• There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76 degrees and a northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 56. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 78, and Friday will be sunny, with a high near 68.
• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons is currently looking for help with its many programs focusing on voter literacy and action. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• East Hampton Town is looking for public feedback over the next couple months on a series of hamlet and business studies, beginning with a hearing for the Wainscott Hamlet Study, to be held tomorrow, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at East Hampton Town Hall. The full schedule of public hearings is online here.
• The Suffolk County Health Department has confirmed four new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus, three of which were from the East End, in Aquebogue, Southold and on Shelter Island. They’re urging residents to remove standing water, which serves as mosquito breeding grounds, from their properties and to take precautions when recreating during evening hours when mosquitoes are active.
• Tonight is the Professor’s Reading at Writers Speak Wednesdays at Stony Brook Southampton. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Radio Lounge in Chancellor’s Hall, followed by the reading at 7 p.m. [Free]
• The honor society at Suffolk County Community College’s Eastern Campus in Riverhead is hosting a 5K run and walk this Sunday, Oct. 7 to benefit immigrant advocacy on Long Island. More details are online here.
• Alec and Hilaria Baldwin are organizing a cocktail reception prior to the Hamptons International Film Festival screening of “The Silence of Others” to benefit OLA this coming Sunday, Oct. 7. More details are online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 5 a.m.m 5:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:08 a.m., 4:41 p.m.
Greenport: 5:37 a.m., 6:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:28 a.m., 6:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:32 a.m., 6:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:59 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:06 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:02 a.m., 4:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:11 a.m., 2:30 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:05 a.m., 6:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:13 a.m., 5:44 p.m.
Greenport: 6:42 a.m., 7:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:33 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:37 a.m., 7:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:04 a.m., 8:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:11 a.m., 8:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:08 a.m., 5:28 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:17 a.m., 3:37 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.