Peconic Lark
Peconic Lark

Good Morning!

• Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 87 degrees and a west wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers overnight, with a low around 69. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 80. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday, mainly before 9 a.m., but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 81.

• The 15th anniversary of September 11 is this Sunday, and East Enders are gathering throughout the Twin Forks to remember all that was lost that day, including a new service to be held at the Railroad Museum of Long Island in Riverhead. Our full September 11 memorial service listings are online here.

• Suffolk County Vector Control is planning an arial spraying of the larvicides Methoprene and VectoBac from Sept. 8 through 10 between the hours of 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. throughout the East End. These areas include the following: Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Moneybogue Bay, Westhampton Dunes, Dune Road, Meadow Lane, Iron Point and North Sea in Southampton Town; Napeague and Accabonac harbors in East Hampton Town; the Aquebogue Overlook, Crescent Duck Farm, Aquebogue Farm and Millar Farm in Riverhead Town and New Suffolk, Great Hog Neck and Pipes Cove in Southold Town. For more information, call Vector Control at 631.852.4270.

Out & About:

• This weekend kicks off the fall festival season on the East End, with Hallockville Museum Farm’s Fall Festival, Sag Harbor’s HarborFest, the fourth annual Montauk Seafood Festival and the Pine Barrens Discovery Day at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. Our full festival listings for the weeks ahead are online here.

• Tonight at 7:30 p.m., don’t miss Greenport eighth grader Joe McInnis’s discussion of his research on bee colony collapse disorder in a special presentation sponsored by North Fork Audubon at the Peconic Lane Community Center. Admission is free. More information is online here.

• The Hampton Bays Lions Club hosts their 5th Annual “Over the Bridge” 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk tomorrow, Sept. 10, with a 9 a.m. start. Day-of registration is $30. More information is online here.

• The East Hampton Library hosts a discussion on Frontiers in Stem Cell Research, as part of the library’s Tom Twomey Lecture Series Saturday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. The lecture is free, but reservations are suggested. More information is online here.

• This year’s Art/History/Amagansett arts lecture and workshop series kicks off tomorrow night, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Amagansett Library, with a talk by Matko Tomicic and Dianne Benson about the history of East Hampton’s Longhouse Reserve. More information on the series is online here.

• Our events calendar is filled to the brim with music listings, art openings, book readings, hikes and other great things to do this weekend and throughout the weeks ahead. It’s online here.

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

Sept. 9
MTK Hbr: 3:28 a.m., 3:56 p.m.
Orient: 4:29 a.m., 4:57 p.m.
Greenport: 4:57 a.m., 5:25 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 4:52 a.m., 5:20 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 6:19 a.m, 6:47 p.m.
S. JPT: 6:26 a.m., 6:54 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:06 a.m., 1:33 p.m.

Sept. 10
MTK Hbr: 4:29 a.m., 4:54 p.m.
Orient: 5:30 a.m., 5:55 p.m.
Greenport: 5:58 a.m., 6:23 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 5:53 a.m., 6:18 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 7:20 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
S. JPT: 7:27 a.m., 7:52 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:58 a.m., 2:24 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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