This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.9.18

High tension marsh, Hashamomuck
High tension marsh, Hashamomuck

Good Morning!

• There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly before 10 a.m. Otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 87 degrees and a west wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 70. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 85. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 82. 

• For far too many East Enders, choosing between keeping the ouse heated and putting dinner on the table is a real dilemma. As the fall approaches, our editorial this month is a reminder of this true need.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss tick prevention, a model airplaine park proposal, the Titan Run 5K, a proposed municipal garage and a comprehensive policing plan at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• Beacon columnist Dave Davis talks this month about how compassion starts with oneself.

• Young Musicians United for Gun Safety, a local initiative featuring young local bands, is hosting a concert tonight at East Hampton’s Guild Hall to raise money for to continue promoting gun reform. The night will feature Big Karma, The Sectionals and Earthreal. Tickets are $15 and more details are online here.

• Tonight’s season finale of “Alive on 25” in downtown Riverhead includes an art and light show in Grangebel Park. The street fair runs from 5 to 9:30 throughout downtown Riverhead.

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

August 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:25 a.m., 8:52 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:33 a.m., 8 p.m.
Greenport: 9:02 a.m., 9:29 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:04 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:57 a.m., 9:24 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:24 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:31 a.m., 10:58 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:43 a.m., 8:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:52 a.m., 6:13 p.m.

August 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:16 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:24 a.m., 8:51 p.m.
Greenport: 9:53 a.m., 10:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11 a.m., 11:19 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:48 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:15 a.m., 11:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:22 a.m., 11:49 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:41 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:50 a.m., 7:08 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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