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This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.13.24

Good Morning! • We're expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 76 degrees and a south wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 62. We're expecting sunny skies on Friday, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 78. • The East End is filled in the
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Juneteenth Celebrations Abound

The East End is filled in the week ahead with celebrations of Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day enslaved people in Texas learned that they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation more than two years prior. Juneteenth has long been celebrated by African Americans throughout the United States, but did not become a federal holiday until 2021. It falls this year next Wednesday, June 19, when government buildings will
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This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.12.24

Good Morning! • We're expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 76 degrees and a light and variable wind, becoming west 5 to 8 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 62. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 79, and Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 79 and a chance of afternoon showers and evening thunderstorms. • We're
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Environmental Takeaways from the Close of the State Legislative Session

The New York State Assembly failed to pass the NY HEAT Act, which climate activists have been pushing to help ween the state from natural gas to renewable energy sources, before the end of the legislative session June 7, but several other environmental initiatives made it through the legislature and now await Governor Kathy Hochul's signature. Key among those initiatives is the Horseshoe Crab Protections Act, which was passed by
Strong's Yacht Center, on Mattituck Inlet. The proposed yacht storage buildings would be on the wooded hill to the right of this photograph.
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Planning Commission Deems Strong’s Yacht Storage Environmental Review Incomplete, Kicks it Back to Southold

Pictured Above: Strong's Yacht Center, on Mattituck Inlet. The proposed yacht storage buildings would be on the wooded hill to the right of this photograph. After much debate, the Suffolk County Planning Commission deemed Southold Town’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Strong’s Yacht Center’s proposed yacht storage buildings on the Mattituck Inlet incomplete at its June 5 meeting. The Commission said it plans to ask the town to provide more information about possible
Dr. Christopher Gobler at his 2019 State of the Bays address.
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North Fork Civics to Host Dr. Gobler’s “State of the Bays”

Dr. Christopher Gobler's annual State of the Bays address, given in April at Stony Brook Southampton, is now making its way to the North Fork. The North Fork Civics, a coalition of civic associations in Southold Town, will host Dr. Gobler for “The State of the Bays & Water 2024” on Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m., at the Southold Town Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic. Dr. Gobler is
John Avlon and Nancy Goroff at the March 16 debate at the Jamesport Meeting House.
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League to Host Democratic Congressional Primary Debate

Pictured above: John Avlon and Nancy Goroff at a March 16 Congressional Primary debate at the Jamesport Meeting House. The candidates in a Democratic primary to run against incumbent Republican Rep. Nick LaLota for the First Congressional District seat will debate one another this coming Monday at 7 p.m. in a Zoom debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and the North Fork, which
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Climate Change Coastal Resilience East Hampton Montauk

CCOM To Host Discussion on ‘Coastal Resiliency and the Future of Our Town’

Pictured Above: Low lying areas of East Hampton Town, including in Downtown Montauk, were inundated with water during three coastal storms this past winter. |. East Hampton Town photo, via Facebook Concerned Citizens of Montauk (CCOM) is hosting a community discussion on "Coastal Resiliency and the Future of Our Town" this Sunday, June 9 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library. The seating at the library has been