This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.12.22

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 83 degrees and a south wind 7 to 12 miles per hour, increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. There’s a 50 percent chance of overnight showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 87. It will be mostly sunny on Thursday, with a high near 85 and a 20 percent chance of showers and afternoon thunderstorms.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss proposed language and voter information for a November referendum on the town’s Community Housing und, along with a study of a potential transfer of development rights program for Montauk at its 11 a.m. meeting this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Southampton Town Board holds several public hearings at its 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon, including one on changes to the town code involving cannabis dispensaries, and on reestablishing the terms of planning and zoning board members from four to seven years. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss a blood drive, outdoor assembly permits and the town’s YouTube channel procedures at its 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• Greenport’s American Legion Roller Rink plays host to 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.

Project Vibe brings reggae to the East Quogue Green at the corner of Lewis Road and Montauk Highway this evening at 7 p.m. Bring blankets and chairs for this free community concert.

• Suffolk County reported 278 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, July 10, with 9 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 174 hospitalized people who had the virus, with 42 percent of them hospitalized due to Covid. Twelve of the patients were in ICU. The county reported no new fatalities, and the death toll here stands at 4,489 people since March of 2020.

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

July 12
Plum Gut Harbor: 9 a.m., 9:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:08 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
Greenport: 9:37 a.m., 10:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:42 a.m., 10:58 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:32 a.m., 9:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:59 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:06 a.m., 11:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:17 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:26 a.m., 6:51 p.m.

July 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:53 a.m., 10:18 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:01 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Greenport: 10:30 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:37 a.m., 11:54 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:25 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:52 a.m.
South Jamesport: 11:59 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:14 a.m., 9:36 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:23 a.m., 7:45 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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