Rain clouds, winter cabbage.
Rain clouds, winter cabbage.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds throughout the day today, with a high near 36 degrees and wind chill values between 15 and 25, with a west wind 13 to 20 miles per hour. Snow is likely overnight, mainly after midnight, with a low around 22 and snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Snow is expected to continue into Friday through 11 a.m., with up to an inch of additional snow possible. There’s a 30 percent chance of afternoon snow Saturday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 30.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the Peconic Care Project drug rehab proposed for EPCAL, the controversial proposed Verizon tower at Woodside Orchards in Aquebogue, a special permit for North Fork Auto Body and committee assignments at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will review the draft agenda for their Jan. 10 meeting at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board is holding a special meeting to hold a public hearing on a draft environmental impact statement for The Hills at East Quogue Planned Development District at the East Quogue Elementary School at 6 Central Avenue on Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. 

• Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor is offering a three-part master class with Canio’s founder Canio Pavone on Dante’s “Paradiso”, beginning next Monday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. More details are online here. [$125]

• The East Marion Community Association’s annual fundraiser is next Saturday, Jan. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Rocky Point Lifesaving Station in East Marion. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door. More details and tickets are available online here.

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

Jan. 5
MTK Hbr: 1:53 a.m., 2:09 p.m.
Orient: 2:54 a.m., 3:10 p.m.
Greenport: 3:22 a.m., 3:38 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 3:17 a.m., 3:33 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 4:44 a.m., 5 p.m.
S. JPT: 4:51 a.m., 5:07 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:11 p.m.

Jan. 6
MTK Hbr: 2:53 a.m., 3:13 p.m.
Orient: 3:54 a.m., 4:14 p.m.
Greenport: 4:22 a.m., 4:42 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 3:17 a.m., 3:33 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 5:44 a.m., 6:04 p.m.
S. JPT: 5:51 a.m., 6:11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:48 a.m., 1:11 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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