On the waterfront.... Peconic Bay
On the waterfront….

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a northwest wind around 9 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 60 degrees and a light southwest wind. There’s a 20 percent chance of light rain after noon Friday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 79 degrees. There’s a 20 percent chance of light rain Saturday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 77 degrees. Sunday is expected to be partly sunny, with a high near 80 degrees.

• As of 6:30 a.m., 3,625 PSEG-Long Island customers are without power due to Tuesday morning’s storm, many of them on the North and South Forks. PSEG plans to open a center where people can pick up ice and water and charge their cell phones in Southold today but has not yet released a location.

• The East Hampton Town Board meets at 6:30 p.m. tonight. They’ll be holding public hearings on banning parking on a section of South Edgemere Street, bluff and dune setback requirements and beach fires. Their full agenda is online here.

• Real estate’s second quarter on the East End was a mixed bag, with prices heading upwards on the North Fork and fewer sales but steady prices on the South Fork, according recently published reports. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• East End Arts and Thirty West Main are hosting a special art exhibit titled August Abstracts at Thirty West Main, a new office building at 30 West Main Street in Riverhead, NY.  The exhibit features ten award-winning local artists. The opening reception will be held tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. [Free]

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss wastewater standards with Kevin McAllister, microbrewery zoning and a bus shelter in Aquebogue at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board is slated to discuss their draft agenda for next Tuesday’s board meeting at their 11 a.m. work session this morning.

Bob Roth of the David Lynch Foundation hosts a transcendental meditation class this evening at 5:30 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center. Learn to relax deeply, reduce stress and anxiety, focus your mind, sleep better and enjoy more during the day. Mr. Roth, the executive director of the foundation started by filmmaker David Lynch, has been teaching transcendental meditation for 40 years. [$12]

• The Montauk Playhouse hosts a performance of Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” tonight at 7 p.m. [$15]

• Every Thursday in August the Montauk Library will host a family afternoon movie. Today’s movie is The Incredibles, beginning at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served! [Free]

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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