This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.23.22

Good Morning!

• It will be mostly sunny today, with a high temperature near 75 degrees and a light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies overnight, with a low around 58 and patchy fog after 3 a.m. Skies will be cloudy Friday morning, gradually clearing throughout the day, with a high near 77. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 84.

• New York Sea Grant will give a presentation on “Support for Long Island Sound Communities: Resilience Planning and Projects in the Age of Sea Level Rise and Extreme Events” this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Southold Recreation Center at 970 Peconic Lane in Peconic. All are welcome. Here are more details.

• The North Fork Environmental Council, the Peconic Estuary Program and the Reclaim Our Water Initiative are hosting a forum on septic system upgrade incentives this evening at 5:30 p.m. at the Riverhead Free Library. All are welcome.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hear the May report from the town’s police department and an update on a proposed new five-story mixed use building at the corner of Osborn Ave. and Court Street at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Greenport American Legion Roller Rink at 102 Third Street in Greenport hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon and evening from 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

Suffolk County reported 365 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, June 21, with 5.9 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 143 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 43 percent of them hospitalized due to Covid and 13 of them in ICU. The county reported six new fatalities from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 4,471 people since March of 2020.

• Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor plays host this evening at 6 p.m. to three readers from the new poetry anthology “NYC From The Inside,” organized by Walt Whitman Birthplace writer-in-residence George Wallace and featuring poets Cornelius Eady, Michelle Whittaker and Star Black. Here are more details.

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

June 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:24 a.m., 6:56 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:32 a.m., 6:04 p.m.
Greenport: 7:01 a.m., 7:33 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:53 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:56 a.m., 7:28 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:23 a.m., 8:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:30 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:13 a.m., 5:52 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:22 a.m., 4:01 p.m.

June 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:18 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:26 a.m., 6:50 p.m.
Greenport: 7:55 a.m., 8:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:49 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:50 a.m., 8:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:17 a.m., 9:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:24 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:09 a.m., 6:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:18 a.m., 4:52 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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