Osprey wake-up call
Osprey wake-up call

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 90 degrees but heat index values as high as 95, with a calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 miles per hour in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 73. Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 87 and a 30 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

• Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone will be in Greenport today to sign legislation that appropriates $237,000 to undertake a green infrastructure project, being constructed in a match with the Village of Greenport, which includes stormwater retention measures at four road ends, including at 4th Street.

• The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival presents “American Dreams,” a series of new works by American composers, this evening at 6 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. More details are online here. [$35]

• The Hamptons Institute at Guild Hall in East Hampton kicks off this evening at 7 p.m. with a discussion on plastic pollution with Dr. Barbara HendrieDirector, North America-UN Environment; Dune Ives, Director, Lonely Whale; and Tierney Thys, PhD, Marine Biologist, Science Educator, and National Geographic explorer. More details are online here. [$23-$55]

• Northeast Stage’s new production of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” closes tonight at 7 p.m. at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays. More details are online here. [Free]

• 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 own copy each week, sign up here.

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

August 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:38 a.m., 6:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:46 a.m., 5:19 p.m.
Greenport: 6:15 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:04 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:10 a.m., 6:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:37 a.m., 8:10 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:44 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:26 a.m., 4:55 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:35 a.m., 3:04 p.m.

August 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:37 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:45 a.m., 6:15 p.m.
Greenport: 7:14 a.m., 7:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:06 a.m., 8:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:09 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:36 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:43 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:33 a.m., 6 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:42 a.m., 4:09 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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