Good Morning! We haven’t yet found out who will become president next year as of 6:30 a.m. but we’re expecting to know more later this morning. Here’s what else is going on:
• We’re expecting areas of fog before 9 a.m. today, but otherwise skies will clear throughout the day, with a high temperature near 66 degrees and a southwest wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. Friday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 51. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 64 and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 65.
• Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island is carrying on a 17-year-long tradition by holding its annual film festival Nov. 13 and 14, with limited seating at the Parrish Art Museum and the Sag Harbor Cinema. Here’s our full story.
• Beacon editor Beth Young discussed the state of the local election on the East End with editors throughout the East End on 88.3 WLIW FM Wednesday evening. Here’s the link to listen online. With the exception of Congressman Lee Zeldin, no one has yet declared victory in local races, and Suffolk County will not begin to count absentee ballots until early next week.
• The Suffolk County Department of Health Services is urging voters who cast ballots between Oct. 26 and Oct. 28 at the Stony Brook Southampton College early voting site to be aware of their potential exposure to Covid-19, after 10 people affiliated with that voting site, including six poll workers, tested positive for the virus. Here’s the full story.
• Suffolk County reported 179 new cases of Covid-19 in the 24 hours ending Thursday, with 1.7 percent of people tested testing positive. Sixty people are currently hospitalized with the virus — a big jump from hospitalization numbers in the 20s as of early October — with seven people currently in ICU. The county reported no new fatalities from the virus, and the death toll here stands at 2,022.
• Stony Brook ELIH will hold a National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Zoom program: “Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know” with Dr. Christopher Christodoulou this afternoon at 1 p.m. Dr. Christodoulou will discuss awareness, prevention, and treatment of dementia. Register online here.
• Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Fall Series at Home continues tomorrow, Nov. 7 with “Fauré in Focus,” streaming live for free at 5 p.m. Hear two sides of French composer Gabriel Fauré, through wonderful performances of his well known Piano Quartet in C minor and three beautiful miniatures, or “Morceaus” as Fauré calls them, for piano and violin, harp and flute, and harp and cello. Register online at bcmf.org.
• Guild Hall in East Hampton hosts A Virtual “Stirring the Pot” Thanksgiving on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. Florence Fabricant and guests Carissa Waechter of Carissa’s The Bakery in East Hampton and Roman Roth of Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack discuss all things Thanksgiving. Tickets are $10, or $8 forGuild Hall members. Register online at guildhall.org.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:25 a.m., 1:26 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:33 a.m., 12:34 p.m.
Greenport: 2:02 a.m., 2:03 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:43 a.m., 2:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:57 a.m., 1:58 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:24 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:31 a.m., 3:32 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:15 a.m., 12:07 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:16 a.m., 11:19 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:19 a.m., 2:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:27 a.m., 1:32 p.m.
Greenport: 2:56 a.m., 3:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:36 a.m., 3:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:51 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:18 a.m., 4:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:25 a.m., 4:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:10 a.m., 1:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:15 a.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.