This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.5.17

In the potato fields, Riverhead.
In the potato fields, Riverhead.

Good Morning!

• There’s a 60 percent chance of rain today, with thunderstorms possible after 3 p.m. Otherwise, it will be cloudy, with a high near 67 and an east wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Rain is also likely overnight, with a low around 57 degrees. There’s also a 60 percent chance of rain Tuesday, mainly before 2 p.m., with a high near 64 degrees. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

• The Southampton Press’s Southampton Village Board candidate debate will be held tonight at 6 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center. Community members, concerned about racist comments made by trustee candidate Valerie Smith, will be holding a solidarity rally outside the Arts Center at 5 p.m.

• For the past two years, Kimberly Dubus has worked with the Southold Unitarian Universalist congregation as they grieved the loss of their historic church in a fire in March 2015 and prepared to rebuild. The congregation ordained her a minister on May 27. We caught up with Rev. Dubus in early May as she reflected on the past two years.

• The Family Service League is hosting another SafeTALK Community Suicide Prevention Training tomorrow, Tuesday, June 6 at Southold Town’s Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane in Peconic, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The program is designed to offer the public information on recognizing the signs of suicidal behavior, and what to do to help people who are contemplating suicide.  For information or reservations call 631.765.8251 or email lynnn@southoldtownny.gov.

• The Suffolk County Water Authority will host a public meeting on “WaterTalk,” focusing on groundwater quality and conservation at Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library on Wednesday, June 7 at 5 p.m. The talk will feature Water Authority laboratory and hydrogeology staff and offer residents the opportunity to ask questions about any water quality issue that concerns them. All are welcome to attend.

• The North Fork Environmental Council has announced their June Speaker Series guest will be Renewable Energy Long Island Executive Director Gordian Raacke. The talk will be held on June 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House.

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

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

June 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:52 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7 a.m., 7:17 p.m.
Greenport: 8:29 a.m., 8:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:22 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:24 a.m., 8:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:51 a.m., 10:08 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:58 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:54 a.m., 5:28 p.m.

June 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:36 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:44 a.m., 7:58 p.m.
Greenport: 9:13 a.m., 9:27 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:10 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:08 a.m., 9:22 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:35 a.m., 10:49 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:42 a.m., 10:56 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:45 a.m., 6:13 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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