This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.29.21

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 92 and heat index values as high as 100, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. and a southwest wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m. this evening, with partly cloudy skies overnight and a low around 71. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 89 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85 and showers and thunderstorms likely after 2 p.m.

• As the East End plummets deeper and deeper into an affordable housing crisis, both houses of the New York State Legislature have passed a bill that would create town fund for housing administered much like the Community Preservation Fund. Read More.

• As a result of the extreme heat in the forecast this week, Riverhead Town Supervisor Yvette Aguiar has announced the Riverhead Senior Center located at 60 Shade Tree Lane, in Aquebogue will be open as a cooling center through Wednesday, June 30, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. “This will be a place our seniors may go if they need to take a break, relax and cool off,” says Ms. Aguiar.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss the Bay to Sound Trail, an update on improvements to town hall and the town hall annex and leaf blower noise at its 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board also holds a regular meeting at 4:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda for both meetings, here’s the Zoom login for the work session and here’s the Zoom login for the afternoon meeting.

• The Alive on 25 downtown street fair in Riverhead returns this Thursday, July 1 from 5 to 9:30 p.m., with fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Here are more details.

• Today’s the last day to subscribe to receive our July print edition delivered through the U.S. Mail. You’ll read many of our stories in print before you find them online, and our print edition supports much of the work we do! Signing up is quick, easy, and affordable — print subscriptions cost just $20 per year in Suffolk County.

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

June 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:54 a.m., 2:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:02 a.m., 1:39 p.m.
Greenport: 2:31 a.m., 3:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:27 a.m., 4:01 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:26 a.m., 3:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:53 a.m., 4:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4 a.m., 4:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:11 a.m., 1:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:59 a.m.

June 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:48 a.m., 3:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:56 a.m., 2:35 p.m.
Greenport: 3:25 a.m., 4:04 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:21 a.m., 4:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:20 a.m., 3:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:47 a.m., 5:26 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:54 a.m., 5:33 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:03 a.m., 2:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:12 a.m., 12:51 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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