Good Morning!

• Showers are likely before 8 a.m., then a chance of sprinkles between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., with skies gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 61 degrees and an east wind 6 to 8 miles per hour and shifting to the north. Showers are likely overnight, with possibly a thunderstorm after 2 p.m., with a low temperature around 52 degrees and a southeast wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. Showers are likely, with possibly a thunderstorm on Wednesday, with a high near 62. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 64.

• South Fork Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming announced Monday evening that she will be running next year for the First Congressional District seat currently held by Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor of New York. Here’s our full story.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss sewer expansion in Greenport, a proposed “Park Passport” for town trails, an update on Covid-safe Senior Services operation and beach policies for the summer season at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board has no public hearings scheduled for its 4:30 p.m. regular meeting. Here’s the agenda for both meetings, here’s the link to the morning work session and here’s the link to the afternoon regular meeting.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss beekeeping at the East Hampton Airport, rezoning the western portion of Wainscott, water quality funding recommendations, accessory apartment legislation and Covid considerations for special events, summer recreation and beach access at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. The agenda is here and the meeting can be viewed on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets at 2 p.m. today and is slated to hold a public hearing on parking regulations on Oak Street and Central Avenue in Wading River. Here’s the agenda, and here’s the Zoom login info.

Suffolk County reported 172 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, May 2, with 1.8 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 186 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 50 of them in ICU. The county reported one new fatality from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 3,353 people.

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

May 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:53 a.m., 5:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:01 a.m., 4:44 p.m.
Greenport: 5:30 a.m., 6:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:17 a.m., 6:57 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:25 a.m., 6:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:52 a.m., 7:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:59 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:52 a.m., 4:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:01 a.m., 2:41 p.m.

May 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:01 a.m., 6:37 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:09 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Greenport: 6:38 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:23 a.m., 7:58 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:33 a.m., 7:09 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8 a.m., 8:36 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:07 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:50 a.m., 5:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:59 a.m., 3:41 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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