Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 79 degrees and a north wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 58. We’re expecting sunny skies Thursday morning, becoming mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Friday will be mostly cloudy, with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2 p.m. and a high near 81.

• Are you using your smartphone to reduce your carbon footprint? If not, it’s time to take out your device and open up the App Store. There are so many apps out there to help you lower your footprint by acting locally or engaging globally. With a little help from your smart device, you can easily do your part to get involved in climate action and promote a regenerative future. Read more in this month’s Climate Local Now.

• The Suffolk County Water Authority will hold a WaterTalk lecture this evening at 6 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Fire Department, 92 Sunset Avenue in Westhampton Beach, or virtually at Water Authority representatives will talk about the quality of drinking water and important infrastructure projects. To RSVP: email SCWA Community Outreach Coordinator Theodore Aponte at

• Peconic Landing, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Chapter, will host a talk on “Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia,” where participants will learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s and the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, including understanding the stages, risk factors, current research and treatments available to address symptoms, this afternoon at 3 p.m. Peconic Landing will also hold its first-ever Walk to End Alzheimer’s on the North Fork this Sunday, Aug. 6. Here’s more info on how to get involved.

• The John Fogerty Tribute Project plays a free concert in Southampton Village’s Agawam Park this evening at 6:30 p.m., and the HooDoo Loungers perform a free concert this evening at 7:30 p.m. at Silversmith’s Corner (Main Road & Youngs Ave) in Southold.

• Garrison Keillor Tonight brings news from hipster-filled Lake Wobegon and sonnets and limericks to serenade them to The Suffolk in Riverhead this evening at 8 p.m. As of this morning there were a smattering of tickets left at

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

August 2
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:48 a.m., 11:12 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:56 a.m., 10:20 p.m.
Greenport: 11:25 a.m., 11:49 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:20 a.m., 11:44 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:18 a.m., 12:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:25 a.m., 12:54 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:07 a.m., 10:27 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:16 a.m., 8:36 p.m.

August 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:42 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:50 a.m., 11:13 p.m.
Greenport: 12:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:49 a.m., 1:21 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:11 a.m., 1:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:18 a.m., 1:48 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11 a.m., 11:19 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:09 a.m., 9:28 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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