On Cutchogue's Oregon Road, mid-April
On Oregon Road

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 47 degrees and a north wind around 5 miles per hour, becoming calm. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain overnight, with a low around 34. Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, with a chance of rain before 1 p.m. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

• Nearly a year ago, administrators at Hudson River Health Care’s Southampton clinic began to realize that they could reach more potential patients if they engaged members of the public to talk with their friends and neighbors about good health. Read our interview with HRHCare’s new Health Promoters online here.

• The Riverhead Water District began flushing out its main lines last night, an annual spring process that is expected to continue for three weeks, primarily at night. The town is urging residents to check to see if their water is discolored before using it for bathing or washing, and if it is discolored, to run it until it becomes clear or to wait until later. For more details, call 631.727.3205 or 631.727.3200 ext. 234 between 8:30 a.m. or 4:30 p.m. or, in case of emergency after hours, call the Riverhead Police Department at 631.727.4500. 

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will hold a forum on “Immigration and Its Impact on the South Fork” this evening, April 9 at 7 p.m. at Bridgehampton’s Hampton Library. More details are online here.

• Southampton Town’s Opioid Addiction Task Force will hold its second public forum this Wednesday, April 11 at Southampton High School from 7 to 9 p.m. at Southampton High School on Narrow Lane. All are welcome to attend.

• The Southold Town Youth Bureau is hosting three job fairs throughout town in the upcoming weeks — on April 13 at Southold High School, April 27 at Greenport High School and May 22 at Mattituck High School. Local employers looking for summer help can get information about how to participate online here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

April 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:47 a.m., 6:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:55 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
Greenport: 6:24 a.m., 6:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:53 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:19 a.m., 6:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:46 a.m., 8:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:53 a.m., 8:28 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:30 a.m., 3:08 p.m.

April 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:44 a.m., 7:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:52 a.m., 6:21 p.m.
Greenport: 7:21 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:51 a.m., 8:24 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:16 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:43 a.m., 9:12 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:50 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:26 a.m., 4:05 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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