Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 86 degrees and a northwest wind 15 to 20 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 63. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Thursday, with a high near 82 and a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m.Friday will be sunny, with a high near 84.

• A Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice has denied a motion filed by hangar operators at the East Hampton Airport alleging the town should not be able to use airport fund fees to fund payments to the town’s legal counsel, which is defending East Hampton in several lawsuits filed against the town over the use restrictions the town has proposed at its municipally-owned airport. The town’s appeals of the permanent injunction against the town’s use restrictions by the same judge, Justice Paul Baisley, are currently pending before the Appellate Division.

• The inaugural North Fork walk brought more than 100 people to Peconic Landing on Sunday, raising more than $25,000 to support Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. See pictures and read our coverage online here.

• Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Center will open on Monday, Aug. 14 in the Hampton Bays Atrium. Read more.

• The Butterfly Effect Project’s annual back to school supply drive closes tomorrow, Aug. 10. Items to prepare students for a successful upcoming school year, including notebooks, three-ring binders, pencils and pens, crayons, paper, markers, highlighters, pencil cases, scissors, erasers, hand sanitizer, folders and tissues can be dropped off at BEP’s Office at 1018 Northville Turnpike in Riverhead. Students in the program can pick up their supply-filled backpacks Tuesday, Aug. 15 through Thursday, Aug. 17 from noon to 3 p.m. at BEP’s office. Here’s more info.

• The Lone Sharks play their annual free concert at Coopers Beach in Southampton Village this evening at 6:30 pm., and Mightly Ramon & Phantoms of Soul perform a free concert at Silversmith’s Corner (Main Road & Youngs Ave) in Southold this evening at 7:30p.m.

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

August 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:50 a.m., 5:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:58 a.m., 4:39 p.m.
Greenport: 5:27 a.m., 6:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:23 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:22 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:49 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:56 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:50 a.m., 4:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:59 a.m., 2:30 p.m.

August 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:58 a.m., 6:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:06 a.m., 5:41 p.m.
Greenport: 6:35 a.m., 7:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:25 a.m., 7:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:30 a.m., 7:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:57 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:04 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:47 a.m., 5:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:56 a.m., 3:26 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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