This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.1.16

As the sunsets begin to linger...
As the sunsets begin to linger…spring can’t be far behind.

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 45 degrees, with a northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Rain is likely overnight, mainly after 3 a.m., and continuing to around noon Wednesday, with between half an inch and an inch expected before the rain tapers off. The temperature will rise to near 49 by 9 a.m. Wednesday, then fall to around 40 for the rest of the day. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 35.

• Riverside Rediscovered, the community group formed as part of the effort afoot to redevelop the Southampton hamlet of Riverside, is hosting a discussion tonight at 6:30 p.m. on what can be done to address crime, addiction and violence in the community. More information is online here.

• The candidates running in the Democratic primary for the First Congressional District — former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst and Suffolk County Planning Commission David Calone — will meet tonight in a debate at the Southampton Inn at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. The primary is on June 28.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the community microgrid project, the town police department’s annual report and paid family leave at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets at 2 p.m. this afternoon. They’ll be holding public hearings on several street sign and no parking restrictions. More information is online here.

• JDTLab at Guild Hall in East Hampton hosts a free concert staging of “Eco,” a young-adult musical about one girl’s journey through post-apocalyptic America, tonight at 7:30 p.m. More information is online here.

• Greenport Village’s scheduled electric interruption last Friday didn’t happen as planned, and it has been rescheduled for this Thursday, March 3 beginning at about 3 a.m. The village is estimating that no electric customer will be without power for more than an hour, but is urging people with medical equipment that depends on electricity to make backup plans.

• The South Fork Natural History Museum had some good success at their eastern tiger salamander walk on Feb. 27. Tiger salamanders, found throughout the Long Pond Greenbelt, are difficult to spot except after soaking rains. They’ve posted some pictures of their expedition online here.

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

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