This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.12.20

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 57 degrees, with a west wind around 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 28 mph. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 39. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 59 and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

• As New York prepares for a phased reopening of the economy this Friday, May 15, Long Island is likely to be among the last regions to reopen. Here are some details about where our region stands today.

• Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, County Legislator Susan Berland, and former New York Jets Player Marty Lyons will join together for the county’s second Veterans Town Hall this Wednesday, May 13 at 5:30 p.m. on Facebook Live.

• Southampton Town will begin requiring beach permits at all town beach parking lots and road ends beginning Saturday, May 23. The permits are only available by mail, due to town hall being closed. 2019 permits are valid until June 30. The mail-in application form is online here. The town is asking everyone who uses the beaches to maintain six feet of social distancing from other beachgoers. For more information, call 631.728.8585, weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

• The Montauk Food Pantry is holding a virtual 5K Need 2 Feed run to raise money for the operation of its food pantry, which has seen ballooning demand due to the economic shutdown. Sign up for $25 here and take your run virtually any time between now and May 17.

• The Southold Town Democrats are holding a Zoom forum tomorrow, May 13 at 5 p.m. with Democratic candidates running for State Senate in New York State Senate District 1, which is being vacated by longtime Senator Kenneth P. LaValle. Laura Ahearn, Valerie Cartright, Nora Higgins, Sklyer Johnson and Tommy John Schiavoni, will share their background and platform and answered pre-planned questions. RSVP to chrislarkin55@gmail.com to receive a Zoom link prior to the event.

• East Hampton Town announced Monday that its hamlet studies have been included in the town’s Comprehensive Plan, after they were reviewed and approved by the Suffolk County Planning Commission. The town will also hold a televised work session this morning to discuss Covid-19, community shellfish garden and farmers market operations for this season and Camp Hero sewer upgrades. The work session can be livestreamed on LTV’s website.

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

May 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:12 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:20 a.m., 1:58 p.m.
Greenport: 2:49 a.m., 3:27 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:41 a.m., 4:20 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:44 a.m., 9:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:11 a.m., 4:49 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:18 a.m., 4:56 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:27 a.m., 2:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:15 p.m.

May 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:10 a.m., 3:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:18 a.m., 2:59 p.m.
Greenport: 3:47 a.m., 4:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:38 a.m., 5:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:42 a.m., 4:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:09 a.m., 5:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:16 a.m., 5:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:21 a.m., 3:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:30 a.m., 1:10 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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