This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.20.21

Good Morning!

• It will be mostly sunny today, with a high temperature near 66 degrees and a southwest wind 6 to 15 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 49. We’re expecting showers on Wednesday, mainly after 9 a.m., with a high near 61. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

• The folks at Open Minded Organics are planning a celebration of “420 Freedom” in Sag Harbor’s John Steinbeck Waterfront Park in light of New York’s legalization of recreational marijuana use this afternoon, April 20 at 4:20 p.m. Here’s more.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss the opening of Phase II of the Bay to Sound Trail, solar at the town landfill, New York allowing recreational marijuana and numerous other ongoing projects at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board will also hold a public hearing on reducing the secondary front yard setback on corner lots at its 7 p.m. regular meeting. The agenda for both meetings is online here, the Zoom login for the morning work session is here, and the login for the 7 p.m. regular meeting is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the proposed site of a new town senior center in Amagansett and funding for CPF projects 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 Riverhead Town Board will hold a public hearing on the use of Community Development Block Grant funds at its 2 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and here’s where the Zoom login info will be posted.

Suffolk County reported 373 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, April 18, with 3.3 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 284 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 67 of them in ICU and 27 percent of hospital beds available. The county reported two new fatalities, bringing the death toll here to 3,316 people.

• The Orient Association, The East Marion Community Association, and Oysterponds Historical Society will hold a Zoom conversation on the past and future of Plum Island tomorrow, April 21 at 4 p.m. Here’s the login info.

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

April 20
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:44 a.m., 5:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:52 a.m., 4:39 p.m.
Greenport: 5:21 a.m., 6:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:48 a.m., 6:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:16 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:43 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:50 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:04 a.m., 4:05 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:13 a.m., 2:14 p.m.

April 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:47 a.m., 6:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:55 a.m., 5:33 p.m.
Greenport: 6:24 a.m., 7:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:50 a.m., 7:33 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:19 a.m., 6:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:46 a.m., 8:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:53 a.m., 8:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:05 a.m., 5:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:14 a.m., 3:12 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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