This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.31.22

Good Morning!

• It will be sunny today, with a high temperature near 86 degrees and a west wind 9 to 16 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 28 mph. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 61. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 84, and Friday will be sunny, with a high near 80.

• Read our September editorial, “The Renaissance Curled Up in a Pine Cone,” about the difficulties so many of us are facing as we enter the post-pandemic world, and pick up a copy of our September edition beginning tomorrow at newsstands across the East End.

• Mean Machine performs in Southampton Village’s Agawam Park this evening at 6:30 p.m. and Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks perform at the Summer Showcase Concert Series at Silversmith’s Corner, Main Road & Youngs Avenue in Southold this evening at 7:30 p.m. In case of rain, concerts will be held at the Southold Town Recreation Center at 970 Peconic Lane.

• The North Fork Audubon will hold Friday Morning Birders with John Turner this Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. Meet at the southern entry point to Calverton Park, on Grumman Boulevard/River Road across from the Line Road intersection. For more information, visit

• The Hampton Theatre Company will be holding auditions for two roles in “Over the River and Through the Woods” by Joe DiPietro, by appointment only for non-union performers on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Quogue Community Hall, 125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue, NY 11959. Available roles are: Nick Cristano: Italian-American young professional in his late 20s to early 30s and Caitlin O’Hare: Attractive and charming, in her late 20s. Contact Director George Loizides at to set up an appointment. Here’s more info.

• Suffolk County reported 276 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, Aug. 30. with 8.3 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 211 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 41 percent of them hospitalized due to Covid and 23 of them in ICU. The county reported three new fatalities from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 4,557 people since March of 2020.

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

August 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:16 a.m., 12:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:51 a.m.
Greenport: 12:53 a.m., 1:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:44 a.m., 2:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:48 a.m., 1:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:15 a.m., 2:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:22 a.m., 2:49 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:41 a.m., 11:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:50 a.m., 9:54 p.m.

August 31
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:55 a.m., 1:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:03 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Greenport: 1:32 a.m., 1:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:25 a.m., 2:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:27 a.m., 1:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:54 a.m., 3:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:01 a.m., 3:28 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:31 a.m., 10:38 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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