Sylvan Sunset, Flanders
Sylvan Sunset, Flanders

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high near 82 degrees and light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 61. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 87, and Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 82 and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

• Southampton Town has the second greatest value of real estate vulnerable to regular flooding by 2045 in the United States due to sea level rise, according to a new report titled “Underwater” issued by the Union of Concerned Scientists, second only to Miami Beach. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• It’s not as difficult as you might think to see the world around you with fresh eyes. Sometimes all it takes is a conversation with a stranger, or an interaction with art that takes your familiar surroundings and transforms them into a magical world. Our take on the arts on the East End, the focus of our Summer Arts Edition on newsstands now, is online here.

• The Flanders Fire Department at 19 Firehouse Lane in Flanders is hosting an emergency community blood drive this afternoon and evening from 2 to 8 p.m. Blood is urgently needed to counteract a summer blood shortage.

• The Accabonac Protection Committee will host a forum on the health of Accabonac Harbor tomorrow, Tuesday, June 10 at 5:30 p.m. at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. More details are online here.

• The Peconic Landing Ukulele Club will give a free concert titled “Pluck” next Sunday, July 15 at 1 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall in Orient. More details are online here.

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

July 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:04 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:12 a.m., 6:38 p.m.
Greenport: 7:41 a.m., 8:07 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:32 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:36 a.m., 8:02 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:03 a.m., 9:29 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:10 a.m., 9:36 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:05 a.m., 4:35 p.m.

July 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:55 a.m., 8:18 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:03 a.m., 7:26 p.m.
Greenport: 8:32 a.m., 8:55 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:29 a.m., 9:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:27 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:54 a.m., 10:17 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:01 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:10 a.m., 5:34 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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