Monday in South Jamesport
Monday in South Jamesport

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy frost before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be sunny, with a high near 62 degrees and a calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting increasing clouds overnight, with a low around 41. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 65, and Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 71.

• The East Hampton Town Board meets at 10 a.m. today at the Montauk Firehouse. The board’s agenda has not yet been made public, but when it is available, it will be online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on the CPF acquisition of 11 acres of  land owned by Beach Plum Meadows on Moses Lane in Southampton Village for $14 million, and on a possible grant of a conservation easement in connection with the application of Westhampton Senior Living at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board also has a resolution on their agenda this afternoon to approve the Environmental Impact Statement for the controversial The Hills at East Quogue golf and housing complex, which would pave the way for public hearings on the proposal. The board plans to head to the East Quogue Elementary School on Nov. 7 at 6 p.m for a special meeting to hold a public hearing on the proposed zoning change for the project.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss last Friday’s community housing hearing and a short-term rental law at their 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• Tomorrow, October 12 at 7 p.m., the Southampton Town Citizen’s Advisory Committee-West has organized a discussion of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study at the Westhampton Free Library.

• The Hamptons International Film Festival released its list of winning films yesterday. “Glory,” directed by Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov, won the award for Best Narrative Feature. “The Eagle Huntress,” directed by Otto Bell, received the award for Best Documentary Feature. “The Silence,” directed by Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi, and “Irregulars,” directed by Fabio Palmieri, received the awards for Best Narrative Short Film and Best Documentary Short Film, respectively.

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

Oct. 11
MTK Hbr: 5:42 a.m., 5:58 p.m.
Orient: 6:43 a.m., 6:59 p.m.
Greenport: 7:11 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:06 a.m., 7:22 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 8:33 a.m., 8:49 p.m.
S. JPT: 8:40 a.m., 8:56 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:17 a.m., 3:39 p.m.

Oct. 12
MTK Hbr: 6:27 a.m., 6:44 p.m.
Orient: 7:28 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
Greenport: 7:56 a.m., 8:13 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:51 a.m., 8:08 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 9:18 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
S. JPT: 9:25 a.m., 9:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:16 a.m., 4:38 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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