This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.7.15

Robins Island geese
The geese of Robins Island

Good Morning!

• Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a northeast wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Tomorrow is expected to be partly sunny, with a high near 81 degrees and Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 78. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Monday, but otherwise it is expected to be partly sunny, with a high near 83. Showers and thunderstorms are likely next Tuesday.

• Here’s a nifty Doppler Radar animation of Tuesday’ morning windstorm, which left many on the East End without power for more than a day. PSEG-Long Island says all power has now been restored.

• JumpstART!, an evening of unveilings of art installations, music, dance and performances, takes over downtown Riverhead tonight. Here’s The Beacon’s full report and schedule of events.

• Northeast Stage presents William Shakespeare’s “Twelfe Night” under the stars for three nights this weekend: Aug. 7, 8 & 9 at 7 p.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park. [Free]

• The Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport is hosting a free screening of BRONX RIVER WATERWASH  tonight at 6 p.m. The 2014 film, directed by Jean Marie Offenbacher, is a documentary chronicling the creation and stewardship of WATERWASH ABC out of a polluted riverside wasteland, a project spearheaded by the North Fork’s Lillian Ball.

The Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, August 11, at 2:30 in the community room of the Riverhead United Methodist Church.  Click here for the minutes from July’s coalition meeting.

All in a Weekend, The Beacon’s round-up of events this weekend on the Twin Forks, is online here.

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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