Rainy Day Sunflowers
Rainy Day Sunflowers

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting rain and heavy winds today, with a high near 68 degrees and an east wind around 22 miles per hour, gusting to 37. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible. We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with the 
temperature rising to around 69 by 5 a.m. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 81. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday, with a high near 81 degrees. 

• Southampton Town is inviting the Riverside/Flanders community to participate in the initial design phase of the Riverside Maritime Trail Park along the Peconic River as part of this evening’s Flanders, Riverside, and Northampton Community Association meeting Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Crohan Community Center at 655 Flanders Road in Flanders. All are invited to attend.

• When Organización Latino-Americana of the East End Transportation Advocate Alma Tovar recently brought a family with a five-week-old little girl to the pediatric office of Dr. Harriet Hellman for a concern they had about a rash the baby had developed, she had little idea that the baby’s life was at risk. Read more about what OLA is doing to address transportation issues on the East End.

• Beacon contributor and archeologist Jo-Ann McLean shares her Viewpoint with us this week: European Americans are still land grabbing and the dominant European American culture is still dictating Shinnecock access to their traditional lands in one of the most highly segregated communities in the U.S.

• North Forkers for the Common Good will hold a screening of “Fix It,” a documentary about how to fix America’s health care system, this Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House. All are welcome to attend.

• 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:

September 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:40 a.m., 11:06 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:48 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
Greenport: 11:17 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:22 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:12 a.m., 11:38 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:15 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:22 a.m., 12:46 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:05 a.m., 10:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:14 a.m., 8:31 p.m.

September 11
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:31 a.m., 11:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:39 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
Greenport: 12:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:46 a.m., 1:10 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:05 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:12 a.m., 1:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:54 a.m., 11:11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:03 a.m., 9:20 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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