This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.19.21

Good Morning!

• Skies will clear throughout the day today, with a 30 percent chance of showers early, mainly before 7 a.m., and a northwest wind 10 to 18 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 30 and areas of frost after 4 a.m. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 50 and Sunday will be cloudy, with a high near 60 and a 30 percent chance of rain after 2 p.m.

• Work on the onshore portion of the cable landing for the South Fork Wind Farm, a 12-turbine offshore wind farm 35 miles off of Montauk, is slated to begin in January of 2022, with the entire project expected to be completed and operational by the end of 2023. Read More.

• The East Marion Community Association has released a survey asking the public to weigh in on proposed zoning changes for the old oyster factory property at the end of Shipyard Lane. Here’s more.

• The Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center’s food pantry at 551 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike is holding a Thanksgiving food drive from noon to 5 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The pantry is looking for turkeys, hams, stuffing mix, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables and gravy, boxed mashed potatoes, applesauce and biscuit and cornbread mix. For more information, call Gloria Cannon at 631.495.7525 or info@bhccrc.org.

Suffolk County reported 432 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, Nov. 16, with 3.9 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 130 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 3,662 people. Seventy-nine percent of Suffolk residents ages 12 and up have completed vaccination for the virus, with 67.5 percent of the total population fully vaccinated.

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge is working with members of the Shinnecock Nation on two collaborative arts projects today and tomorrow. At 4 p.m. this afternoon, attendees will create a traditional Native American talking stick, and tomorrow morning at 11 a.m., take part in a Native American blessing & collaborative arts project. Register at quoguewildliferefuge.org.

• Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt hold a Full Frost Moon Hike at the South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike this evening at 5:30 p.m. Register by emailing greenbeltnews@aol.com.

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

Nov. 19
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:24 a.m., 9:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:32 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
Greenport: 10:01 a.m., 10:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:58 a.m., 11:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:56 a.m., 10:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:23 a.m., 11:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:30 a.m., 11:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:37 a.m., 9:01 p.m.

Nov. 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:04 a.m., 10:34 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:12 a.m., 9:42 p.m.
Greenport: 10:41 a.m., 11:11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:34 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:36 a.m., 11:06 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:03 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:10 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:11 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:20 a.m., 7:49 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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