This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.3.22

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting cloudy skies today, with a high temperature near 62 degrees and a northeast wind around 21 miles per hour. There’s a 40 percent chance of overnight showers after 2 a.m., with a low temp around 48 degrees and a northeast wind around 17 miles per hour. Tuesday will be cloudy and breezy, with showers likely after 2p.m. and a northeast wind around 21 miles per hour, gusting to 33 miles per hour. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 65 degrees and a northeast wind around 18 miles per hour, gusting as high as 30, and a 40 percent chance of showers.

• A group of residents of Orient, on the far end of the North Fork, has been working to bring a refugee family from Ukraine here for the past six months — the family is just now settling in to their new home, and the volunteers who helped them get here have a message for the East End — if we can do this, so can you. Read our full story.

• This weekend on Behind the Headlines on 88.3 WLIW FM, Beacon editor Beth Young joined a panel of local journalists discussing the proposed redevelopment of the area around Riverhead’s train station; the unsung heroes emergency dispatchers; a celebration of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk’s 100th anniversary and Orient’s welcome of a Ukrainian refugee family. You can stream the episode online here.

• The seven-day average of daily Covid-19 cases was 397 for the week ending Oct. 2, a 2 percent drop from the previous week, with 11 percent of people tested testing positive. There were, on average, 210 people hospitalized with the virus, a 7 percent decline, and less than one death per day, a 40 percent decline, according to a compilation of state and local health data collected by The New York Times.

• Burner Law Group, P.C. presents “Estate Planning Basics” at John Jermain Library, 201 Main Street, Sag Harbor tomorrow, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m.  Register for this free seminar by calling 631.941.3434 or by e-mail at

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

October 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:16 a.m., 4:52 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:24 a.m., 4 p.m.
Greenport: 4:53 a.m., 5:29 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:48 a.m., 6:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:48 a.m., 5:24 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:15 a.m., 6:51 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:22 a.m., 6:58 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:20 a.m., 3:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:29 a.m., 1:57 p.m.

October 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:29 a.m., 6:02 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:37 a.m., 5:10 p.m.
Greenport: 6:06 a.m., 6:39 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:56 a.m., 7:21 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:01 a.m., 5:34 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:28 a.m., 8:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:35 a.m., 8:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:27 a.m., 4:55 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:36 a.m., 3:04 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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