In the wake...
In the wake…

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 87 degrees and a west wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 63. Independence Day will be mostly sunny, with a high near 81, and Wednesday is expected to be sunny, with a high near 78.

• The No Requests Band kicks off this season’s Dances in the Park series in Greenport’s Mitchell Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. More details are online here.

• The Riverhead Community Band, also known as the No Doubt World Famous Monday Night Band will hold the second free concert of its summer season, a tribute to patriotic song, this evening at 7:30 p.m. on the front lawn of the Pulaski Street School in Riverhead. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the school auditorium. The next concert, “Big Band Jazz,” will be held next Monday, July 10.

• The historic schooner Roseway, built for racing in 1925, which later served as the last of the sail-powered harbor patrol vessels during World War II, will be calling in Greenport tomorrow, offering tours from 2 to 6 p.m. Learn more about her storied history on our sister website, The Peconic Bathtub, online here.

• Our full listings of Fourth of July parades, carnivals and fireworks over the next couple days is 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 it delivered to your inbox each week, sign up here.

• The Morning Bulletin is taking Independence Day off. Have a safe and happy holiday, and catch up with us if you’re in the neighborhood at the New Suffolk Fourth of July parade.

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

July 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:30 a.m., 6:56 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:38 a.m., 6:04 p.m.
Greenport: 7:07 a.m., 7:33 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:54 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:02 a.m., 7:28 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:29 a.m., 8:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:36 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:22 a.m., 4:02 p.m.

July 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:22 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:30 a.m., 6:50 p.m.
Greenport: 7:59 a.m., 8:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:48 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:54 a.m., 8:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:21 a.m., 9:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:28 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:18 a.m., 4:52 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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