This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.17.15

Walking on the water
Walking on the water

Good Morning!

• Today there will be showers, mainly before 11 a.m., with a high near 63 degrees, and tonight there’s a slight chance of showers before 10 p.m., with gradual clearing and a low around 45 degrees. Tomorrow will be sunny, with a high near 72 degrees and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 56.

• The East Hampton Town Board approved three new airport noise restrictions Thursday night, including a mandatory nighttime curfew, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., an extended curfew on noisy aircraft (not including turboprops) from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m., a ban on all helicopters on weekends during the summer season and a limit on operations by noisy aircraft of one trip per week during the summer season. The board believes these restrictions will address 73 percent of the complaints about noisy aircraft at the airport.

• Three two-person teams of forest health specialists from New Hampshire, Maine and Nova Scotia arrived on Monday to assist New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Health staff survey and map newly discovered southern pine beetle infestations on State and County lands across central and eastern Long Island.

• The Katy’s Courage 5K, honoring Sag Harbor’s Katy Stewart, who died of a rare pediatric cancer at 12 years young, will be held tomorrow in downtown Sag Harbor. You can still register up to tomorrow morning. More information is online here.

• Earth Day is coming, and East End nature organizations are beginning to celebrate with events all this weekend. More information is online here.

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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