This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.4.22

Good Morning!

• It will be sunny today, with a high temperature near 35 degrees but wind chill values between 10 and 20, with a northwest wind 5 to 11 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 21 and a west wind 3 to 8 mph. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 46. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers Sunday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 59.

• The Westhampton Beach High School at 49 Lilac Road in Westhampton Beach will hold a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon, March 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

• Hydrogeologist Robert J. Mozer, who has a background that includes investigating Superfund sites, hosts a presentation on an environmental investigation of seven freshwater ponds in the Town of Southampton this Saturday, March 10 at 10 a.m. at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Here are more details.

• The Southampton Arts Center will host two talks and tours this weekend in conjunction with the new exhibition, “Outcropping: Indigenous Art Now.” On Saturday, March 5 at 3 p.m., birth workers Amira Nation and Ahna Red Fox will give a talk on Indigenous Doula Teachings. On Sunday, March 6 at 3 p.m. Shinnecock artist and curator Jeremy Dennis gives a tour of the exhibit. Both events take place at theSouthampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. Admission is free and registration is online at southamptonartscenter.org.

• Guild Hall collaborated recently with costume designer Mary Jane Marcasiano for an in-depth conversation about an exciting world premiere production of Yemandja coming up at MASS MoCA, starring global superstar and four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo. Yemandja is a new music theater work that is part family drama and historical thriller, redolent of Greek tragedy and infused with themes of love, betrayal, honor, free will, and the horror and injustice of slavery. The recorded discussion, available now through May 15 on Guild Hall’s YouTube channel, includes panelists Angélique Kidjo, Naïma Hebrail Kidjo, and Cheryl Lynn Bruce.

Suffolk County reported 165 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, March 2, with 1.7 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 102 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 16 of them in ICU. The county reported one new fatality from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 4,342 people.

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

March 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:49 a.m., 11:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:57 a.m., 10:19 p.m.
Greenport: 11:26 a.m., 11:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:04 a.m., 12:27 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:21 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:23 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:30 a.m., 12:55 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:04 a.m., 10:29 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:13 a.m., 8:38 p.m.

March 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:34 a.m., 11:56 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:42 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Greenport: 12:11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:46 a.m., 1:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:06 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:10 a.m., 1:33 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:17 a.m., 1:40 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:48 a.m., 11:13 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:57 a.m., 9:22 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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