Pictured Above: Greenport Harbor Brewery Founders Rich Vandenburgh & John Liegey were the Grand Marshals of the East End Maritime Festival parade on Saturday.

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 80 degrees and a southwest wind 11 to 15 miles per hour. Showers are likely overnight, with increasing clouds and a low around 63. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 78 and Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 77.

• As the U.S. Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee is poised to discuss repealing the congressional requirement to sell Plum Island, divers have embarked on a marine biodiversity survey of the waters surrounding the island. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Hampton Bays Civic Association will hold a forum with candidates for Southampton Town Supervisor and Southampton Town Board this evening at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Community Center at 25 Ponquogue Avenue. They will also host a debate between candidates for Suffolk County Legislature at the same location in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons on Monday, Oct. 7. All are welcome.

• Greenport spent the weekend celebrating its 30th Annual East End Maritime Festival. Photos from the celebratory parade, led by Greenport Harbor Brewery founders Rich Vandenburgh & John Liegey, are online in our sister publication, The Peconic Bathtub.

• There are just two days left to sign up to subscribe to The Beacon’s print edition in time to receive the October edition in the mail. You’ll read many of our stories in print before you find them here, and subscriptions to our print edition support much of the work we do here. Thank you!

• Our Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Get it delivered each week online here.

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

September 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:29 a.m., 5:55 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:37 a.m., 5:03 p.m.
Greenport: 6:06 a.m., 6:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:49 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:01 a.m., 6:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:28 a.m., 7:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:35 a.m., 8:01 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:16 a.m., 4:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:25 a.m., 2:41 p.m.

September 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:28 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:36 a.m., 6:01 p.m.
Greenport: 7:05 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:51 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:27 a.m., 8:52 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:34 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:22 a.m., 5:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:31 a.m., 3:49 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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