This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.21.19

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting cloudy skies through mid morning, gradually clearing, with a high near 49 degrees. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 30. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 43, and Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 43.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss its policy for executive sessions at its 10 a.m. work session this morning, before going into executive session to discuss personnel and litigation issues. More details are online here. The Southampton Town Board has cancelled its work session for this morning.

• The Westhampton Free Library will be closed for renovations next Monday, Feb. 25 through Monday, March 18. The library is planning to turn 2,500 square feet of unused space into usable space, including an expansion of the children’s program room and a reconfiguration of the main floor to accommodate a more efficient flow, additional book stacks and a quiet study room. More details are online here.

• The East Marion Community Association holds its annual pot luck and coat drive this Saturday, Feb. 23 at noon. More details are online here.

• The Westhampton Free Library will be closed for renovations next Monday, Feb. 25 through Monday, March 18. The library is planning to turn 2,500 square feet of unused space into usable space, including an expansion of the children’s program room and a reconfiguration of the main floor to accommodate a more efficient flow, additional book stacks and a quiet study room. More details are online here.

• The Ecological Culture Initiative is holding a screening of the award-winning documentary “Normal is Over,” about humanity’s wisest response to climate change, species extinction, the depletion of critical natural resources, income inequality, and industrial control of our food production, next Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hampton Bays UA cinema. More details are online here.

• The Montauk Observatory and Stony Brook Southampton will host a lecture titled “From Deep Sea to Space” with Southampton Councilman John Bouvier on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in which Mr. Bouvier will discuss his work with NASA and deep sea exploration. More details are online here.

• Southold Town has announced that Town Supervisor Scott Russell will give his annual State of the Town address on Wednesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. in the town hall meeting room. All are welcome to attend.

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

February 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:56 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:04 a.m., 10:29 p.m.
Greenport: 11:33 a.m., 11:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:08 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:28 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:28 a.m., 12:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:35 a.m., 1:02 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:09 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:18 a.m., 8:51 p.m.

February 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:47 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:55 a.m., 11:22 p.m.
Greenport: 12:24 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:58 a.m., 1:22 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:19 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:20 a.m., 1:46 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:27 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11 a.m., 11:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:09 a.m., 9:44 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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