On the Sound
On the Sound

Good Morning!

• Unsettled weather is in the forecast for the rest of the week. We’re expecting a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 85 degrees and a light south wind 5 to 10 miles per hour . There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 a.m. tonight, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 68 degrees. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers tomorrow, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 83 degrees. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 84 degrees.

• Congressman Lee Zeldin is holding a press conference this morning at 10 a.m. at the David W. Crohan Community Center in Flanders as he pushes for a separate zip code for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton, which currently share the 11901 zip code with Riverhead.

• Many college students who have been raped on campus face retaliation and harassment as they fight for justice. “The Hunting Ground,” to be screened by The Retreat at Guild Hall tonight at 7:30 p.m., shares their stories. Filmmaker Amy Ziering will be on hand to answer questions. [$25]

• After a break this past year in their public outreach on Southold’s comprehensive plan update, town planners will give an overview of the remaining steps in the plan at the next meeting of the East Marion Community Association on Thurs., Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

Representatives from the Shinnecock Nation at the United Nations
Representatives from the Shinnecock Nation at the United Nations  | Shinnecock Nation photo

• The Shinnecock Nation made history yesterday by being the first tribe to participate in the United Nations International Young Leaders Assembly. They are representing native people among 198 international nations.

• The HooDoo Loungers perform a free concert at Southampton’s Agawam Park tonight at 6:30 p.m. and the Greenport Band performs a free concert at Southold’s Silversmith’s Corner tonight at 7:30 p.m. The Beacon’s full free summer concert series listings are online here.

• If you missed the East Hampton Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game this past Saturday, you can still support their mission of helping needy families in East Hampton by bidding on auction prizes online here.

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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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