This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.24.22

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting cloudy skies through mid morning, today then gradual clearing, with a high temperature near 68 degrees and an east wind 6 to 13 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 50. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 67 and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

• South Fork Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming is now the only Democratic running for the First Congressional District seat currently held by Congressman Lee Zeldin, after her fellow legislator, Kara Hahn, suspended her campaign for the seat and former Babylon Town Councilwoman Jackie Gordon said she would seek to run in the Second Congressional District. Read More.

• The Southold Town Board will hear an update on the proposed justice court building, on trails projects, on new programs at CAST in Southold, Language Line services, food trucks and aircraft prohibition at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. There is one public hearing scheduled for their 4:30 p.m. meeting this evening, on changes to use regulations in the town code regarding affordable housing. Here’s the agenda for both meetings, which are open to the public and can also be accessed via Zoom. Here’s the Zoom login for the morning work session, and here’s the login for the afternoon meeting.

• The Southampton Town Board holds public hearings on parking restrictions in East Quogue and on allowing public officials to attend meetings via videoconference at its 6 p.m. regular meeting this evening. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss Accessory Dwelling Units, building department fees and pending wetland applications at its 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• We’re currently facing a blood shortage emergency and the Shoreham/Wading River High School at 250B Route 25A in Shoreham is holding a New York Blood Center blood drive today from 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. to help replenish supplies. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

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

May 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:55 a.m., 6:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:03 a.m., 5:41 p.m.
Greenport: 6:32 a.m., 7:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:22 a.m., 7:54 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:27 a.m., 7:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:54 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:01 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:49 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:58 a.m., 3:39 p.m.

May 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:54 a.m., 7:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:02 a.m., 6:32 p.m.
Greenport: 7:31 a.m., 8:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:22 a.m., 8:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:26 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:53 a.m., 9:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9 a.m., 9:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:46 a.m., 6:26 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:55 a.m., 4:35 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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