This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.26.17

At the menhaden plant, Napeague.
At the menhaden plant, Napeague.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a 40 percent chance of showers today, mainly before 11 a.m., but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 69 degrees and a west wind 9 to 13 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 68 and Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain Memorial Day, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

• The Southold Democratic Committee has picked their slate for this year’s town board elections. They’ve selected Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association president Mary Eisenstein, a mediator, and North Fork Environmental Council Programs Director and North Fork Audubon Society President Debbie O’Kane to run for town board. They will face sitting Councilmen Jim Dinizio and Bob Ghosio in this fall’s election.

• Our guide to Memorial Day parades and ceremonies throughout the East End this coming Monday is online here. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for details about any weather-related cancellations.

• The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum hosts their third annual “Whale of a Show,”curated by Dan Rizzie and Susan Lazarus-Reiman, opening tonight at 6 p.m. More details are online here. [Free]

• The North Fork Audubon Society hosts their second annual Native Plant Sale this weekend, May 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Red House at Inlet Pond County Park. More details are online here.

• The Beacon’s Events Calendar is chock full of information on events over the holiday weekend and in the weeks ahead. Tune in to be in the know about what’s going on on the East End.

Stay safe out there this weekend!

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

May 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:56 a.m., 10:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:04 a.m., 9:24 p.m.
Greenport: 10:33 a.m., 10:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:38 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:28 a.m., 10:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:55 a.m.
South Jamesport: 12:02 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:22 a.m., 7:42 p.m.

May 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:48 a.m., 11:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:56 a.m., 10:17 p.m.
Greenport: 11:25 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:20 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:15 a.m., 12:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:22 a.m., 12:54 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:15 a.m., 8:33 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

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