This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.3.17

October beach day, New Suffolk
October beach day, New Suffolk

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 65 degrees and an east wind around 10 miles per hour. Tonight will be clear, with a low around 43. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 74, and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

• Less than a month after a bill granting vessels safe harbor in New York was signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, a fishing vessel bound for North Carolina carrying 6,000 pounds of fluke has tested the new policy, straining New York’s federally designated fluke quotas. Read The Beacon’s full story online here.

• This Thursday’s moon is the Harvest Moon, and our cooking experts, William Sertl and Alison Boyd, have a make-ahead feast prepared to help you celebrate the fall harvest season.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the restoration of Montauk’s Second House, Hampton Hopper’s season recap, the town’s potential FAA application for airport noise relief and a discussion of the tentative 2018 budget at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold a public hearing on a water main extension to the proposed Peconic Care Research, Recovery and Rehabilitation Center at Jan Way in Calverton at their 2 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• JDT Lab at Guild Hall will present a staged reading of Kenny Mann’s mythical poem “Naisula: A Prayer for a White Woman, Her African Servant, A Shaman and A Spirit Child” this evening at 7:30 p.m. [Free]

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

Oct. 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:48 a.m., 9:03 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:56 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
Greenport: 9:25 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:11 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:20 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:47 a.m., 11:02 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:54 a.m., 11:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:58 a.m., 6:15 p.m.

Oct. 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:25 a.m., 9:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:33 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
Greenport: 10:02 a.m., 10:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:53 a.m., 11:15 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:57 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:24 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:31 a.m., 11:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:40 a.m., 6:58 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

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

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