Pictured Above: In the corn, after the storm, Cutchogue, Thursday.

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 73 degrees, with light and variable winds becoming north 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 54. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 74, and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 75.

• As the U.S. House of Representatives opened up an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump this week, East End Congressman Lee Zeldin, a Republican, slammed his Democratic colleagues, while his 2020 opponents were quick to praise the proceedings. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• We still have a few fall festivals left this season — the Sag Harbor American Music Festival, which fills the streets of Sag Harbor this weekend with song, and the San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons, which kicks off tonight and runs through Sunday in Hampton Bays.

• The Parrish Art Museum kicks off this weekend with “Optosonic Tea,” this evening from 7 to 11 p.m., featuring some of the world’s most innovative video and sound artists. There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and the details are in our Events Calendar.

• The Flanders Fire Department will hold its annual Open House this Sunday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with demonstrations, refreshments, fire safety information and giveaways at their firehouse at 19 Firehouse Lane in Flanders. All are welcome to attend.

• The Bridgehampton Fire Department at 64 School Street in Bridgehampton will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser this Sunday, Sept. 29 from 7 a.m. to noon. The menu will include pancakes, eggs, sausage and bacon and gluten-free pancakes will be available. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children (3-12) and children under 3 eat for free. There will also be a 50-50 raffle available at the door.

• Looking ahead to next week, The North Fork Coalition for Behavioral Health will hold a town hall forum on “Improving Access to Services for Families and Youth” on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Southold Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane in Peconic.

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

September 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:58 a.m., 9:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:06 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
Greenport: 9:35 a.m., 10:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:37 a.m., 11:01 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:30 a.m., 9:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:57 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:04 a.m., 11:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:21 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:30 a.m., 6:48 p.m.

September 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:47 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:55 a.m., 9:21 p.m.
Greenport: 10:24 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:28 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:19 a.m., 10:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:46 a.m.
South Jamesport: 11:53 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:12 a.m., 9:29 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:21 a.m., 7:38 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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