Empty Beach, Mattituck
Empty Beach, Mattituck

Good Morning!

• It will be mostly sunny today, with a high near 53 degrees and a southwest wind 6 to 13 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 37. There’s a 40 percent chance of light rain Thursday, mainly after 3 p.m., but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. We’re expecting rain Friday, with a high near 43 degrees.

• The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee will hold a forum with the seven Democrats running for Congress this Friday, March 2 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett. All are welcome to attend.

• Southampton Town is accepting feedback on a survey about community wishes for the Shinnecock Canal Maritime Park through this Friday, March 2. You can take the survey online here.

• Greenport’s Floyd Memorial Library at 539 First Street will host a community conversation on high lead levels in Greenport on Saturday, March 10 at 10 a.m. Experts in Environmental Services will be on hand to respond to community concerns. All are welcome. Call 631.477.0660 for more information.

• Riverhead CAP, which works to help raise student awareness about drug and alcohol abuse, is hosting its sixth annual Bowling Bonanza Fundraiser on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. at The All Star, 96 Main Road, Riverhead. Tickets are $20 per person and the lanes will be set up for team play. The sign-up form is online here.

• The North Fork Environmental Council welcomes Nurse Practi- tioner Anna-Marie Wellins of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center to its monthly Speaker Series, this month to be held on Friday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House. All are welcome, and attendees will receive a free tick removal kit.

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

Feb. 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:09 a.m., 8:29 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:17 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
Greenport: 8:46 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:42 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:41 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:08 a.m., 10:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:15 a.m., 10:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:32 a.m., 6:03 p.m.

March 1
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:58 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:06 a.m., 8:27 p.m.
Greenport: 9:35 a.m., 9:56 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:35 a.m., 11:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:30 a.m., 9:51 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:57 a.m., 11:18 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:04 a.m., 11:25 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:23 a.m., 6:53 p.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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