Late summer light, Deep Hole Creek
Late summer light, Deep Hole Creek

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 87 degrees and a west wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 61. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 78 and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

• Southampton Town reported last week week that 310 cubic yards more sand have accreted along the 6 mile stretch of beach from Flying Point Road in Water Mill to Town Line Road in Sagaponack, since the town renourished the beach there after Superstorm Sandy three years ago. Our full story is online here.

• We were lucky to get a glimpse of the Neo-Political Cowgirls’ “Andromeda,” a beautifully told tale of finding the courage to make your own way in the world, over the weekend at Montauk County Park. It was a short run — the performances opened Thursday and closed Sunday evening, but you can still get a sense of the magic of the occasion from our photographs online here.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will host a community discussion on affordable housing and an update on the North Shore helicopter route tonight, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion Hall. More information is online here.

Joe Delia and Thieves play a free concert at 6 p.m. tonight on the Montauk Green, and Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks play their annual closing concert for Greenport’s Dancing in the Park series in Mitchell Park tonight at 7:30 p.m., as part of several free outdoor concert series on the East End this summer.

• The Hamptons Institute at Guild Hall in East Hampton hosts a discussion on “The Obama Legacy” with television and radio news personalities ranging from Katie Couric to Bill O’Reilly, Monica Crowley and Kurt Anderson tonight at 7 p.m. More information is online here. [$25/$23]

• The Village of Westhampton Beach hosts a free screening of “The Avengers” on the Great Lawn this evening at sunset. More information is online here.

• Southampton Town is hosting a Peak Power Hour at Long Beach in Sag Harbor tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is titled “Go Fly a Kite” and the first 50 attendees will receive free kites from the town. The event is designed to get people to turn up their thermostats and leave the house for a couple hours of recreation during peak utility usage times on hot summer days. More information 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 your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

August 29
MTK Hbr: 7:11 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Orient: 8:12 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
GPT: 8:40 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 8:35 a.m., 9:03 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:09 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 5:26 a.m., 5:48 p.m.

August 30
MTK Hbr: 7:58 a.m., 8:24 p.m.
Orient: 8:59 a.m., 9:25 p.m.
GPT: 9:27 a.m., 9:53 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:22 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:56 a.m., 11:22 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 6:20 a.m., 6:38 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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please prove you're human: