Good Morning

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 73 degrees and a west wind around 8 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 56 and a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8 p.m. Thursday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 72 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, and Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

• The East Hampton Housing Authority is now accepting applications for rental apartments in “The Green at Gardiner’s Point,” a new, 50-unit housing complex at 290 Three Mile Harbor Road. Read More.

• The Riverside community celebrates the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the brand new Riverside Maritime Trail Park on the banks of the Peconic River this morning at 11 a.m. Find Out More.

• The Hampton Bays Library at 52 Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon and evening from 1 to 7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can also be made online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board holds a Special Meeting this evening at 6 p.m. at town hall for a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for its Comprehensive Plan Update. Written comments on the DEIS, and on the Comprehensive Plan Update itself, are being accepted through June 10. Here’s More Info. The meeting can be viewed live here.

​• Sunrise Wind, a new offshore wind farm adjacent to the South Fork Wind Farm, with a cable slated to come ashore at Smith Point County Park, plans to begin pre-construction activities in New York State waters, subject to public approvals, this september. A Mariners’ Open House to communicate pre-construction activities will be held in person this afternoon and evening from 4 to 7 p.m. at 478 West Lake Drive in Montauk, NY, with the option to join online.​ Find Out More.

• “The Subject Was Roses,” a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play following the emotional struggles and hidden tensions within a family as their son returns from service in World War II, has just at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, and will run through June 16. Find Out More.

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

May 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:42 a.m., 3:29 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:50 a.m., 2:37 p.m.
Greenport: 3:19 a.m., 4:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:13 a.m., 4:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:14 a.m., 4:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:41 a.m., 5:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:48 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:49 a.m., 2:34 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:43 p.m.

May 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:42 a.m., 4:30 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:50 a.m., 3:38 p.m.
Greenport: 4:19 a.m., 5:07 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:13 a.m., 5:52 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:14 a.m., 5:02 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:41 a.m., 6:29 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:48 a.m., 6:36 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:47 a.m., 3:31 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:56 a.m., 1:40 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.


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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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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