This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.5.21

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny and breezy, with a high temperature near 33 degrees but wind chill values between 5 and 15, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 23. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 35 and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 36.

• New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that theaters can open April 2 with audiences at 33 percent capacity or 100 people, whichever is less. The North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck, like theaters throughout the region, is slowly awakening to the realization that there may be an end to the pandemic in sight. Here’s our full story.

Suffolk County reported 654 new cases of Covid-19 on March 3, with 4 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 420 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 88 of them in ICU and 26 percent of hospital beds available. The county reported three new fatalities from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 3,105 people.

• Sometimes even the smallest speck of shoreline can launch you in a time machine through the history human interaction with the land, unveiling the ghosts of ancestors and industry and history simply by existing. Such is the case with Widows Hole Preserve in Greenport. Take a virtual trip here with us.

• There are still a few spots left in the Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s “Light the Night” trail walk this evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Here are more details.

• The Parrish Art Museum Presents “Women and Migration: Responses in Art and History,” a live-streamed discussion in celebration of International Women’s Day this evening 5 p.m. Register online here.

• Guild Hall hosts “Ring the Alarm,” a virtual conversation with Shinique Smith and Renee Cox sponsored by Guild Hall about an exhibition of Black artists that Renee Cox will be curating for the summer of 2023, this evening at 6 p.m. Here’s how to register.

• Watermill Center Alum Afua Ansong presents “Meditation on the self: Drinking at the Mouth of West African Art” online tomorrow from 3 to 4 p.m., inviting the public to develop prayers, chants, songs, and poems that seek to preserve and explore concepts of the self inspired by Adinkra symbols. Tickets range from $15-$35. Register online here.

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

March 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:15 a.m., 2:45 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:23 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
Greenport: 2:52 a.m., 3:22 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:42 a.m., 4:21 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:47 a.m., 3:17 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:14 a.m., 4:44 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:21 a.m., 4:51 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:28 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:02 p.m.

March 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:22 a.m., 3:56 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:30 a.m., 3:04 p.m.
Greenport: 3:59 a.m., 4:33 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:45 a.m., 5:27 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:54 a.m., 4:28 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:21 a.m., 5:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:28 a.m., 6:02 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:27 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:36 a.m., 1:05 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

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