Good Morning!

• It will be sunny today, with a high temperature near 63 degrees and a west wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 44 and a light northwest wind. Skies will clear on Wednesday, with a high near 63. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 62.

• The U.S. Navy will hold a Restoration Advisory Board meeting for the Enterprise Park at Calverton (EPCAL) this evening at 6:15 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting, which focuses on public input on issues relating to ongoing pollution and potential cleanup at the site. The meeting will be held via WebEX, online here. The passcode is CALRAB (by phone: 225722) Telephone access is at 408.418.9388, with the access code 2634 543 5753. More information on the project, and how to become a member of the RAB, is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss implementation of the Wainscott Hamlet Study, an updated Economic Impacts Analysis of the town’s airport, the East End Regional Intervention Court and the South Fork Wind Farm license agreement at their 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on a proposed Cultural Resources Protection Overlay District, on the preliminary 2022 budget, and on a proposal to build a new ambulance barn for the Southampton Ambulance District at its 1 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, here’s the Zoom login for the public hearings, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• In honor of Veterans Day this Thursday, many local institutions are offering free admission to veterans. The Suffolk County Historical Society Museum in Riverhead is offering free admission to veterans Nov. 10-13, along with free membership for a year. The Long Island Aquarium, also in Riverhead, is offering free admission to veterans, and half off tickets to their accompanying family members, on Thursday, Nov. 11. Here’s more info.

Suffolk County reported 327 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, Nov. 6, with 2.8 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 136 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 36 of them in ICU. The county reported two new fatalities from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 3,643 people.

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

Nov. 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:42 a.m., 1:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:17 p.m.
Greenport: 1:19 a.m., 1:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:18 a.m., 2:38 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:14 a.m., 1:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:41 a.m., 3:08 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:48 a.m., 3:15 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:23 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:32 a.m., 11:11 p.m.

Nov. 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:45 a.m., 2:14 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:53 a.m., 1:22 p.m.
Greenport: 2:22 a.m., 2:51 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:19 a.m., 3:42 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:17 a.m., 2:46 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:44 a.m., 4:13 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:51 a.m., 4:20 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:02 a.m., 1:25 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:34 a.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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