and close windows and doors and close the vents of window air-conditioning units to circulate indoor air or, before spraying begins, turn them off. Here’s more info.

• Melissa Errico performs at Southampton Village’s Agawam Park this evening at 6:30 p.m. 

• Joe Lauro & The HooDoo Loungers perform at the Summer Showcase Concert Series at Silversmith’s Corner, Main Road & Youngs Ave. in Southold this evening at 7:30 p.m. In case of rain, concerts will be held at the Southold Town Recreation Center at 970 Peconic Lane.

Suffolk County reported 513 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, July 25, with 11.4 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 229 hospitalized people who had the virus, with 20 of them in ICU. The county reported six new Covid fatalities, bringing the death toll here to 4,511 people since March of 2020.

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

July 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:54 a.m., 10:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:02 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Greenport: 10:31 a.m., 10:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:29 a.m., 11:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:26 a.m., 10:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:53 a.m.
South Jamesport: Noon
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:03 a.m., 9:11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:12 a.m., 7:20 p.m.

July 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:37 a.m., 10:52 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:45 a.m., 10 p.m.
Greenport: 11:14 a.m., 11:29 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:09 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:09 a.m., 11:24 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:10 a.m., 12:36 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:17 a.m., 12:43 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:45 a.m., 9:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:54 a.m., 7:58 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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