This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.13.16

Summer field striations
Summer field striations

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 83 degrees and a south wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight tonight, with increasing clouds and a low around 72. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Thursday, mostly before 1 p.m., with a high near 82 degrees. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon Friday, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

• Southampton Town announced Tuesday that the town has made an offer to preserve one of the last large undeveloped and unpreserved pieces of land in the town — on property slated to be developed into a golf course with and 118 luxury homes known as “The Hills at East Quogue.” The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• An area of soil contaminated with PCBs at the southeast corner of Gabreski Airport in Westhampton is slated to be cleaned up this summer, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Tonight is Parade Night at the Jamesport Fire Department’s annual summer carnival. The parade steps off at 7 p.m. at Washington Avenue and continues down Main Street to the George Young Community Center on South Jamesport Avenue. The carnival continues through July 16, when there will be fireworks at 9 p.m. More information is online here.

• “School of Rock” will be the first of several free Wednesday film screenings in Amagansett Square tonight at 9 p.m., and there are plenty of opportunities for al fresco moviegoing throughout the East End in the weeks ahead. Our full listings are online here.

Danza Nova performs at Agawam Park in Southampton at 6:30 p.m. tonight and Bobtown performs at Southold’s Silversmith’s Corner tonight at 7:30 p.m. as part of ongoing free outdoor summer concert series throughout the East End. Our full listings are online here.

• Riverside Rediscovered will be holding its monthly meet-up tomorrow, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Sarikopa Organic Tea & Coffee Shop just south of the Riverside traffic circle on Riverleigh Avenue. The first 30 attendees will receive $3 gift cards to the coffee shop, and attendees will have a chance to vote on this month’s Riverside Five grant awards. More information is online here.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
July 13
MTK Hbr: 4:44 a.m., 5:16 p.m.
Orient: 5:45 a.m., 6:17 p.m.
GPT: 6:13 a.m., 6:45 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 6:08 a.m., 6:40 p.m.
S. JPT: 7:42 a.m., 8:14 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 2:25 a.m., 3:05 p.m.

July 14
MTK Hbr: 5:40 a.m., 6:07 p.m.
Orient: 6:41 a.m., 7:08 p.m.
GPT: 7:09 a.m., 7:36 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:04 a.m., 7:31 p.m.
S. JPT: 8:38 a.m., 9:05 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 3:17 a.m., 3:55 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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