This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.23.19

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm today, with a high temperature near 73 degrees and a northwest wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. There’s a 40 percent chance of overnight shower, with a low around 63. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers before 9 a.m. Wednesday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 80. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 84.

• Southampton Town will hold its 6 p.m. meeting this evening at the Hampton Bays Community Center at 25 Ponquogue Avenue. On the agenda are public hearings on a proposed exchange of 6.3 acres of CPF land on Magee Street in Tuckahoe for 14.6 other acres of town-owned land on Sebonac Road, in order to use the Magee Street land for affordable housing, and on the form-based Hampton Bays Zoning Overlay District. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Jamesport Firemen’s Carnival is slated to begin tonight at 6 p.m., with the annual parade to be held tomorrow at 7 p.m. and fireworks Saturday evening at 10 p.m. More details are online here.

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge has announced that, in addition to the reward of up to $5,000 from Suffolk County Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of the person who stole a bald eagle from the refuge last week, the Nassau and Suffolk SPCAs have each also put up $5,000 rewards. According to the refuge, “there are many organizations working hard on this case.” The refuge has also set up a fund for increased security and repairs to cages, online here.

• Southampton Town has announced it will hold the lottery for 65 affordable apartments at Speonk Commons and Sandy Hollow Cove over two days next week, July 29 & 30.

• Concerned Citizens of Montauk’s summer interns have organized a Teen Beach Cleanup to be held at Kirk Park Beach on Tuesday, July 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. The rain date will be Wednesday, July 31. All are welcome to pitch in.

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

July 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:56 a.m., 3:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:04 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
Greenport: 3:33 a.m., 4:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:15 a.m., 4:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:28 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:55 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:02 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:50 a.m., 2:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:33 p.m.

July 24
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:46 a.m., 4:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:54 a.m., 3:35 p.m.
Greenport: 4:23 a.m., 5:04 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:03 a.m., 5:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:18 a.m., 4:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:45 a.m., 6:26 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:52 a.m., 6:33 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:32 a.m., 3:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:41 a.m., 1:13 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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