This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.12.17

In the Echinacea
In the Echinacea

Good Morning!

• There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny and muggy, with a high near 85 and a light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. The chance of showers and thunderstorms continues overnight and into Thursday, which will be partly sunny, with a high near 88. There’s a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday, with a high near 75.

• The East Hampton Town Board is publicly asking members of the East End Supervisors and Mayors Association to reach out to federal lawmakers to support an amendment to FAA legislation to clarify the East Hampton Airport’s ability to regulate noisy aircraft. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• On June 1, Southampton Town gained a new voice for affordable housing when Diana Weir joined the town’s staff as Director of Housing. We got a chance to catch up with Ms. Weir a couple weeks back and talk about her new role. Read our conversation online here.

• The Southold Town Board will hold a special public meeting this afternoon at 4 p.m. to discuss the state of parking at beaches this summer.

• Peconic Bay Medical Center will conduct a groundbreaking of its new Critical Care Tower this afternoon. Stay tuned for more details.

• The Southampton Historical Society hosts a discussion on “Winning Votes for Women: A Centennial Remembrance” tomorrow at 11 a.m. More details are online here. [Free]

• Tomorrow night, July 13, the Jamesport Meeting House will host an East End Trivia Night to benefit the continued restoration of the 1731 community meeting house, and the organizers are still looking for teams to compete and for audiences to come cheer on the festivities. More details are online here.

• The Peconic Baykeeper will host “A Toast to Our Bays” this Friday, July 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Macari Vineyards in Cutchogue. The fundraiser includes local sustainable seafood and wine. More details are online here. [$30]

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

July 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:33 a.m., 1:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:19 p.m.
Greenport: 1:10 a.m., 1:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:55 a.m., 2:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:05 a.m., 1:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:32 a.m., 3:10 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:39 a.m., 3:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:07 a.m., 10:14 p.m.

July 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:13 a.m., 1:52 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:21 a.m., 1 p.m.
Greenport: 1:50 a.m., 2:29 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:36 a.m., 3:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:45 a.m., 2:24 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:12 a.m., 3:51 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:19 a.m., 3:58 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:50 a.m., 10:58 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

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