Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 82 degrees and a calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 66. Tomorrow will be partly sunny, with a high near 81 and a light southwest wind. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers Friday, with thunderstorms also possible after 11 a.m., partly sunny skies and a high near 84 degrees.

• Out at Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island, a masterful sculptural installation graces the woods and grounds of the former plantation this summer, addressing the property’s past, future and human presence in the natural world. Read More.

• Families have long flocked to Greenport to give their kids the unforgettable experience of a ride on an old-fashioned carousel in Mitchell Park, and this summer there are a few more reasons to bring a kid here, or be a kid here yourself, between the relaunch of a mini-railroad through the woods, to a new piano available for anyone to play in Mitchell Park and a festival of skateboarding culture, art and music in mid-July. Read More.

• The Riverhead Town Board is holding a public hearing on a proposed three-month extension of its moratorium on industrial development in Calverton open for written comment until July 10 — the date the Suffolk County Planning Commission is expected to review the proposal. All comments the board received at yesterday’s public hearing were in favor of the extension. The existing moratorium expires July 12, and the board would need to hold a special meeting to extend it before it expires.

• The Flanders Fire Department at 19 Firehouse Lane in Flanders hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive this Saturday, July 6 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can also be made online here.

• Find out what’s going on this weekend and in the weeks ahead in our Events Calendar! The Morning Bulletin will return after the holiday weekend, but stay tuned to our homepage for other coverage throughout the rest of the week.

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

July 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:18 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:26 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
Greenport: 8:55 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:57 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:50 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:17 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:24 a.m., 10:49 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:20 a.m., 7:54 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:38 a.m., 6:03 p.m.

July 4
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:08 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:16 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
Greenport: 9:45 a.m., 10:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:50 a.m., 11:03 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:40 a.m., 10:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:07 a.m., 11:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:14 a.m., 11:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:26 a.m., 8:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:35 a.m., 6:54 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.


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Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she 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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