This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.10.17

Aquebogue, Thursday
Aquebogue, Thursday

Good Morning!

• Snowfall totals for yesterday’s storm ranged from 7.5 to 13 inches throughout the East End, according to the National Weather Service. Eastport reported 13.5 inches, Orient reported 13 inches, Mattituck reported 11.8 inches, Riverhead reported 10.5 inches and Jamesport reported 7.1 inches.

• We’re expecting a chance of flurries after 10 a.m. today, with patchy blowing snow throughout the day, but it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 28, a west wind 16 to 22 miles per hour and wind chill values between zero and 10. We’re expecting snow overnight, with the temperature rising to around 32 and less than an inch of accumulation expected. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. There’s a chance of rain before 7 a.m., switching to rain after 8 a.m., with a high near 43 degrees.

• Grey Gardens, the iconic once-dilapidated East Hampton home of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’s eccentric relatives, was just placed on the market for $19.95 million, after it was restored by Washington Post columnist Sally Quinn and her husband, Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Sag Harbor Fire Department will host a New York Blood Center blood drive today, Friday, Feb. 10 from 2 to 8 p.m. at their main firehouse at 1357 Brick Kiln Road. All eligible blood donors are urged to attend.

• Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons will present “Sharing the Love! A Valentine’s Low Cost Vaccine & Microchip Clinic” this Saturday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event combines an open house and low-cost vaccine and microchip clinic. They will be offering FVRCP, DA2PP, Bordetella, Rabies and Microchipping for $10 each and an opportunity to meet ARF’s adoptable animals. No appointment is necessary. More details are online here.

• The East Marion Community Association will their annual Cabin Fever Potluck & Coat Drive at the East Marion Fire House tomorrow, Feb. 11 from noon to 2 p.m. More details are online here.

• The Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association will host a discussion with new Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki and an information session about a special vote on Feb. 28 at the Flanders Fire Department for the purchase of a new fire truck at their monthly meeting Monday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the David W. Crohan Community Center at 655 Flanders Road.

• The Beacon’s Events Calendar is chock-fill with ideas for outings to cure even the worst case of cabin fever this weekend, and throughout the weeks ahead. Find it online here.

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

Feb. 10
MTK Hbr: 8:07 a.m., 8:27 p.m.
Orient: 9:08 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Greenport: 9:36 a.m., 9:56 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:31 a.m., 9:51 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 10:58 a.m., 11:18 p.m.
S. JPT: 11:05 a.m., 11:25 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:24 a.m., 6:53 p.m.

Feb. 11
MTK Hbr: 8:54 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
Orient: 9:55 a.m., 10:16 p.m.
Greenport: 10:23 a.m., 10:44 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:18 a.m., 10:39 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 11:45 a.m.
S. JPT: 11:52 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:10 a.m., 7:40 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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