Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 78 degrees and a northeast wind 10 to 13 miles per hour. Skies will be mostly cloudy early this evening, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 59. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 80, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 83.

• There will be an opening reception for “Abstract Expressions” at the Ezra Gallery, 24 Long Island Avenue, Sag Harbor this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Works by Casey Chalem Anderson, Dana Little Brown, Kimberly Goff, Jane Johnson, Asia Lee, Mark Seidenfeld and Gabriele Vigorelli will be on display. Proceeds benefit the Center for Jewish Life in Sag Harbor. More info is at

• Friday Morning Birders with John Turner and North Fork Audubon will be held tomorrow from 8 to 10 a.m. Meet at the southern entry point to Calverton Park, on Grumman Boulevard/River Road across from the Line Road intersection.  More details are at

• Guild Hall in East Hampton is asking the community to join them at Main Beach on four consecutive Saturday nights — Sept. 10, 17, 24 and Oct. 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. for a series of unmissable happenings, “Swept Away: Love Letter to a Surrogate(s),” at the water’s edge in front of the Pavilion. Read More.

• The Peconic Land Trust is partnering with Herstory Writers Workshop for a four-part writer’s workshop in a bilingual format this fall, set in four beautiful locations to inspire writers to explore, through personal memoir, questions related to the interconnectedness of nature, renewal, agriculture and food insecurity, social justice, and access for all. Here’s more info.

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

September 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:31 a.m., 8:58 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:39 a.m., 8:06 p.m.
Greenport: 9:08 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:11 a.m., 10:34 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:03 a.m., 9:30 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:30 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:37 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:52 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:01 a.m., 6:24 p.m.

September 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:21 a.m., 9:47 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:29 a.m., 8:55 p.m.
Greenport: 9:58 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:03 a.m., 11:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:53 a.m., 10:19 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:20 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:27 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:46 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:55 a.m., 7:15 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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