Flanders Bay, Sunset.
Flanders Bay, Sunset

Good Morning!

There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 77 degrees and a south wind 5 to 10 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with a low around 55. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 78, and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

• The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear East Hampton’s case for local control over its municipal airport, after the Second Circuit Court of Appeals last fall struck down the town’s airport curfews and trip limits imposed in 2015. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

 • Suffolk County Vector Control is planning to spray the following wetlands on the East End with mosquito larvicides VectoBac and Altosid today and tomorrow between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Stokes Poges, Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Moneybogue Bay, Dune Road, Meadow Lane, North Haven, Iron Point, North Sea and Westhampton Dunes in Southampton Town; Napeague, Beach Hampton and Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton Town; Indian Island, Aquebogue Overlook, Crescent Duck Farm, Millar Farm and Aquebogue Farm in Riverhead Town and New Suffolk, Great Hog Neck, Kerwin Boulevard, Pipes Neck Creek and Pipes Cove in Southold Town. For more information, call 631.852.4270.
• The New York Blood Center has declared a blood emergency in the New York metropolitan region. In order to replenish blood supplies, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone urged residents yesterday to donate blood at their nearest NYBC donor center. More details on upcoming local blood drives are online here.
• The Southampton Town Board will hold its second monthly meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the David W. Crohan Community Center at 655 Flanders Road in Flanders. The board plans to hold public hearings on eliminating the availability of Planned Development Districts for applications received after June 6 of last year, and enacting parking by permit only at Sand Bar Beach on Dune Road in Hampton Bays. Their full agenda is online here.

• Racial Justice East End, PEER/NYPAN: Progressive East End Reformers, Canio’s Cultural Café and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork will host a special community screening and discussion of Ava DuVernay’s film, “13th,” this Thursday, June 29 at 6 p.m. at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. More details are online here.

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

June 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:42 a.m., 1:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:24 p.m.
Greenport: 1:19 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:15 a.m., 2:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:14 a.m., 1:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:41 a.m., 3:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:48 a.m., 3:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:47 a.m., 11 p.m.

June 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:37 a.m., 2:12 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:45 a.m., 1:20 p.m.
Greenport: 2:14 a.m., 2:49 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:10 a.m., 3:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:09 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:36 a.m., 4:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:43 a.m., 4:18 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:43 a.m., 11:55 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

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