Pictured Above: Jobs Lane, Southampton, Thursday

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm today, with a high near 64. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain, with between 1 and 2 inches possible. The wind will be out of the northeast at 13 to 15 miles per hour. Storms will continue overnight, with a low around 58 and 1 to 2 more inches possible. Rain will taper off after 8 a.m. Saturday, with cloudy skies and a high near 65. Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 72.

• When an overflow crowd spilled into the Southold Town Board meeting room Tuesday evening and the only public hearing on the agenda was on the town’s Community Housing Plan, board members anticipated a contentious evening. What they got instead was a series of thoughtful comments and encouragement from the community. Read More.

• Tennessee Alt-Rock Americana singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah kicks off the Sag Harbor American Music Festival this evening at 8 p.m. at the Old Whalers Church, 44 Union Street, Sag Harbor, which will lead into a weekend filled with music throughout the village. Tonight’s concert is $40, the events downtown are free. More details are sagharbormusic.org.

• The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild is slated to hold its annual Antiques, Fine Arts & Crafts Fair at the Southold Historical Museum complex at 55200 Main Road, Southold Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with live music by George Cork Maul and a raffle auction. $5 Admission includes a raffle ticket. More details are at oldtownartsguild.org.

Editor’s Note: The Saturday Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild fair has been cancelled due to the rain, but the Sunday session will go on.

• The Suffolk County Historical Society Museum at 300 West Main Street in Riverhead hosts a Book & Bottle discussion on historian Amy Folk’s new book, “Rumrunning in Suffolk County: Tales from Liquor Island,” Saturday at 1 p.m. Tickets are $8 for general admission and free for members. Here’s more info.

• Novelist A.M. Homes discusses her political satire, “The Unfolding,” with journalist Carl Bernstein at Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor on Saturday 5 p.m. Admission is free, and more details are at caniosbooks.com.

• CAST’s Comedy Night in Southold will be Saturday evening, with a wine reception at 7 p.m. and a show starring Carmen Lynch, Jaye McBride and Vince Chang at 8 p.m. Tickets are $75 and are available online here.

• The Beacon’s October print edition will be on newsstands throughout the East End by midday today. Pick up a copy on any one of these newsstands. You’ll read much of our coverage in print before you find it here, and our print edition supports much of the work we do. Here’s where you can find the print edition, or you can subscribe here.

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

September 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:03 a.m., 10:28 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:11 a.m., 9:36 p.m.
Greenport: 10:40 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:44 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:35 a.m., 11 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:02 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:09 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:26 a.m., 9:47 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:35 a.m., 7:56 p.m.

September 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:52 a.m., 11:17 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10 a.m., 10:25 p.m.
Greenport: 11:29 a.m., 11:54 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:10 a.m., 12:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:24 a.m., 11:49 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:27 a.m., 12:51 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:34 a.m., 12:58 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:13 a.m., 10:34 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:22 a.m., 8:43 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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