This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.9.18

Sunday's Sentinels, Cutchogue
Sunday’s Sentinels, Cutchogue

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 10 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 77 degrees and a calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies overnight, with a low around 63. It will be partly sunny Wednesday, with a high near 76. Showers are likely Thursday, with a high near 74.

• Southampton Town has set a public hearing for this afternoon at 1 p.m. on whether the town should use Community Preservation Fund money to purchase a building lot in Shinnecock Hills where a bulldozer excavated remains from what is believed to be a Shinnecock Indian burial ground. More details are online here. The agenda for the meeting is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the town’s tentative 2019 budget, environmental review for emergency communication towers, a PSEG-Long Island refund and a storage trailer at Kirk Park Beach at their 10 a.m. work session at the Montauk Firehouse this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss the tentative 2019 budget, the town’s affordable housing registry and hear an update from the town’s water conservation committee at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board has no public hearings scheduled for their 4:30 p.m. regular session this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and Southampton Town has two events planned for the occasion, beginning with a talk, “Don’t Call Me Nuts!” by Peer Specialist Tory Masters this evening at 7 p.m. at St. Ann’s Parish House in Bridgehampton. More details are online here.

• The Montauk Observatory will be holding a special lecture, “Probing the Universe with LIGO,” by 2017 Nobel Laureate Dr. Rainer Weiss, tomorrow, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton. More details are online here.

Today’s high tides on the East End are as follows:

October 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:18 a.m., 10:44 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:26 .m., 9:52 p.m.
Greenport: 10:55 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:59 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:50 a.m., 11:16 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:17 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:03 a.m., 12:24 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:43 a.m., 10 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:52 a.m., 8:09 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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