This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.21.14

Give unto Caesar what is Caesar's
Give unto Caesar what is Caesar’s

Good morning!

• The weather is going to be nasty over the next couple days, and when we say nasty, we mean really, really nasty. Stay inside if you can. Snow is beginning around noon today; Eastern Long Island is expecting 10 to 14 inches by dawn Wednesday; winds will be around 25 miles per hour and the temps are topping out in the mid-20s. The National Weather Service is expecting a storm surge of two feet with minor coastal erosion during the early hours of Wednesday. We’ll keep you updated of any closures on account of the weather. Regularly updated information from the National Weather Service is available here.

• The Hampton Jitney is warning riders that some trips late Tuesday and early Wednesday may be cancelled due to the snow. Call 631.298.4600 for more information.

• The East Hampton Town Board will be discussing airport contracts, solar energy proposals and  Community Preservation Fund management and stewardship plans at its work session at 10 a.m. today. More information is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board’s normally scheduled third Tuesday meeting will actually be held on Wednesday this week. That’s Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. They’re holding a public hearing on the traffic light at the intersection of Route 105 and Riverside Avenue.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss Reel Point erosion issues, solid waste hauling, and setbacks for underground tanks at their 1 p.m. work session today. The agenda is online here.

• The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton hosted an inspiring lecture by Rev. Kirk Lyons at their Martin Luther King Day breakfast yesterday.

 

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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