This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.13.15

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Good Morning!

• It will be mostly sunny today, with a high near 37 degrees, but wind chill temperatures will be between 20 and 30. Tonight, we’re expecting rain after 2 a.m., continuing all day Saturday, with a total rainfall of just under an inch likely by the end of the day. We’re expecting a high of 49 degrees on Saturday. Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with a chance of showers and a high around 41 degrees.

• Mattituck High School is hosting a blood drive today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can sign up to donate online here. The Mattituck Fire Department will also host a blood drive tomorrow, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You can sign up for that blood drive online here.

• The Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport will host a Greenport Village candidate debate tonight, March 13 at 6 p.m., sponsored by SoutholdLOCAL. This event was rescheduled from March 3 due to inclement weather. More information is online here.

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• The East End Arts Gallery hosts a new juried, all media art show, “Abstract & Almost Abstract.” An opening reception will be held tonight, March 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. More information is online here.

• Glynis Berry of Peconic Green Growth will present the results of an engineering study showing how a state-of-the-art clustered wastewater treatment project could be set up in East Marion at a meeting of the East Marion Community Association tomorrow, March 14 at 10 a.m. at the East Marion Firehouse. More information is online here.

• The Orient Association is hosting a dueling meeting to the EMCA meeting at 10 a.m. March 14, where they’ll be discussing a proposal by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council to route 3,000 more trucks per year through Orient instead of through the I-95 corridor in Connecticut.

• Tomorrow is Super Pi day, the day on which mathematical nutcases celebrate the numerical oddity of a day dated 3.14. This year is special, because not only is it 3.14 but it is also 3.1415…. This won’t happen again for 100 years. Alas, it seems there aren’t any public Super Pi Day celebrations on the East End to inform you about.

• Tomorrow is also National Potato Chip Day, and that is something we can sure as heck celebrate on the East End. Tomorrow, the first 100 patrons to check out an item at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library will receive a bag of North Fork Potato Chips.

Today’s Sound of the Day:

 

• Smile! There are now less than 8 full days left until the official start of spring.

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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