This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.31.17

In the corn...
In the corn…

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 80 degrees and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 69 and Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 68. 

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the town’s CPF audit, a shared services draft agreement and the expansion of the town’s ambulance barn at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. More details are online here.

• Southampton’s town board work session for today has been cancelled.

• The North Fork Environmental Council will hold a forum titled “All Water is Connected and We Are All Connected To Water” this evening, Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m. at Southold Town’s Peconic Lane Recreation Center. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• Also this evening, Kevin McAllister of Defend H2O presents Living on the Edge in the Face of Climate Change at John Jermain Library at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• The Ecological Culture Initiative is also holding a program titled “Rethinking Communities: Mapping History, Culture & Ecology” this evening, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at The Quogue Library. More details and registration information are online here. All are welcome to attend.

• Southold historian Amy Folk will give a talk on the book “A World Unto Itself: The Remarkable History of Plum Island, New York” this evening at 7 p.m. at the Prosper King house in Hampton Bays, sponsored by the Hampton Bays Historical Society. More details are online here. [$5/Members Free]

• The Riverhead BID’s final “Alive on 25” in downtown Riverhead this season will be held tonight on Main Street from 5 to 9:30 p.m., with live music on eight stages, street vendors and performers. Main Street will be closed to vehicles from Griffing to Ostrander Avenue, along with part of Peconic Avenue, from 2 to 11 p.m. while the festival is set up and broken down.

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

Aug. 31
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:19 a.m., 6:44 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:27 a.m., 5:52 p.m.
Greenport: 6:56 a.m., 7:21 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:34 a.m.,7:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:51 a.m., 7:16 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:18 a.m., 8:43 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:25 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:06 a.m., 3:33 p.m.

Sept. 1
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:12 a.m., 7:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:20 a.m., 6:41 p.m.
Greenport: 7:49 a.m., 8:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:28 a.m., 8:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:44 a.m., 8:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:11 a.m., 9:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:18 a.m., 9:39 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:03 a.m., 4:28 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

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