Quitting time at Veterans Beach, Mattituck.
Quitting time at Veterans Beach, Mattituck.

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 72 degrees and a southeast wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.There’s a 30 percent chance of afternoon rain Friday, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 67 degrees. Saturday will be cloudy, with a high near 74 degrees and a 40 percent chance of rain.

• We’re proud to present the first installment of local food expert Linda Slezak’s food column, “Eat Local,” about sustainable East End fish. You can read her column, and get a great recipe from Almond Chef Jason Weiner, online here.

• Bruce Colbath wrote us this month about the East Hampton GOP’s recent interest in rejecting renewable energy. You can read his letter online here, and please take the time to write us and share your own views at editor@eastendbeacon.com.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss a correction of fire protection contracts for Bay Point and Noyac, the town’s draft 2016 annual financial statement and procedures regarding a zone change proposed for 85 North Phillips Ave. in Speonk. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss Suffolk County’s septic improvement program, East End train schedules and Riverview Lofts at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Lecture Series continues tonight with a Real Estate Round Table at 6 p.m. More details are online here. [Free]

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on a low-nitrogen septic system rebate program and on adding information about New York State’s new Transportation Network Companies (such as Uber & Lyft) to the town code at their 6:30 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.

• Progressive East End Reformers, a local branch of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ Progressive Action Network, will hold a general meeting this evening, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of Bridgehampton National Bank’s headquarters on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton. All are welcome to attend.

• Hulling Night at the Mattituck Lions Club’s 63rd Annual Strawberry Festival is tonight, June 15. Get all the details on the weekend’s festivities online here.

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

June 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:24 a.m., 3:12 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:32 a.m., 2:20 p.m.
Greenport: 3:01 a.m., 3:49 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:45 a.m., 4:22 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:56 a.m., 3:44 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:23 a.m., 5:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:30 a.m., 5:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:06 p.m.

June 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:11 a.m., 4 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:19 a.m., 3:08 p.m.
Greenport: 3:48 a.m., 4:37 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:35 a.m., 5:11 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:43 a.m., 4:32 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:10 a.m., 5:59 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:17 a.m., 6:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:12 a.m., 12:54 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please prove you're human: