This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.24.16

Peconic Gold in Cutchogue Harbor, Monday morning.
Peconic Gold in Cutchogue Harbor, Monday morning.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9 a.m. today, tapering off throughout the day, with a high near 67 degrees and a north wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Skies will clear tonight, with a low around 51. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 80 degrees and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

• The Southampton Town Board will hear continuations of public hearings on possible demolition of the Brewster House in Flanders and on the Bridgehampton Gateway proposal at their 6 p.m. meeting tonight. Their full agenda is online here.

• Several East End libraries is in the midst of a musical instrument drive for the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center, where instructors from East End Arts are giving music lessons. More information is online here.

• The Southampton Trails Preservation Society is hosting a “crepuscular vision hike” this evening from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Scallop Pond Marsh in Bridgehampton. More information is online here.

• The Southold Fire Department is hosting a blood drive tomorrow, May 25, from 2:15 to 8:15 p.m.  at their main firehouse on Route 25. For more information, contact michaelzweig1942@gmail.com, or on the New York Blood Center’s website.

At the Southold Bike Swap
At the Southold Bike Swap

• The Southold Youth Bureau reports that their bike swap on Saturday was a big success, with crowds of people donating or swapping their bikes of all different types and sizes. Two technicians from Country Time Cycles checked on the condition of the bikes and the Southold Police monitoring the safety of bike riders, and at the end of the day a trailer full of bikes was collected to be given out by CAST.

• Electric car company Tesla Motors plans to open a showroom at 50 Newton Lane (at the former location of Coach on the east side of the street) in East Hampton this Friday, May 27, where the company will provide free test drives of its Model S sedan and, eventually, its Model X SUV. If electric cars don’t float your boat, you can get involved with restoring Nikola Tesla’s laboratory in Shoreham too, where work is progressing with the help of sponsorship from Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk’s Musk Foundation. More information on their work is online here.

• The Suffolk County Health Department will hold a free Narcan training session on Tuesday, June 14 at the Riverhead Library at 330 Court Street from 6 to 8 p.m. to help members of the public learn to deliver the opiate antidote medication. This class includes an opening presentation by Michael’s Hope, founders of the “I Hate Heroin” campaign.  RSVP is required at 631.463.5810 or piew@aol.com.

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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