Pictured Above: This Morning at Reflextions in Riverhead’s Grangebel Park

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting cloudy skies early today, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high temperature near 44 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30, with a northwest wind 9 to 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 30 mph. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 26. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 44, and Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 44.

• Riverhead Democrats announced Monday, March 6 that they have chosen Angela Devito, a former Riverhead School Board and Jamesport-South Jamesport Civic Association President, after a distinguished career in public health, as their candidate for Town Supervisor. They have chosen music educator Rene Suprina and attorney Andrew Leven to run for Town Board. Read More.

• A New York State Supreme Court judge has ruled that the candidates who had initially been shut out of the March 21 Greenport Village election can remain on the ballot. Here’s more info.

• The Riverhead Fire Department at 540 Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon and evening from 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board is slated to discuss the New York State DEC’s new turkey hunting season, accessory apartments, dredging of Montauk Inlet, the Farm Museum Management Plan and the town’s 2023 Capital Plan at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss business on town property, pesticides and fertilizers, large homes and accessory dwelling units at its 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold several public hearings on changes to the town code regarding site plan review, parking of recreational vehicles and beach parking, along with a possible special permit for a two-story addition at 644 Roanoke Avenue at its 2 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Here’s more info on the public hearings, here’s the agenda, here’s the Zoom login info, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge holds a Full Moon Night Hike this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is $20 for non-members and $10 for members and registration is required, online here. The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt also holds its Full “Worm Moon” Hike with at South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton this evening at 6:30 p.m. At the time of this spring moon, the ground begins to soften, and earthworm castings reappear, inviting the return of robins. In some regions, this is also known as the “Sap Moon,” as it marks the time when maple sap begins to flow and the annual tapping of maple trees begins. Admission is free; Register via email at greenbeltnews@aol.com.

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

March 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:51 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:59 a.m., 9:17 p.m.
Greenport: 10:28 a.m., 10:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:17 a.m., 11:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:23 a.m., 10:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:50 a.m.
South Jamesport: 11:57 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:50 a.m., 9:16 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:59 a.m., 7:25 p.m.

March 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:27 a.m., 10:45 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:35 a.m., 9:53 p.m.
Greenport: 11:04 a.m., 11:22 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:53 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:59 a.m., 11:17 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:08 a.m., 12:26 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:15 a.m., 12:33 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:22 a.m., 9:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:31 a.m., 7:58 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she 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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