Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers today, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. and a high temperature near 72 degrees, with a southeast wind 6 to 9 miles per hour and new rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. Showers will continue overnight, with skies gradually clearing and a low around 58. Tuesday will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 73, and Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 73.

• Montaukett Chief Robert Pharaoh has been chosen as the Grand Marshal of East Hampton Town’s 375th anniversary parade this coming Saturday, Sept. 23, as the town supports the tribe in its quest for recognition by New York State. Read More.

• Beacon Editor Beth Young joined a crew of local journalists discussing this week’s news, including Sag Harbor’s newfound role as a cruise ship destination, the selection of Montaukett Chief Robert Pharaoh as the grand marshal of East Hampton Town’s anniversary parade, Southold’s housing plan and the bid for moratoriums while Riverhead completes its comprehensive plan, on Behind the Headlines this weekend on 88.3 WLIW-FM. Tune in here.

• The Riverhead Free Library hosts a presentation on “What the Asylum Process Looks Like” with Lisa Votino, a volunteer helping asylum seekers at the U.S. Border, this evening at 6 p.m. All are welcome.

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and North Fork will be holding a public information program on Southampton and East Hampton Town energy issues this evening at 7 p.m. at Bridgehampton’s Hampton Library. Here’s more info.

• The Hampton Bays Civic Association holds its annual meeting and vote for board of directors this evening at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Senior Center at 25 Ponquogue Ave. Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman will also share his thoughts on the future of Hampton Bays.

• 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:

September 18
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:22 a.m., 12:41 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:49 a.m.
Greenport: 12:59 a.m., 1:18 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:49 a.m., 2:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:54 a.m., 1:13 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:21 a.m., 2:40 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:28 a.m., 2:47 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 
Shinn. Inlet: 9:45 a.m., 9:52 p.m.

September 19
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:01 a.m., 1:17 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:09 a.m., 12:25 p.m.
Greenport: 1:38 a.m., 1:54 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:28 a.m., 2:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:33 a.m., 1:49 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3 a.m., 3:16 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:07 a.m., 3:23 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:20 a.m., 10:34 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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