This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.15.21

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m. today, with otherwise mostly sunny skies and a high near 89 degrees, with heat index values as high as 96. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 71. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 89 and Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 85 and a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m.

• Here’s what the East End’s town boards are doing today: The Southampton Town Board will discuss a proposed $10 million bond for traffic safety improvements at an 11 a.m. work session, which can be viewed online here. The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the Solar 2 project and an event permit for the Bob Feller Act of Valor at its 10 a.m. work session this morning, which can be viewed online here. The East Hampton Town Board holds a regular meeting this morning at 11 a.m., which can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• Science Writer and Artist Erica Cirino speaks at Guild Hall in East Hampton this evening at 7 p.m. about her research and upcoming book, “Thicker Than Water: The Quest for Solutions to the Plastic Crisis” and her recent project with the Bridgehampton Childcare & Recreation Center on view in Guild Hall’s Education Corridor. Here are more details.

• Hallockville Museum Farm at 6038 Sound Avenue in Riverhead presents drive-in live music with Mambo Loco this evening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person or $50 per car and are available online at hallockville.org.

• The Southampton Town Youth Bureau presents a free screening of the original “Jurassic Park” this evening at 8:30 p.m. at Good Ground Park, 9A Squiretown Road in Hampton bays.

• Alive on 25 returns to downtown Riverhead for the season this evening, with a classic car show and fireworks that were rescheduled from July 1. The event is from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Here are more details.

• The Greenport American Legion Roller Rink at 102 Third Street in Greenport holds a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon from 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended, online here.

Suffolk County reported 60 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, July 13, with 1.2 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 29 people hospitalized with the virus, with six of them in ICU. The county reported no new fatalities, and the death toll here stands at 3,407 people.

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

July 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:04 a.m., 2:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:12 a.m., 1:56 p.m.
Greenport: 2:41 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:35 a.m., 4:10 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:36 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:03 a.m., 4:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:10 a.m., 4:54 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:01 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:02 p.m.

July 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:53 a.m., 3:39 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:01 a.m., 2:47 p.m.
Greenport: 3:30 a.m., 4:16 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:27 a.m., 5 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:25 a.m., 4:11 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:52 a.m., 5:38 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:59 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:53 a.m., 2:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:02 a.m., 12:52 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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