On Marratooka Pond, Mattituck
On Marratooka Pond, Mattituck

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 46 degrees and a north wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 31. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49. We’re expecting morning showers Thursday, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54 and gusty winds out of the southwest.

• Inside the gates of the former Grumman plant in Calverton is a place you might liken to Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory — a land of pure imagination, made real through the hard work of a slew of new entrepreneurs. Read The Beacon’s account of our recent trip to visit the Stony Brook Incubator at Calverton’s kitchens, online here.

• Southampton Town’s Opioid Addiction Task Force will hold a public forum on creating an action plan to address the opioid crisis tomorrow, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Bays High School Auditorium. More details are online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the current pine beetle infestation, an update on the environmental analysis of the East Hampton Union Free School District’s property on Springs-Fireplace Road and a proposed development moratorium in Wainscott at their 10 a.m. work session this morning at the Montauk Firehouse. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on their 2018 budget, on a North Sea Beach Colony Erosion Control District, on regulations on Assisted Living Facilities and on the purchase of a portion of the proposed Tuckahoe shopping center site on County Road 39 through the Community Preservation Fund at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will hear a presentation from their Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board at their 1 p.m. work session this afternoon.

• Peconic Landing in Greenport hosts “Three Perspectives on North Fork Environmental Issues” with Jeremy Samuelson, Director of the Mashomack Preserve on Shelter Island; Bob Deluca, president of the group for the East End and and Melanie Cirillo, Director of Conservation planning for the Peconic Land Trust tonight at 8 p.m. All are welcome to attend this free event.

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

Nov. 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:30 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:38 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
Greenport: 7:07 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:58 a.m., 8:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:02 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:29 a.m., 8:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:36 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:46 a.m., 4:02 p.m.

Nov. 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:14 a.m., 7:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:22 a.m., 6:46 p.m.
Greenport: 7:51 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:47 a.m., 9:14 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:46 a.m., 8:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:13 a.m., 9:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:20 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:37 a.m., 4:53 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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