At Horton Point, Southold

Good Morning!

• There’s a 30 percent chance of light rain today, with patchy fog before 9 a.m., then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 60. There’s a 50 percent chance of of overnight showers, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 47. Friday will be cloudy, with a high near 58 and a chance of drizzles and a thunderstorm. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers Saturday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 65.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss CPF water quality proposals and an Appraisal for the Development Right Value in the Southampton School District at its 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. The full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town board will hear annual reports from the senior citizen and landmark preservation advisory committees, on a site plan for the Suffolk Theater, an acoustic report from Sound Sense and a concession bid at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month, and Eastern Long Island hospital is holding two community programs this week to raise awareness about these prevalent health problems. They will hold a forum on food allergies, sensitivity and intolerance this evening, May 2 at 6:15 p.m. at the Peconic Lane Recreation Center. The event includes free refreshments, snacks and a raffle. On Friday, May 3, Dr. James M. Rubon will discuss diagnosis and treatment of asthma and allergies in a program at 11 a.m. at the Southold Senior Center at 750 Pacific Street in Mattituck. For more information and to register for either program, call ELIH’s Foundation Office at 631.477.5164.

• Also this evening at 6:30 p.m., Special Guest Speaker James Bunchuck will discuss Waste Management and Recycling in Southold Town at a special meeting of the North Fork Environmental Council and North Fork Audubon Society’s Plastic Reduction and Elimination Project of the North Fork at the Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane in Peconic. All are welcome to attend.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on several proposed CPF and scenic and conservation easement acquisitions at their 6:30 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.

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

May 2
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:07 a.m., 9:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:15 a.m., 8:33 p.m.
Greenport: 9:44 a.m., 10:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:36 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:39 a.m., 9:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:06 a.m., 11:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:13 a.m., 11:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:08 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:17 a.m., 6:39 p.m.

May 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:47 a.m., 10:01 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:55 a.m., 9:09 p.m.
Greenport: 10:24 a.m., 10:38 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:17 a.m., 11:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:19 a.m., 10:33 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:46 a.m.
South Jamesport: 11:53 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:49 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:58 a.m., 7:15 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

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