This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.16.21

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high temperature near 50 degrees and a west wind 9 to 15 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 35 and areas of frost after 3 a.m. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 51 degrees, and Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 67.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss the Pedal Share bike share program, the Suffolk County Water Authority Aquifer Preservation & Restoration Program, film permits and short-term rentals in residential office zoning districts at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board will hold a public hearing at its 4:30 p.m. meeting on a Local Solid Waste Management Plan. The Zoom login for the work session is here, the Zoom login for the regular meeting is here and the agenda for both meetings is here.

• The East Hampton Town Board is slated to discuss CPF water quality project recommendations, an affordable housing zoning district overlay for Route 114, groundwater protection legislation and ethics code revisions at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets this evening at 6 p.m. Here’s the agenda for the regular meeting, for the CDA meeting, and here are instructions on how to access the Zoom session.

• The Hamptons Observatory and the South Fork Natural History Museum present an online astronomy lecture on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope by William Francis Taylorthis at 7 p.m.  The Webb telescope, to be launched Dec. 18 of this year, is the largest and most complex space science telescope ever built – the premier observatory of the next decade. Register online at sofo.org.

Covid-19 infections are going up again in Suffolk, as people spend more time indoors again for the winter. Suffolk County reported 479 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, Nov. 14, with 5 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 109 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 24 of them in ICU. The county reported two new fatalities from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 3,659 people.

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

Nov. 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:30 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:38 a.m., 6:58 p.m.
Greenport: 8:07 a.m., 8:27 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:01 a.m., 9:29 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:02 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:29 a.m., 9:49 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:36 a.m., 9:56 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:43 a.m., 6:58 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:52 a.m., 5:07 p.m.

Nov. 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:07 a.m., 8:29 p.m. 
Montauk Harbor: 7:15 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
Greenport: 8:44 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:42 a.m., 10:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:39 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:06 a.m., 10:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:13 a.m., 10:35 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:24 a.m., 7:41 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:33 a.m., 5:50 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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