This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.7.18

Jodi's Shortcut, off-season.
Jodi’s Shortcut, off-season.

Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of showers between 9 a.m. and noon today, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 64 degrees and a northeast wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 46. Tuesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 63 and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

• Hot on the heals of the news from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control last week that mosquito, tick and flea bite-related illnesses had tripled in U.S. in the past 12 years, New York Senator Chuck Schumer urged the CDC to commit some of the department’s $900 million budget increase this year to help fight these so-called “vector-borne diseases.” The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Southold Sunshine Society, which provides assistance to people facing medical challenges, will hold a “Name Your Game” afternoon luncheon, with game-playing of your choice, this afternoon, May 7 from noon to 3 p.m. at Founder’s Landing in Southold. Tickets are $20 per person and reservations are required. Call Anne Swanson at 631.765.5735 for more details.

• Today is the deadline to register for Southold Town’s free Opioid Overdose Prevention Program NARCAN Training Class this Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. at the Peconic Recreation Center. More details are online here.

• Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is inviting the public to the Tiana Bayside Marine Facility in Hampton Bays, next Saturday, May 12 for a free, fun, family-friendly “Open House + Community Stewardship Day.” More details are online here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

May 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:02 a.m., 4:45 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:10 a.m., 3:53 p.m.
Greenport: 4:39 a.m., 5:22 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:12 a.m., 5:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:34 a.m., 5:17 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:01 a.m., 6:44 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:08 a.m., 6:51 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:56 a.m., 1:37 p.m.

May 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:02 a.m., 5:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:10 a.m., 4:51 p.m.
Greenport: 5:39 a.m., 6:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:08 a.m., 6:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:34 a.m., 6:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:01 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:08 a.m., 7:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:45 a.m., 2:27 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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