On the Ferry...
On the Ferry…

Good Morning!

• There’s a 30 percent  chance of showers today, with thunderstorms possible between noon and 2 p.m., but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 78. degrees and a southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 87, and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

• New York State has awarded ELIH’s Quannacut rehabilitation services with a $1.6 million grant to significantly expand its outpatient services in Riverhead, adding a women’s sober house and mental health and primary care services. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss a special historic landmark designation program, a DEC request to use town lands for  monitoring and a request for a sanitary easement at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
 
• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss a manager for the FIT Center, a bulkhead on Taylor’s Island, short term rental legislation and conservation tools and wetland permits at their 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.
 
• The Riverhead Town Board will hold a public hearing on special permit uses in shopping center zoning districts at their 7 p.m. meeting tonight. Their full agenda is online here.
 
• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your very own copy each week, sign up here.
 

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

Aug. 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:07 a.m., 4:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:15 a.m., 3:56 p.m.
Greenport: 4:44 a.m., 5:25 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:42 a.m., 6:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:39 a.m., 5:20 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:06 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:13 a.m., 6:54 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:21 a.m., 1:51 p.m.

Aug. 16

Plum Gut Harbor: 5:13 a.m., 5:52 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:21 a.m., 5 p.m.
Greenport: 5:50 a.m., 6:29 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:45 a.m., 7:09 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:45 a.m., 6:24 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:12 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:19 a.m., 7:58 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:23 a.m., 2:52 p.m.

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

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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