Pictured Above: Beach roses in the haze.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting widespread haze and patchy smoke today with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 77 degrees, with a west wind 9 to 13 miles per hour and a 40 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible after 11 a.m. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 53. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 75, a west wind 10 to 13 miles per hour and a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 72.

• The Riverhead Fire Department at 540 Roanoke Ave in Riverhead will host 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.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss opening a new section of Fort Hill Cemetery and the town police department’s annual report at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets at 2 p.m. today. They will hold public hearings on a new 60,000-square-foot warehouse at EPCAL, changes to downtown parking restrictions and special permits for a gas storage facility on Edwards Avenue and converting a retail store at 740 Main Road in Aquebogue to a professional office. Here’s the agenda, here’s the Zoom login info and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• This Wednesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. at the Riverhead Free Library, the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force will spotlight Pride Month, and host “Pride and Prom” an open conversation about the challenges for the LGBTQ  community maneuvering Prom and other major life events. This event was inspired by the musical- comedy “The Prom”, based on an actual incident of a school that cancelled prom rather than let a young lesbian attend with her girlfriend. The Riverhead High School Blue Masques proudly presented the show’s Long Island debut last fall and will join in to perform a few numbers. The event is free and open to all.

• The Suffolk in Riverhead hosts a Film Screening: of “Terra Nostra” tomorrow, June 7 at 7 p.m. It’s a unique award-winning multimedia presentation featuring symphonic music, film and poetry about climate change, with a panel discussion featuring the composer, a scientist, artist, and environmentalist on the global challenge facing our species. More info is at thesuffolk.org.

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

June 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:30 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
Greenport: 12:20 a.m., 12:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:18 a.m., 1:59 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:15 a.m., 12:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:42 a.m., 2:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:49 a.m., 2:28 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:31 a.m., 11:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:40 a.m., 9:57 p.m.

June 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:38 a.m., 1:17 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:25 p.m.
Greenport: 1:15 a.m., 1:54 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:11 a.m., 2:52 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:10 a.m., 1:49 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:37 a.m., 3:16 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:44 a.m., 3:23 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:30 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:39 a.m., 10:56 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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