This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.3.20

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high temperature near 51 degrees and showers likely after 4 p.m., with a southwest wind 7 to 10 miles per hour, becoming south in the afternoon. We’re expecting showers tonight, with a low around 44. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 53 and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 47.

• The first case of coronavirus in New York State was announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo Sunday, and Mr. Cuomo announced Monday that the state plans to ramp up testing, with a goal of performing 1,000 tests per day by the end of the week. Suffolk County is planning a training exercise for dealing with a potential coronavirus outbreak this Thursday. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss its police department’s annual report and the town’s 2020 capital budget at its 10 a.m. work session this morning at town hall.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets this afternoon at 2 p.m. They have no public hearings scheduled.

• The Riverhead Fire Department will host a community blood drive at its firehouse at 540 Roanoke Ave. this afternoon from 1 to 7 p.m. Everyone who can donate is urged to do so.

• The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansettt hosts a “Rock the Retreat Benefit” this Thursday at 7 p.m. to raise funds for the domestic violence support and advocacy group The Retreat, with music by Jay Schneiderman & Friends, The Rum Hill Rockers and Sup De Jour with Peter Van Scoyoc. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. More details are online here.

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

March 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:03 a.m., 4:40 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:11 a.m., 3:48 p.m.
Greenport: 4:40 a.m., 5:17 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:06 a.m., 5:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:35 a.m., 5:12 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:02 a.m., 6:39 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:09 a.m., 6:46 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:25 a.m., 3:11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:34 a.m., 1:20 p.m.

March 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:06 a.m., 5:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:14 a.m., 4:46 p.m.
Greenport: 5:43 a.m., 6:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:08 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:38 a.m., 6:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:05 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:12 a.m., 7:44 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:25 a.m., 4:16 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:34 a.m., 2:25 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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