Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high temperature near 78 degrees and a northwest wind 8 to 13 miles per hour, increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 49. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 79 and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 84.

• Sixteen-year-old Girl Scout Ellie Alloway of Southold has compiled a film for her USA Gold Award project, “Ripples: 9/11 Reflections from the North Fork, NY,” documenting the experiences of North Fork residents on Sept. 11, 2001, which will premiere this evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Southold Town Recreation Center, at 970 Peconic Lane in Peconic.

• Riverhead Town will be holding its 20th Anniversary 9-11 memorial service at the town’s memorial at the corner of Riley and Edwards Ave. next Saturday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. There will be a memorial walk organized by local students meeting at 9:30 a.m. from the Peconic Lane Recreation Center in Peconic to the 9-11 memorial at Jean Cochran Park, also on Peconic Lane. Southold Town fire departments will also hold their annual memorial at Jean Cochran Park on the evening of Sept. 11 at 6 p.m.

• Northeast Stage’s performances of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” begin tonight at Holy Trinity Church at 768 Main Street in Greenport. Performances will be held on Friday and Sunday, Sept. 10 & 12, and on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24, 25 & 26. All performances are at 7 p.m. Here are more details.

• Sag Harbor’s annual Harborfest is this weekend. Here are more details.

• This year’s Eastern Long Island Quilters Guild Quilt Show will be at Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 11 & 12. Admission is $5, Children under 10 are free. More details are online at

• Peconic Landing in Greenport holds its annual John May Mile & 5K to support the Greenport Fire Department on Sunday, Sept. 12. Registration begins at 8 a.m. the walk/run begins at 9 a.m. and a vendor marketplace from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry for the Mile is $10/adults and $5/kids; Entry for the 5K is $25 for adults and $15 for kids. Register online at

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

Sept. 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:30 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:05 p.m.
Greenport: 1:07 a.m., 1:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:06 a.m., 2:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:02 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:29 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:36 a.m., 3:03 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:08 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:17 a.m., 10:33 p.m.

Sept. 11
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:19 a.m., 1:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:27 a.m., 12:56 p.m.
Greenport: 1:56 a.m., 2:25 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:55 a.m., 3:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:51 a.m., 2:20 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:18 a.m., 3:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:25 a.m., 3:54 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:24 a.m., 1 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:09 a.m., 11:30 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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